Category Archives: Q. Appeals

Can the defendant appeal and on what basis.

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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Another big jury award bites the dust

Source: Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million – The New York Times I’ve written a bit about the iffy prospects for gigantic jury awards. And here’s another one–two, actually–and another reason for re-considering going to a … Continue reading

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The god (and devil) problem in employment discrimination

Do you know the expression “Reasonable Accommodation”? It has to do with employment law. Employers must make reasonable accommodations for employees who are disabled or who have special needs of one kind or another which restrict them from full adherence … Continue reading

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