U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit News

Former federal prosecutor ruled fit to practice again in California

By Karen Kidd | Jul 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Once-disbarred former assistant U.S. attorney G. Paul Howes, disciplined over alleged ethical misconduct as federal prosecutor in prominent cases during the 1980s and 1990s, is again fit to practice law in California, according to a recent decision.

Secretary of Labor disagrees with whistleblower reinstatement ruling; no decision on appeal

By Carrie Salls | Nov 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Appeals Court for the District of Columbia has rejected a request by a California cement plant worker for temporary reinstatement of his employment as a whistleblower after the company for which the employee had worked had changed hands.  

Lawyer says NLRB ruling imposed 'radical, new standard' for use of replacement workers

By Taryn Phaneuf | Sep 16, 2016

OAKLAND – A long-term care facility is waiting to see which court of appeals will hear its case after the National Labor Relations Board refused Aug. 24 to reconsider a previous ruling that the facility violated the National Labor Relations Act.

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