1917 ABA Journal Appellate Practice articles.
With the confirmation Wednesday of Cory Wilson to a federal appeals court, President Donald Trump has appointed 200 federal judges.
Jun 25, 2020 9:57 AM CDT
The Michigan Supreme Court vacated on Friday an appeals court decision ordering the shutdown of a barber shop that remained open despite state stay-at-home orders amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Jun 8, 2020 12:29 PM CDT
The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned two manslaughter and molestation convictions in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional.
May 29, 2020 2:32 PM CDT
A New York lawyer who failed to show up for oral arguments will have to pay his opponent’s attorney fees for the time that he wasted at the courthouse.
May 20, 2020 10:38 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Justin Walker has a new and higher rating from the ABA as he appears before
the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for a hearing on his nomination the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
May 6, 2020 2:18 PM CDT
Few glitches and 1 surprise in SCOTUS teleconference arguments
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asked questions during the high court’s first teleconference arguments Monday, something he rarely does.…
May 4, 2020 3:39 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will have oral arguments by telephone conference in May for several cases because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 13, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
US News’ ranking methodology is the cheese for law school rat race, report says
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings rely on categories including law school…
Mar 24, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has already delayed
11 oral arguments for its March sitting. Nine arguments are scheduled for April, and it’s possible the court will postpone those, too.
Mar 20, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
The Arizona Supreme Court said on Thursday a man sentenced to prison for life will be eligible for parole, despite a state law that eliminated the privilege in 1993.
Mar 6, 2020 12:29 PM CST
DC Circuit tosses suit for McGahn congressional testimony
A federal appeals court has tossed a lawsuit seeking to compel congressional testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. The…
Feb 28, 2020 4:43 PM CST
The ABA has filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm that courts must look to “prevailing professional norms” when assessing lawyers’ performance in ineffective assistance cases.
Feb 28, 2020 10:28 AM CST
These days, people from all walks of life get tattoos. But in Columbus, Georgia, it was illegal to give them on Sundays, until recently. No one knows for sure what led to the law, but some suspect that it was what’s known as a “blue law,” a term for state and municipal regulations that prohibits commerce on Sundays, when lawmakers thought people should be in church.
Feb 24, 2020 3:35 PM CST
U.S. District Judge Manuel Real acted too harshly when he tossed a case because a document was filed a week past the deadline, according to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Feb 11, 2020 11:23 AM CST
The New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had little patience for two Rochester lawyers who filed a notice of appeal without informing the court that their client had died.
Feb 5, 2020 3:44 PM CST
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