Category Archives: Q. Appeals

Can the defendant appeal and on what basis.

Still asking the question: did the DNC tilt the 2016 primary against Bernie?

Who knew this paranoid conspiracy theory was still churning around? I didn’t. But it seems that Bernie supporters had banded together to sue the Democratic National Committee and Debbie Wasserman Schultz for…something. Their case was dismissed in District Court. Here’s … Continue reading

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The reality of appealing a verdict to a higher court

Got this from John Ross’s review of federal circuit decisions: “This court once observed, ‘[w]hen a party comes to us with nine grounds for reversing the district court, that usually means there are none.’ [Plaintiff] comes to us with twenty-seven.” … Continue reading

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What’s doing in the federal courts not SCOTUS?

Every week or so, the Volokh Report (or Conspiracy — they vary the name according to some rhythm I haven’t yet picked up on) has a guy named John Ross, who, unlike the other Volokh Conspirators,* has wit, report on … Continue reading

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