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Chief Judge Stark Passes The Baton To A New Chief Judge In The District Of Delaware

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Effective July 1, 2021, the Honorable Colm F. Connolly became Chief Judge in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Chief Judge Connolly assumed the role from the Honorable Leonard P. Stark, who...more

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A Brief Survey of Recent Appointments to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

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One new district judge, Julien Xavier Neals, was recently confirmed by the United States Senate, and four new magistrate judges were recently appointed to the New Jersey federal bench: Magistrate Judges Jessica S. Allen;...more

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Paths to Texas Judicial Selection Reform | Chief Justice Tom Phillips | Texas Appellate Law Podcast

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The mixing of politics and judicial selection has been a part of Texas history from the beginning. Political parties continue to influence judicial appointments and elections, and money is always a significant factor. In...more

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Diversity Progress on the Bench: US President Biden's Judicial Nominees

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U.S. President Joe Biden’s diverse slate of judicial nominees reflects progress in the legal industry in embracing women, minorities, and people with nontraditional backgrounds in leadership roles. Read on for a quick primer...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

50-50 Federal Circuit?

Well, that didn’t take long. As we noted in January, although the Federal Circuit had no vacancies during President Trump’s term, several judges were eligible or soon-to-be-eligible to create a vacancy for President Biden....more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Judges Chan and Crane Are Assigned as New Commercial Division Judges

Hon. Margaret Anne Pui Yee Chan and Hon. Melissa A. Crane have been assigned to the Commercial Division of Supreme Court, New York County. Judge Chan’s assignment to the Commercial Division follows an eight-year stint as an...more

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After Biden Inauguration, Prominent Judges with Heavy Footprints in Financial Services Litigation Go Senior

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Last March, The New York Times reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had been “quietly making overtures” to older Republican-nominated judges to encourage them to retire so that then-President Trump could fill...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

There’s a new President. How could that affect practice in the Circuit?

What could the new President mean for Federal Circuit practitioners? It could mean new judges. While no vacancies arose during President Trump’s term, five of the Circuit’s active judges can take senior status at any time,...more

Baker Donelson

The Future of Employment Law with a New Supreme Court Justice

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was well-known for her decisions (albeit mostly dissents) advocating for employees and employee rights. Consequently, there is a lot of speculation about the impact of Justice Ginsburg's...more

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The Supreme Court - December 10, 2020

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Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Assn., No. 18-540: Arkansas’ Act 900 regulates the price at which pharmacy benefit managers (“PBMs”) reimburse pharmacies for the cost of drugs covered by prescription-drug plans....more

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The Top 20 Non-COVID Workplace Law Stories Of 2020

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That this past year was the most challenging year in your professional life is an almost certainty. You were forced to learn entirely new statutory schemes, absorb new local health directives on a near-daily basis, create a...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Supreme Court Decides Carney v. Adams

On December 10, 2020, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Carney v. Adams, No. 19-309 (10-December-2020), holding that James Adams, a political independent, did not have Article III...more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Trump-appointed Judges Show Their Independence

The past four years have been challenging for immigrants in the United States.  President Trump has made “strong borders” a cornerstone of his administration. Among the well documented and inhumane consequences of his...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Left Coast Appeals

Know Your Ninth Circuit Panel: Who Appoints Visiting Judges

Last week, we explored where the Ninth Circuit’s many visiting judges call home. This week, we investigate a slightly different subject: which president appointed those visiting judges? Some court watchers have suggested that...more

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Q+A With Goodwin’s ‘Hot’ Appellate Group

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Goodwin’s Appellate Litigation practice has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals and state appellate courts, representing clients in matters ranging from First Amendment rights to governmental...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Healthcare Policy Update: Election Edition

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A presidential race called by media outlets for former Vice President Joe Biden, coupled with a diminished Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and a narrowly divided Senate, translates into a federal...more

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Election 2020: President Biden’s Potential Impact on Business

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Now that it appears Joseph R. Biden Jr. has won the presidency, it’s time to take a serious look at the Democratic Party platform and how a Biden administration will likely impact business....more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Amy Coney Barrett Is Confirmed And Sworn In

Sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas. The U.S. Supreme Court is back to full strength now. Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed by the Senate last night and sworn in by Justice Thomas at a White House ceremony held shortly...more

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Beltway Buzz - October 2020 #4

Sweet Asteroid of Death. There are 11 days until Election Day, November 3, 2020. For voters who are unhappy with the available options, there may be some good news: an asteroid may crash into Earth on November 2, 2020,...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Judge Barrett Set For Confirmation Vote Next Thursday

Looks like she'll make it! The U.S. Senate will hold its confirmation vote on Judge Amy Coney Barrett next Thursday, October 22. Judge Barrett, currently serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, was...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

A History of Supreme Court Vacancies in Presidential Election Years - 2020

On September 19, 2020, the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sparked immediate speculation as to whether President Donald Trump would replace her as his first term draws to a close. Republican Senate...more

Stinson LLP

2020 General Election Overview

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The 2020 general election is almost upon us! In a year of unexpected events that have profoundly changed our country, and indeed the world, it seems every week brings new twists and turns that change the dynamics of the...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Justice Robert Reed Appointed to New York County Commercial Division

On Monday, just days after Justice Peter Sherwood and Justice Marcy Friedman announced their upcoming retirements from the bench, the Chief Administrative Judge announced the news that Justice Robert Reed—currently a New York...more

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Beltway Buzz - October 2020 #2

Economic Stimulus Negotiations End. Again. With the current acrimony between Republicans and Democrats at a significant low point, the Buzz did not exactly go out on a limb last week in predicting that there would not be a...more

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#WorkforceWednesday: Judge Barrett’s Employment Law Record, Arbitrator to Rule on Postmates’ Challenge, Responding to Frivolous...

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It’s #WorkforceWednesday! This week, we look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s employment law record and other hot employment litigation issues. Judge Barrett’s Employment Law Record (video attached) While some might expect U.S....more

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