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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

"Attorney misconduct thwarts junk-fax class action": Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued yesterday.
Posted at 01:45 PM by Howard Bashman

"The ostrich is a noble animal, but not a proper model for an appellate advocate." So writes Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner in an opinion that he issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The opinion is noteworthy, among other reasons, because it contains two full-color photographs included apparently for illustration and emphasis.

Update: Carlyn Kolker of Reuters reports that "The ostrich is a poor example for litigators, says Posner."
Posted at 01:37 PM by Howard Bashman

"Senate should confirm Caitlin Halligan to the D.C. Circuit Court": This editorial appears today in The Washington Post.

And in somewhat related news, The West Virginia Record reported yesterday that "Senate Judiciary plans to slow nomination hearings."
Posted at 10:38 AM by Howard Bashman

"Komisarjevsky Breaks With Defense Team, Objects To Video Of Daughter Being Shown In Court": The Hartford Courant has this news update.

And The Associated Press reports that "Conn. killer objects to daughter's testimony."
Posted at 10:36 AM by Howard Bashman

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