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Group challenges FCC's "net neutrality" rules

Public interest group Free Press filed a petition for review in the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Wednesday, challenging U.S. Internet rules set to go into effect November 20. Full story

Ban lifted on funding for embryonic stem cells

The Obama administration can continue using federal tax dollars to fund human embryonic stem cell research, an appeals court ruled on Friday, overturning a lower court decision and handing a victory to the White House. Full story

SCOTUS refuses to fast track health care case

   NBC’s Pete Williams reports that the Supreme Court of the United States has rejected the state of Virginia's request to bypass the Court of Appeals and directly challenge President Obama's health care law.

Work halted on New York judges' luxury flats

ALBANY, N.Y., April 21 (Reuters Legal) - New York's financial woes have forced the state's Court of Appeals to halt the $23-million renovation of a former Catholic school into luxury apartments for judges. Full story

Winklevoss twins must live with Facebook deal

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss cannot back out of a settlement with social networking giant Facebook over claims that company founder Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. Full story

U.S. appeals court upholds Jeff Skilling conviction

Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling was unsuccessful in his latest bid to overturn his criminal conviction as a U.S. appeals court called any errors in his trial "harmless." Full story

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E-cigs will be regulated as tobacco products, court rules

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