Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Appellate snapshot & more

Just the Facts: U.S. Courts of Appeals

Just the Facts is a new feature that highlights issues and trends in the Judiciary based on data collected by the Judiciary Data and Analysis Office (JDAO) of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
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In this installation get a snapshot of the U.S. Courts of Appeals.

Today's DJ's cover story is State High Court Continues to Move to Federal Model in Clerk Hiring, about how the newest Cal Supreme Court Justices are importing federal practices, such as hiring annual clerks and issuing dissentals when denying review.

The DJ also has an article titled Six Supreme Court cases drafted, briefed by UCLA Law School clinic, about how SCOTUS has granted cert petitions drafted by UCLA students in six cases over the last two years.