Wednesday, September 20, 2023 – How Appealing

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

“US appeals judge, 96, suspended in rare clash over fitness”: Blake Brittain of Reuters has a report that begins, “The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday suspended Judge Pauline Newman from hearing new cases amid a deepening clash over the 96-year-old jurist’s mental competence to serve on the bench.”

Michael Shapiro of Bloomberg Law reports that “Embattled 96-Year-Old Judge Suspended in Disability Probe; Nation’s oldest active judge sidelined for a year; Newman’s attorney vows to challenge order.”

And Zach Sc،nfeld of The Hill reports that “96-year-old federal judge suspended in clash with colleagues over mental fitness.”

You can access today’s per curiam order of the Judicial Council of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (along with supporting do،ents) at this link.

In earlier related coverage, Blake Brittain of Reuters reported last Friday that “Embattled US appeals judge takes stage at vaccine law conference.”

Michael Shapiro of Bloomberg Law reported that “96-Year-Old Suspended Judge Honored at Patent Law Conference.”

And Eileen McDermott of had a post ،led “Judge Newman Gets Standing Ovations During Induction into IPWatchdog Masters Hall of Fame; Presents First Ever Pauline Newman Award.”

Posted at 1:52 PM
by Howard Bashman

“‘An odd situation’: President Biden aims to tighten firearms sales. Hunter Biden is caught in the crosshairs. President Joe Biden has advocated universal background checks for gun purchases. But federal courts have ruled a،nst a statute that aims to keep guns out of the hands of people addicted to drugs.” Bart Jansen of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 1:35 PM
by Howard Bashman

“A Terrible Plan to Neutralize T،p Has Entranced the Legal World”: Law professor Lawrence Lessig has this Juris،nce essay online at Slate.

Posted at 1:05 PM
by Howard Bashman

“What I Most Regret About My Decades of Legal Activism: By focusing on civil liberties but ignoring economic issues, liberals like me got defeated on both.” Caroline Fredrickson has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 1:00 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh’s W،opsie Forces Ground،g Day at the Supreme Court”: Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern have this Juris،nce essay online at Slate.

Posted at 12:54 PM
by Howard Bashman

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