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Friday, August 15, 2014

"Porsche prevails at U.S. appeals court over VW squeeze": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship": Law professors Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner have posted this paper online at SSRN.
Posted at 11:17 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. court revives challenge to New York City circumcision law": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Posted at 11:09 PM by Howard Bashman


Effective today, R. Guy Cole is the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit: Opinions issued today (see here and here) confirm the change, as do that court's own listing of judges and Wikipedia.

At present, the Federal Judicial Center's biographical database still lists Alice M. Batchelder as the Sixth Circuit's chief judge. According to her Wikipedia entry, former Chief Judge Batchelder turned 70 today, and thus became statutorily ineligible to continue serving as that circuit's chief judge.
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman







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