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NC gay marriage proponents to move to overturn ban
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:17am.

videoSame-sex marriage advocates in North Carolina say they will ask a federal judge to quickly strike down the state's ban following the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear appeals of the issue.

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Judge wants NC to discuss voting changes
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:42pm.

A federal judge wants to know how North Carolina intends to carry out an appeals court decision restoring same-day registration during early voting this fall and counting out-of-precinct ballots cast on Election Day.

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UPDATE: Court denies NC request to delay voting law order
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:38pm.

videoA federal appeals court has refused to block the implementation of its ruling this week that restores same-day voter registration in North Carolina and the counting of ballots cast out-of-precinct on Election Day.

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Gov. McCrory appoints Bell to NC Court of Appeals
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:11pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a Charlotte judge to fill the remainder of an unexpired term on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Special Superior Court Judge Lisa Bell will fill the seat of outgoing Chief Appeals Judge John Martin, who retired August 1. She will serve on the court through December 31.

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Cary wins appeal on sign lawsuit
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:09am.

A federal appeals court has says the town of Cary did not violate a man's First Amendment rights when it fined him for a sign painted on his house.

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Court denies rehearing on cigarette warnings
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:59am.

A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.

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Appeals court upholds 1998 tobacco deal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 1:00pm.

The landmark 1998 national settlement between 46 states and 19 tobacco companies is valid and doesn't amount to a conspiracy or anti-competitive behavior by the government, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Appeals Court denies DA's request to overturn judge's order
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/24/2011 - 9:41am.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has denied Jon David's request to overturn a judge's order temporarily.

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Appeals court overturns stem cell research ban
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/29/2011 - 9:51am.

A divided federal appeals court has ruled that opponents of taxpayer-funded stem cell research are not likely to succeed in a lawsuit to stop it.

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ONLY ON 3: UNCW, professor react to appeals court decision
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 04/07/2011 - 3:28pm.

video UNCW is heading back to court. A federal court of appeals ruled to send Dr. Mike Adams's lawsuit against the UNCW back to court to settle his First Amendment retaliation claim.

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