Category Archives: Q. Appeals

Can the defendant appeal and on what basis.

Recusal: and so it begins…

As justifiable anger has erupted over the GOP rush to confirm radically right wing and, in my view, intellectual and academic mediocrities to the federal courts, I started musing about recusal. I know that recusal is entirely a personal choice … Continue reading

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A monopoly on intergalactic foreign trade?

I picked up what follows from John Ross’s summary of federal court cases on the Volokh Report. I have nothing to say about this, except… “The plaintiff, a lawyer who styles himself both a monarch and a deity, brought claims … Continue reading

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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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