Federal Appeals Court

FILE - This Jan. 30, 2018, file photo shows the Trump International Hotel in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 19, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday grilled lawyers for the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia about their claims that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits through foreign and domestic...
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Appeals court to hear challenge to 'habitual drunkard' law.  (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 30, 2019 - 11:52 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to reconsider a challenge to a Virginia law that allows police to arrest people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol. In August, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court judge...
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United states court of appeals, Richmond, Virginia. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
June 27, 2018 - 9:11 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal court has found that 11 Virginia legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered and ordered lawmakers to redraw the state's electoral map by the end of October. A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 Tuesday in a lawsuit that accused lawmakers of illegally packing...
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