1992 ABA Journal Appellate Practice articles.
Sep 20, 2022 8:48 AM CDT
The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that judges in Washington are permitted to award extraordinary damages in “wrongful life” cases.
Aug 22, 2022 1:05 PM CDT
In a scathing dissent, a federal appellate judge admonished the New York attorney general’s office for defending a conviction in a 2009 rape case.
Aug 22, 2022 11:51 AM CDT
Updated: A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice must release a 2019 internal memo that urged former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to conclude that former President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice.
Aug 22, 2022 10:31 AM CDT
A total of $1.17 billion in damages were awarded in 1,016 employment cases in 2021, representing the highest amount of damages in nearly a decade, according to a new report released in early August.
Aug 18, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected the restrictions on political activities that had been imposed on judiciary workers.
Aug 17, 2022 1:30 PM CDT
A Delaware attorney has lost his appeal in a case involving claims that he was defamed and forced to resign from his law firm.
Aug 17, 2022 10:58 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the University of Minnesota, which faced claims of discrimination after firing an openly gay athletic director in 2014.
Aug 16, 2022 9:24 AM CDT
“Whenever I’m writing, I always try to keep the Reavley principles in mind. Even though Judge Reavley wasn’t much interested in grammar, he taught me more about legal writing than anybody else.”
Aug 1, 2022 1:50 AM CDT
Jun 6, 2022 8:50 AM CDT
“For the past two years, I served as lead appellate counsel for the players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team in their equal-pay case against the U.S. Soccer Federation,” writes Nicole A. Saharsky. “So you are probably wondering: How did we get from losing summary judgment and being entitled to $0 to getting $24 million and a guarantee of equal pay for the women’s and men’s national teams?”
Jun 1, 2022 1:30 AM CDT
The First Amendment does not protect two Tennessee police officers who were fired for objecting to changes in their department, an appeals court has ruled.
May 4, 2022 12:18 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Missouri man’s rights were not violated when a judge muted him twice during his remote sentencing.
May 4, 2022 8:53 AM CDT
Richard Posner, a retired judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago, didn’t have the capacity to enter into a contract because of Alzheimer’s disease, his lawyer said in a letter.
Mar 30, 2022 9:46 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a school board has the right to censure one of its members. Justice Neil Gorsuch, writing for the high court, pointed out that elected bodies in this country have censured their members “as early as colonial times.”
Mar 25, 2022 9:33 AM CDT