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Friday, July 16, 2010

"Sources: Obama Administration Vetting N.Y. Lawyer for D.C. Circuit." David Ingram has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 05:04 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal panel upholds Wesley Snipes tax sentence": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A federal appeals panel has upheld a three-year prison sentence on federal tax charges for film star Wesley Snipes."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit at this link.
Posted at 03:34 PM by Howard Bashman



"UW professor is nominated for federal appeals court job; Nourse would replace Milwaukee native Terrence Evans": This article appears today in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which insists on spelling Judge Evans's first name with an extra R.

The official news release from the White House is headlined "President Obama Names Victoria F. Nourse to U.S. Court of Appeals."

More information about the nominee can be accessed here.
Posted at 02:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Breyer to Step in as Chief Dissenter? Following Stevens' Retirement, Breyer Could Assume His Position as Most Vocal Critic." Lawrence Hurley has this article today in The Daily Journal of California.
Posted at 02:08 PM by Howard Bashman


"Obama Appointees May Solidify 'Worrisome' Partisan U.S. High Court Split": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
Posted at 01:58 PM by Howard Bashman


The redesigned web site of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is up and running: You can access is by clicking here.
Posted at 01:55 PM by Howard Bashman


"Deadline to name state chief justice unclear": Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

And in this post at the "Southern California Appellate News" blog, Nate Scott looks at who may be in contention for the post.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman



"Is the 'Kennedy Court' Over?" Linda Greenhouse has this post at the "Opinionator" blog of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:16 AM by Howard Bashman






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