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Friday, April 21, 2017

"3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban": The Associated Press has this report.

You can access today's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denying initial en banc review at this link.
Posted at 08:12 PM by Howard Bashman



Justice Gorsuch, in action: If you collected baseball cards as a kid in the early 1970s, as I did, perhaps you too especially liked the "in action" ones.

This afternoon, the U.S. Supreme Court posted online the audio of this week's oral arguments, which allows us to listen to the newest U.S. Supreme Court Justice in action.
Posted at 04:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"He robbed banks and went to prison. His time there put him on track for a new job: Georgetown law professor." Susan Svrluga of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 04:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal Judge McKeague to go on senior status": Ken Palmer of The Lansing State Journal has an article that begins, "U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals Judge David McKeague plans to go on senior status, federal officials said Thursday."
Posted at 04:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gorsuch casts death-penalty vote in one of his first Supreme Court cases": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 04:02 PM by Howard Bashman


"'Pivotal Moment' for Democrats? Gerrymandering Heads to Supreme Court." Michael Wines of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 03:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Helps Judge First-Ever Garth Competition and Camden Team Wins Close Contest": Elizabeth Moore of Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey has this report.
Posted at 03:48 PM by Howard Bashman


Dinner last night as part of the Third Circuit Bar Association's Dine-Arounds: Last night at the Third Circuit's Judicial Conference in Lancaster, Pa., the judges participated in a judges-only dinner. To provide dining choices for attorneys attending the conference, the Third Circuit Bar Association organized a variety of dine-around options at local restaurants.

I was part of a small group that grabbed dinner at the Lancaster Brewing Company. Joining me for dinner were Matthew Stiegler, author of the "CA3blog"; Mary Catherine Roper, deputy legal director at the ACLU of Pennsylvania; and Maurice Harmon of Harmon & Seidman LLC. A proverbial good time was had by all.
Posted at 09:32 AM by Howard Bashman



Programming note: The Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Lancaster, Pennsylvania -- which I have immensely enjoyed attending -- concludes midday today. As a result, regular blogging will not resume until this evening.

As always while I am traveling, more frequent appellate-related retweets will appear on this blog's Twitter feed.
Posted at 07:55 AM by Howard Bashman



"For Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, speaking in Lancaster, TV cameras are out, dogs are in": Jeff Hawkes has this front page article (registration required for full access) in LNP, a daily newspaper in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. A bit more of the article can be freely accessed via the Newseum's PDF of the newspaper's front page from today.

And Dan Packel of Law360.com reports that "Justice Alito Still Says No To Video Cameras At High Court" (subscription required for full access).
Posted at 07:50 AM by Howard Bashman



In Bashman news from The American Lawyer: Online at The Am Law Litigation Daily, Max Mitchell has an article headlined "Litigator of the Week: An Appellate Attorney Fends Off Honda in a $55M Fight" (subscription required for full access).
Posted at 07:40 AM by Howard Bashman






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