Three federal judges from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals shed some light on how they work, offered advice to attorneys and reminisced on former judges during a conversation Monday evening at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
Through friendships, visits, Ginsburg became part of Indiana legal history
The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made many visits to Indiana during her tenure on the Supreme Court. She had friendships with the law professors and deans at the law schools in the Hoosier State, and she influenced law students, lawyers and judges across the state. “Imagine a young law student faced with the challenge by a Supreme Court Justice,” recalled a former IU Maruer law student who is now a federal judge.Read More
A coalition of former federal judges, including two from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, is urging the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Merrick Garland as the U.S. Attorney General, describing him as having a “strong moral compass and abiding integrity.”
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has a full bench after Monday’s confirmation of the final two judicial nominees, Judge Amy St. Eve and Michael Scudder. Members of the U.S. Senate approved St. Eve and Scudder in rare bipartisan votes of 91-0 and 90-0, respectively.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is set to take part in a discussion of law with a federal appeals court judge tonight at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend.
The United States Court System is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of videos on women in the federal courts throughout March, including 7th Circuit Court Judge Ann Claire Williams.
Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner had harsh words for the Social Security Disability Office regarding vocational expert testimony: clean up your act.
The District Court erred in granting summary judgment to a long-term health-care facility which prevented black workers from
assisting certain residents based on the residents’ requests, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today.