2003 ABA Journal Appellate Practice articles.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has reprimanded a New York lawyer for skipping oral arguments in a late-settled case and relying on opposing counsel to represent the parties’ joint views on costs.
Dec 8, 2021 12:36 PM CST
The gender gap among lawyers arguing before the federal appeals court in Chicago barely improved over the last decade, according to a report published by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.
Dec 8, 2021 8:44 AM CST
In October, I reviewed The Practice
. It’s now time to take a look at Boston Legal,
compare the two related series and crown the better “legal TV” option. As was the case with The Practice
, I am going into this viewing session blind; I'd never before watched an episode of Boston Legal
. Let’s dig in.
Nov 30, 2021 9:09 AM CST
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ consideration of a Texas death row inmate’s case deviated from the U.S. Supreme Court’s prior instruction regarding ineffective assistance of counsel and conflicted with its precedents, the ABA told the Supreme Court on Thursday.
Nov 19, 2021 11:54 AM CST
In April, Screen Rant published its list of the 10 best legal drama shows of all time, ranked according to IMDb. After review, I realized two of the 10 were very closely related. Boston Legal
was a spinoff of The Practice
, and also according to IMDb, the byproduct is better than the initial offering.
Oct 25, 2021 1:28 PM CDT
A tiny typographical error in a 1928 U.S. Supreme Court opinion had a big impact after it was picked up in subsequent opinions and used to bolster arguments for property rights, a law professor has found.
Oct 19, 2021 1:18 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer has shed light on late-night decisions on emergency requests in an interview with CNN.
Oct 18, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
Lawyer censured for seeking no-show pay
Lawyer Laura Cail, of Rensselaer County, New York, has been censured for filing false time sheets to collect more than $12,000 for work that…
Oct 15, 2021 1:44 PM CDT
Is the U.S. Supreme Court’s “shadow docket
” of emergency orders and summary decisions being misused in a way that undermines the court’s legitimacy? Or are Democrats who are criticizing the docket trying to intimidate the justices?
Sep 30, 2021 12:59 PM CDT
When the U.S. Supreme Court resumes in-person oral arguments Oct. 4
, it won’t return to the pre-pandemic questioning format.
Sep 23, 2021 9:22 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person oral arguments when its term begins Oct. 4, but members of the public will not be allowed to be there.
Sep 9, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with a nonprofit organization that provides free food to homeless people in a park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, finding that a city rule that limits the practice is unconstitutional.
Sep 3, 2021 10:16 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled in favor of plaintiffs who alleged that spectators using wheelchairs at T-Mobile Park, the home of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team, had inadequate sightlines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Sep 3, 2021 9:14 AM CDT
Federal appeals courts “are implementing wildly different responses to the delta variant surge," according to an analysis by Law360.
Aug 27, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
A lawyer representing an assistant public defender in a libel suit on Tuesday struggled with some oral argument questions about whether his client was a public official, finally telling the Georgia Supreme Court that he would hire someone else to “argue appellate stuff” in the future.
Aug 25, 2021 1:49 PM CDT
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