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Friday, July 7, 2017

"Judge's Expected Retirement Will Let Trump Appoint Conservative to Powerful Circuit; D.C. Circuit often stepping stone to Supreme Court": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has an article that begins, "President Donald Trump will soon have the ability to start remaking Washington's second-most powerful court, with the expected retirement of Judge Janice Rogers Brown from the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit."

And Zoe Tillman of Buzzfed News reports that "Trump Will Get To Pick A New Judge For A Key Appeals Court."
Posted at 11:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justice Joan L. Larsen -- Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit": Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, "The Vetting Room."

And on Monday, while I was returning to the east coast from the west coast, Voruganti had a post titled "The Age Question."
Posted at 02:03 PM by Howard Bashman



"We take this opportunity to clarify the ascertainability doctrine's substance and purpose." So states this opinion that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today in a class action appeal.
Posted at 01:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court upholds Rabbi Mendel Epstein's conviction in kidnapping conspiracy": Kathleen Hopkins of The Asbury Park Press has a report that begins, "A federal appeals court today affirmed the convictions of Lakewood Rabbi Mendel Epstein and two other rabbis found guilty in a conspiracy to kidnap Orthodox Jewish husbands who refused to grant their wives permission to divorce."

And The Associated Press reports that "Convictions for Rabbis for Forced Divorces Upheld by Court."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:36 PM by Howard Bashman



"Court: Constitution Grants Right to Record Police in Public." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman






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