(Eugene Volokh) And a pretty conservative panel — Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, Judge Carlos Bea, and Judge Jerome Farris (a Carter appointee who nonetheless, to my knowledge, has a fairly conservative reputation on criminal justice cases). An excerpt, from Milke v. Ryan (9th Cir. Mar. 14, 2013): In 1990, a jury convicted Debra Milke of murdering her [...]
While I don't always agree with him (who do I always agree with?), like many folks who follow legal issues, Judge Alex Kozinski, the chief judge of the court of appears for the 9th circuit, is one of my favorite judges. Known almostShow More Summary
Take a bow, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski. What's your personal record for insulting people in a single day? Unless you are a tact-less celeb or gaffe-tastic politician, it's probably in the single digits. Judge Kozinski labeled a group of environmental activists "pirates" (using the law to back his assertion), pointed......
That was the subject of a recent debate between Professor Hadley Arkes and Chief Judge Alex Kozinski. Check it out…. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge Alex...Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit hearts the First Amendment. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: 1st Amendment, 9th Circuit, Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, Constitutional Law, Diarmuid O'Scannlain,...Show More Summary
Chief Judge Alex Kozinski has apparently come up with a new form of opinion: “disagreement with everyone.” For those of us who know Kozinski (and like him), it is no surprise that he found the confines of the tripartite world of majority opinions, concurrences, and dissents as too restrictive for his tastes. In the immigration [...]
A new type of Ninth Circuit opinion. [Joe Palazzolo, WSJ Law Blog] Tweet Tags: Alex Kozinski, Ninth Circuit “Chief Judge KOZINSKI, disagreeing with everyone” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal syste...
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ recently-adopted criteria for Title IX retaliation cases remains intact. Wednesday, the court denied en banc rehearing in Emeldi v. University of Oregon. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski is not happy about the decision, which he called “bad law.”......
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, issued a hopelessly split decision in an immigration case on Friday. The Ninth Circuit's chief judge, the colorful Alex Kozinski, distinguished himself, as usual.
Which forthcoming feature film boasts a cameo from Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: 9th Circuit, Alex Kozinski, Atlas Shrugged, AynShow More Summary
Two distinguished federal judges recently passed away, after many years of dedicated service. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: 9th Circuit, Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, Dave Hoffman, Deaths, Federal Judges, Feeder Judges, James Browning, James R. Show More Summary
First off, I should note that I like Judge Alex Kozinski -- the chief judge of the 9th Circuit appeals court. He's almost always entertaining (some consider that to be a fault, actually) and has many fans of his choice of language at times. Show More Summary
[Ginny LaRoe] Was there ever a case where Chief Judge Alex Kozinski was more in his element? Tuesday's test of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act was tailor-made for the tech-savvy judge skeptical of government. His majority opinion is full...
(Eugene Volokh) Some judges have criticized the practice of judges’ filing dissents from denial of rehearing en banc; Chief Judge Alex Kozinski and his former clerk James Burnham have a new Yale Law Journal Online article defending the practice. The article strikes me as quite sound, and, as usual with Judge Kozinski’s work, eminently readable. Note also [...]
What does Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit think of dissents from the denial of rehearing en banc (aka dissentals)? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: 9th Circuit, Alex...Show More Summary
In a ruling by Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected the government's broad interpretation of an anti-hacking statute called the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Judge's racist Obama email to be investigated: Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit appointed a special judicial committee to investigate the alleged misconduct by Montana Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull, who last month admitted...Show More Summary
Who does Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit think the law is for? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alex Kozinski, Fordham School of Law, Goldman Sachs, Greg Smith, Muppets, Quote of the Day
Judge Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the ninth circuit court of appeals, is rather outspoken. In a good way. This page collects some of his most memorable quips: The two provisions have as much in common as apples and pineapples: They sound vaguely similar but they grow on entirely different statutory trees. No one who [...]
An interview with Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.