The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted in favor of the nomination of Notre Dame professor Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. … Click to Continue »
Recently retired from the Seventh Circuit, Judge Richard Posner has indicated that he is interested in directly helping pro se litigants. The retired judge is rather vocal with his criticism of how the justice system is stacked against pro se litigants and has some ideas for systemic change. His......
Christianity is a “great religion” — just don’t bring it to work. That was Senator Dianne Feinstein’s latest message for nominees like Amy Barrett, the president’s pick for an empty seat on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. After an embarrassing tirade about Barrett’s faith in her Judiciary hearing, Feinstein has been desperately trying to […]
SUDDENLY RETIRED JUDGE RICHARD POSNER HAS BEEN DISHING IT TO HIS FORMER COLLEAGUES: In case you missed our "uncensored" interview with him, read it here. But the Seventh Circuit doesn't seem to want to take it anymore. Chief Judge Diane Wood has... Show More Summary
Chief Judge Diane Wood disputes Judge Richard Posner's claims about pro se litigants and cameras in the courtroom.
(Scott Johnson) President Trump has nominated Notre Dame Law Professor Amy Barrett to the Seventh Circuit and Professor Barrett once gave a speech to the legal rights organization Alliance Defending Freedom. The ADF has recently been designated an anti-LGBT hate group by the absurdly misnamed hate cult known as the Southern Poverty Law Center. Show More Summary
Post submitted by Corey Garlick, McCleary Law Fellow Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings for Trump nominees Amy Coney Barrett for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Joan Larsen for the U.S. Show More Summary
News broke at the end of last week that the fan favorite judge of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Honorable Richard Posner, was retiring. Here at FindLaw, we're big fans of the Pos -- after all, he's perhaps one of the most entertaining judges in U.S. history.......
The Seventh Circuit will be missing Posner's style points.
7th Circuit judges take carving knife to lawyers’ “footlong” class action settlement with Subway sandwich chain, after objections from Ted Frank [Lowering the Bar, earlier] Speaking of the Seventh Circuit, Judge Richard Posner, among the most influential legal thinkers and jurists of the past half-century, is stepping down. Show More Summary
WisBar News: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled that Cynthia Archer, a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker, cannot pursue claims against six Milwaukee prosecutors and investigators who targeted her in a John Doe probe. … Continue reading ?
Call it 'Making of a Murderer -- the Sequel.' That's because Brandy Dassey, a convicted murderer featured in the Netflex documentary, will get another chance at infamy or redemption. The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a decision that he involuntarily confessed to raping and......
The challenge to the Chicago law creating a “bubble zone” around abortion clinics moves on to federal appellate court with last week’s Thomas More Society filing in the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Court. Lawyers for the plaintiffs in Veronica Price et al. v. The City of Chicago et al., the […]
“In a 7-4 en banc decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that the bona fide error defense in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) did not protect a debt collector who complied with then-controlling Seventh Circuit precedent — which was subsequently overruled by that court.” [Stefanie H. Show More Summary
"We have a very crappy judicial system." Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit says the Supreme Court has far too few justices, and is calling for 10 more to be added to the high court's ranks, as he thinks the current arrangement on the bench is "[m]ediocre and highly politicized." Tell 'em how you really feel, Your Honor. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court has ruled against 20 former Lake County employees who claimed their layoffs were driven by age discrimination. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled … Click to Continue »
Marcia recently had a wonderful blog post here about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit's decision en banc which held that sexual orientation was covered under Title VII. In Hively v. Ivy Tech., the Seventh Circuit specifically...
Adam went 15-9 for 10th overall at round 7 At Southwick Motocross 338, the seventh round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series, we tracked Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo through his day at Southwick. Show More Summary
The Seventh Circuit Appeals Court seems a bit tired of the district court's shit. For the second time, it's remanding a case involving a convicted law enforcement officer because the lower court refuses to give the former officer the punishment he deserves. Show More Summary
Armed with damning U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) records, PETA sent a letter this morning calling on the Seventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office to investigate Foster’s Meats and, as appropriate,... The post Investigation Sought After Pig Shot in Head Four Times at Slaughterhouse appeared first on PETA.