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Entries from October 2011

Motion for rehearing, in screenplay format

October 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Appellate motions for rehearing are a challenge. You need to convey that the Justices have made a critical error, without crossing an invisible line […]

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Tags: Case Notes

No opinions today [Oct. 14, 2011]

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on No opinions today [Oct. 14, 2011]

It was a fairly quiet orders list today, with no opinions and no petitions granted for future arguments.

There is a two-day private conference of the […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Beachfront takings is back on the docket; the laser hair removal case is gone [Oct. 7, 2011]

October 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on Beachfront takings is back on the docket; the laser hair removal case is gone [Oct. 7, 2011]

It was a short orders list today. Two of the entries involved cases that the Court had previously placed into “abated” status, removing them […]

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Tags: News and Links

Issues in the October sitting; new Fifth Circuit blog; first report on the 2012 SCOTX elections

October 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

New Fifth Circuit blog

David Coale, former head of the State Bar appellate section, has started a new blog about the Fifth Circuit. It’s called […]

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Tags: Case Notes · Elections · News and Links · Weekly Previews