9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals News

Court Denies Uber’s Appeal of Class Action Filed by Aspiring Employees

A U.S. appeals court this week denied ride service Uber’s request to immediately appeal an order approving class certification in a lawsuit filed by drivers who wish to be deemed employees. The ruling, from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of …

Oregon State University Pays $101K Settle Campus Paper Suit

Oregon State University has paid $1,000 plus $100,000 in legal fees to a former student to settle a lawsuit over the confiscation of distribution boxes for a conservative-leaning student newspaper. The Oregonian reported the university did not acknowledge wrongdoing but …

Court Revives Lawsuit Against BP Over Alaska Oil Spill Statements

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a shareholder lawsuit against BP PLC over statements the company made in the wake of a 2006 oil spill in Alaska. The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San …

Online Audio Access Starts for 9th Circuit Hearings

The public can now listen to hearings from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals online. The court said Thursday it will offer online audio access to all of its proceedings beginning with its hearings next week in Pasadena. It’s …