ABA Journal

D.C. Circuit Court

498 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.

Last Resorts of Court

One date that’s on almost every federal judge’s calendar this summer is the meeting of his or her circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, at which trial and appellate…

Libby Appeal Seeks Stay of Sentence

Former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby has asked a federal appeals court to delay his sentence pending an appeal.

The motion filed yesterday with the U.S. Court of…

New Trial Due to Judge’s Plea Comment

A federal judge who suggested that he might sentence a defendant to even less time than the prosecution was offering in a plea bargain had good intentions but made a…

No Rehearing in Gun Rights Case

A federal appeals court has refused to rehear a decision holding that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to bear arms.

The March decision by a three-judge panel of…

Liberal Law Profs Back Right to Own Guns

Several liberal law professors are concluding that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to bear arms.

Scholarship by Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe and others has changed the debate…

Congressman Liable for Disclosing Taped Call

D.C. Circuit ruling turns on an ethics committee confidentiality rule; congressman could be out more than $500,000.

Losing Streak

D.C. Circuit Rules Lawyers Should Not Be Regulated as ‘Financial Institutions’