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30 May, 2023

Circuit Court Newsletter: May 2023

2023-05-30T16:24:06-05:00May 30th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Judge Selya Way The City of Providence, Rhode Island, will rename Fulton Street, between Memorial Street and Exchange Street and adjacent to the U.S. Courthouse, "Judge Selya Way," in honor of Providence native and First Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Bruce M. Selya. More information is [...]

16 May, 2023

Brad Garcia—First Latino Appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

2023-05-16T10:39:05-05:00May 16th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

In a step toward increased diversity in the judicial system, Brad Garcia, a former partner at O’Melveny & Myers, has been confirmed as the first Latino to serve on the prestigious U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Garcia’s 53-40 Senate confirmation vote demonstrates support from both sides of the political spectrum. Garcia's confirmation [...]

11 Apr, 2023

Conflicting Court of Appeals Mifepristone Rulings

2023-04-11T14:40:20-05:00April 11th, 2023|Tags: , , , , |

On April 7, 2023, two conflicting rulings on the provision of mifepristone—the drug used for medication abortion—were issued by two separate federal court judges, one in Texas and one in Washington State. U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Judge Kacsmaryk issued a preliminary injunction in his case, Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. [...]

27 Mar, 2023

Circuit Court Newsletter: March 2023

2023-03-27T14:52:52-05:00March 27th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Order Implementing Procedures for the Filing of Highly Sensitive Documents On February 9, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued this order implementing new procedures for the filing of highly sensitive documents (HSDs). HSDs are documents containing information that is likely [...]

28 Feb, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Federal Circuit

2023-02-28T14:35:51-06:00February 28th, 2023|Tags: , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]

28 Feb, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Eleventh Circuit

2023-02-28T14:33:49-06:00February 28th, 2023|Tags: , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]

28 Feb, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Tenth Circuit

2023-02-28T14:30:51-06:00February 28th, 2023|Tags: , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]

28 Feb, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Seventh Circuit

2023-02-28T14:28:51-06:00February 28th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]

28 Feb, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Sixth Circuit

2023-02-28T14:26:41-06:00February 28th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]

31 Jan, 2023

Federal Courts Explained—Fourth Circuit

2023-01-31T11:50:52-06:00January 31st, 2023|Tags: , , , |

The United States federal court system is a hierarchical structure consisting of three levels: the district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. District courts are trial-level courts who have jurisdiction over a wide range of federal cases, including criminal cases, civil cases involving federal law, and cases involving federal agencies. The courts [...]