Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Appellate tidbits

The Beverly Hills Bar Ass'n presents (On Nov. 19 @ 7:30) Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today (details here) a film plus MCLE discussion including 2/8's Justice Rubin.

Friday's Recorder featured Myron Moskovitz's Improve Your Chances When Seeking a Writ, which suggests showing: (1) immediacy; (2) an opportunity to clarify the law; and (3) a serious injustice by the lower court. He concludes "don't feel bad if your petition is denied. Most of them are."

Yesterday's NLJ offered Federal Appeals Judges Open Up About Clerk-Hiring Preferences.

Yesterday's Law.com offered Justices' Eleventh-Hour Queries Scramble Oral Arguments.