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Judges weighing appeal by billionaire John Paul DeJoria and recidivist Howard Appel

A federal appeals panel is mulling whether billionaire John Paul DeJoria, recidivist securities fraudster Howard M. Appel and two other defendants should have to pay $21.4 million in damages arising from the looting and bankruptcy of a Texas company. Three … Continue reading

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“Judges Are Appointed For Life, Not For Eternity”: SCOTUS Rules That Judge’s Vote in Equal Pay Case Does Not Count Due To Judge’s Passing

In April 2018, an en banc Ninth Circuit held in Rizo v. Yovino that an employer cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act by relying on prior salary. Before the Ninth Circuit … Continue reading

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Which District Court Judges Now Have the Largest Civil Caseloads?

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse – “Nationally, there were 315,523 civil cases awaiting resolution before U.S. district court judges at the end of calendar year 2018. All of the “top ten” judges in the country with the most pending cases are … Continue reading

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Podcast #212: Tweeting Judges & Access to Justice, with Judge Stephen Dillard

In this episode with Stephen Dillard, we talk about the how, traditionally, judges have mostly been inaccessible to the public and how quite a few judges are now going against the grain and taking residence on Twitter. We also talk … Continue reading

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“Will Feminist Judges Really Make a Difference?”

Bridget J. Crawford &  Anthony C. Infanti, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017). Kim Brooks Feminist judgments projects originate in Canada.1 The initial Canadian project saw six equality decisions rewritten by ten women. The aim: to see if … Continue reading

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