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NYC Court Limits What Filmmaker Must Give Chevron

NEW YORK - (AP) A federal appeals court on Thursday limited the amount of raw footage that a filmmaker must release from his documentary about a legal fight between Chevron and Ecuadoreans over oil contamination. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a two-page order that filmmaker Joseph Berlinger...

Appeals Court In NYC Reinstates Wiretaps Lawsuit

NEW YORK - (AP) A lawsuit challenging a law that lets the United States eavesdrop on overseas communications more widely and with less judicial oversight than in the past was reinstated Monday by a federal appeals court that said new rules regarding surveillance had put lawyers, journalists and human...

New York Court Reinstates Lawsuit By New Haven Fireman

NEW YORK - (AP) Reviving a lawsuit brought by a black firefighter, a federal appeals court decision on Monday raised new questions about the impact of a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the reverse-discrimination lawsuit brought by 17 white firefighters and one Hispanic firefighter seeking promotions...