Follow up

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A few recent developments follow up on previous discussions about judges and cross-appeals, so let’s do a round up.

Separation of powers

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The Governor’s petition for certiorari in Mayhew v. Burwell, 14-992 was denied Monday. (Supreme Court Orders by Circuit List; Bloomberg article - Maine Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on Obamacare Requirement)

AAAL conference April 2015, Part #3

Friday, June 05, 2015

To finish up on my summary of the AAAL conference in Santa Fe, there were various panels of judges answering questions from the lawyers, which can be the most useful part of these conferences.  Here are some of the Q & As.

Woman on a Wall

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Before finishing about my AAAL conference, I must take note of an important event this week:  Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit is having her portrait hanging ceremony this week.


AAAL conference April 2015, Part #2 – tech stuff

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

So here is the download on the tech sessions at last month’s conference of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers in Santa Fe.

AAAL conference April 2015, Part #1 - the oral argument

Monday, May 04, 2015

So as previewed, let’s summarize highlights from the April conference of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers in Santa Fe.

Kudos to Mary B. and Welcome Justice Humphrey!

Friday, May 01, 2015

So as I mentioned in a recent entry, we are switching blog servicers and you may have seen a few hiccups in the past few days.  Hopefully things are on track now, but it’s a fine segue to our next subject matter, which is the last American Academy of Appellate Lawyer conference I attended in Santa Fe, with the central topic of -- technology.

Seeing double (jeopardy) & apportioning water

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

I have just returned from the latest conference of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and will provide a full report anon.  Info includes technology use, ethical issues for appellate practitioners, and lots of other tips.

But first, ex-PA member, now First Circuit Judge Kayatta has struck again...

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