US Court of Appeals

Salmon Win Calif Water Fight


A federal appeals court has reinstated a conservation plan that calls for reducing water pumped from California’s Central Valley delta in order to protect endangered salmon. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court Monday and sent…

Judiciary Budget Boost


The recent spending measure approved by Congress included a $6.7 billion appropriation for the federal judiciary, a nearly 3 percent increase in discretionary funding over fiscal year 2014. This increase is roughly $187 million.  It will help courts to recover…