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Judge Janice Brown on cy pres, cont’d

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

In the D.C. Circuit case of Keepseagle v. Perdue, mentioned in this space last month, Judge Janice Rogers Brown had some choice words regarding the constitutional status of class-action slush funds arising from the settlement of a suit...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Imagine if Trump collusion story was about the Clintons; David Brooks rolls eyes

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Welcome to Camp Suburbia:  • Hallelujah News, Judiciary Department:  U.S. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will retire from the bench at the end of August. Show More Summary

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Defending Redcoats Doesn’t Pay Above The Law Judge Janice Rogers Brown Announces Retirement How Appealing Why Groupon’s Cofounder Is Diving Head First Into Healthcare MedCity News Approve FERC Nominees To Boost Energy Infrastructure Breaking Energy

Morning Docket: 07.10.17

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the D.C. Circuit is soon expected to publicly announce her retirement, and once she takes senior status, President Trump will have the ability to appoint another conservative judge to one of the nation's most powerful courts -- one that often serves as a training ground for future Supreme Court justices. Show More Summary

Judge Janice Rogers Brown is stepping down

(Paul Mirengoff) Janice Rogers Brown has notified officials that she will step down from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Judge Brown, age 68, has served on that Court since 2005. The Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary

RANDY BARNETT WOULD BE AN EXCELLENT REPLACEMENT: D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown to step dow…

RANDY BARNETT WOULD BE AN EXCELLENT REPLACEMENT: D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown to step down.

DC Circuit Judge on Drones: 'Our Democracy Is Broken'

Judge Janice Rogers Brown said courts should not step into political issues, like deciding whether the United States wrongfully killed bystanders in a drone attack. Then the judge told us how she really felt about it. "Our democracy is broken," she wrote in Ahmed Salem Bin Ali Jaber v.......

BEN WEINGARTEN: THE SENATE SHOULD IGNORE MERRICK GARLAND and suggest its own diversity candidate in…

BEN WEINGARTEN: THE SENATE SHOULD IGNORE MERRICK GARLAND and suggest its own diversity candidate instead: “Push for the appointment of Judge Janice Rogers Brown to the Supreme Court. While the president is singularly responsible for appointing Supreme Court justices, nothing precludes the Senate from using its advisory power to suggest its own favored nominees.”

Judge Makes Friends Reference in Legal Decision

Showing solidarity with ‘90s kids everywhere, D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown referenced a Friends episode during her majority opinion on the case of U.S. v. Emor., which centered on civil asset forfeiture laws following the government-seized goods that Charles Emor—the founder of a special-needs school—stole from his own institution in 2007. Read more...

D.C. Circuit Judge Gives Advice on How to Talk to Police

D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown on Tuesday urged citizens to exercise their right to end what are supposed to voluntary encounters with D.C. police. Brown expressed her unhappiness with circuit precedent that she said perpetuated a "fiction of voluntary consent."       

What You Need To Know About The Severely Conservative Judge Who Just Ruled Against Birth Control

Social Security is judge like cannibalism, and other crazy things Judge Janice Rogers Brown believes. The post What You Need To Know About The Severely Conservative Judge Who Just Ruled Against Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Shon Hopwood: Felon, SCOTUS Practitioner and D.C. Circuit Clerk

Shon Hopwood, a jailhouse lawyer who spent more than a decade in federal prison for a string of robberies, has been hired as a 2014 law clerk for Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. As The New York Times' Adam Liptak put it, Hopwood is......

Unusual Law Clerk Hire for D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown

Shon Hopwood's unique career in the law has taken a dramatic new turn. The onetime jailhouse lawyer who served time in federal prison for robbing banks has been hired as a 2014 law clerk for Judge Janice Rogers Brown of...

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge to Federal Milk Price-Fixing

5 years agoNews : Reason

In April 2012, libertarian-leaning Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit caused a stir by voting to uphold a federal price-fixing scheme for milk while simultaneously railing against...Show More Summary

Court upholds campaign finance limits

A three #judge panel has upheld #campaign finance limits, rejecting a challenge filed by the Republican National Committee. In a 14-page decision written by conservative Judge Janice Rogers Brown, the D.-C.-based panel considered the RNC's challenge to aggregate contribution rules....

“Usually, to avoid detection…”

5 years agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“…we [Judge Janice Rogers Brown and I] dress as Lillian Hellman and Yosemite Sam respectively.” — Michael Greve on his participation in the presumed conspiracy to restore the dreaded “Constitution in Exile” of pre-New Deal days. [Liberty and Law] Soon-to-be Prof. Greve (he will be joining the George Mason law faculty after many years at [...]Show More Summary

Judge Janice Brown Writes Scathing Economic Rights Concurrence

A D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals case involving a dairy farmer is drawing attention, particularly in light of a concurring judge’s scathing opinion. In a sharply worded concurrence, Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals made the reluctance of her concurrence clear, as she explained that......

Strict Scrutiny for Every Law? Remembering the Real Carolene Products

(Randy Barnett) I have been following the reaction to Judge Janice Rogers Brown and Chief Judge David Sentelle’s concurring opinion in Hettinga v. United States.  It won’t surprise Volokh Conspiracy readers to know that I was very pleased to see their critique of “rational basis” Due Process Clause scrutiny of economic legislation.  Indeed, we have recently seen the [...]

Judicial Restraint Pretty Much Obsolete on the Right These Days

In an otherwise tedious case about milk regulation, Appellate Judge Janice Rogers Brown decided to give her inner Randian free rein last week. "Cowboy capitalism" is dead she moaned, and courts are at fault for not slapping down legislatures both local and national that infringe on economic rights. Show More Summary

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