Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Short Circuits

News from around the circuits, posted last week and linked below by topic or party.  For daily news updates, follow @AppellateDaily on Twitter.

First Circuit (prescriber info and Native land)

Second Circuit (Wall Street, Wyeth, Chevron, Argentine assets, pager records, delayed nominee, CO2/cert petition-audio (beg.), firefighter test, field hockey coach, and air pollution)

Third Circuit (headscarves, jailed rape victim, medical device/preemption, frivolous appeal sanction, police shooting/insurance, and GMAC)

Fourth Circuit (confirmed nominee)

Fifth Circuit (drilling moratorium judge, impeachment trial, recording without consent, and resentencing)

Sixth Circuit (asylum, former Councilwoman, vote on nominee, death row inmate, property-damaging search, and deportation/woman shackled during labor)

Seventh Circuit (B-O-L-O-G-N-A, kidnapping/life sentence, and qualified immunity)

Eighth Circuit (judicial conference*)

Ninth Circuit (Prop. 8, delayed nominee, mustang roundup, UNLV, VeriSign, and Glacier Northwest)

Tenth Circuit (whistleblowers and former chief judge)

Eleventh Circuit (fraternity stabbing, honest services fraud, mining, and state campaign finance)

DC Circuit (GTMO trial, Uighur detainees, GPS surveillance, National Parks/First Amendment, organic growers, and whistleblowers)

Federal Circuit (recusal request, Agent Orange, false marking, op-ed/former chief judge-via Patently-O, divorce and patents, Cingular Wireless, and infringement contempt motion)

Other (Kagan swearing-in and Prop. 8-SCT preview)

Thanks to Topix and How Appealing for many of these links.

*Posted prior to last week.