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Retired D.C. Superior Court Judge Loses Lawsuit Over Benefits

A retired District of Columbia Superior Court judge has lost her lawsuit against the city and the federal government over their handling of her retirement benefits. In an opinion (PDF) published on Friday, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon found that...
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District Court Opinions Precedential Within the Same District?

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (5 years ago)

(Eugene Volokh) I had always assumed that federal district court opinions (as opposed to Court of Appeals opinions or Supreme Court opinions) don’t serve as binding precedent on district judges even within the same district, and are... Read Post

Thoughts on the Federal District Court Ruling Refusing to Dismiss the Virginia Health Care Lawsuit

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (5 years ago)

(Ilya Somin) Federal District Judge Henry Hudson’s opinion refusing to dismiss Virginia’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Obama health care plan has several interesting aspects. The suit focuses primarily on a chall... Read Post

Judge delays OC pension decision

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (6 years ago)

A Superior Court judge has put off a final ruling in a high-stakes lawsuit filed by Orange County officials that seeks to roll back retirement benefits to deputy sheriffs. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Helen Bendix took th... Read Post

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