- The draft materials are the first public findings released by the commission since it was created by President Joe Biden in an April executive order. The commission was not charged with making specific recommendations, but rather analyzing certain proposals for court reform.
- The commission divided its draft discussion materials into five parts: a history of the reform debate; membership and size of the court; term limits; the court’s role in the Constitutional system, and case selection and review: docket, rules and practices.
The Vetting Room has a piece on Judge Gabriel Sanchez - Nominee to the Ninth Circuit
CLA's Litigation Section's October 2021 issue of Litigation Update is now online.
The DJ has 3rd District Speedup too late for some defendants -- "Some defendants have served months or years more in prison or jail only to have their sentences reduced or vacated by the 3rd District Court of Appeal after they were already released, attorneys say."