Thursday, August 17, 2017

Law360 appellate articles

Law360 offers a number of appellate goodies today.

  • Miller of Perkins Coie presents When are Appellate Time Limits Jurisdictional? discussing how in the upcoming term SCTOUS will examine FRAP 4(a)(5), the rule limiting a district court's power to extend the time for filing a notice of appeal. So keep an eye out for Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, No. 16-658 (to be argued Oct. 10, 2017).
  • Judge Richard Kopf (D.Neb) presents Judging a Book: Kopf Reviews Posner's 'Federal Judiciary'. His conclusion? "[B]uy Judge Posner’s new book. If you read it, you will be less dumb."​​
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    Not the panel hearing the yoga appeal.
  • And then see Yogi's Ex-Atty Contests His 'Brazen' Appeal Of Bias-Suit Win about oral argument yesterday in appeal pending in 2/3 (No. B272374) focused on whether the appeal should be dismissed based on the disentitlement doctrine.