"Attorney misconduct thwarts junk-fax class action":
Terry Baynes of Reuters has this report
on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
"The ostrich is a noble animal, but not a proper model for an appellate advocate."
So writes Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner
in an opinion
that he issued today on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
. The opinion is noteworthy, among other reasons, because it contains two full-color photographs included apparently for illustration and emphasis.
Update: Carlyn Kolker of Reuters reports that "The ostrich is a poor example for litigators, says Posner."
"Senate should confirm Caitlin Halligan to the D.C. Circuit Court": This editorial
appears today in The Washington Post.
And in somewhat related news, The West Virginia Record reported yesterday that "Senate Judiciary plans to slow nomination hearings."
"Komisarjevsky Breaks With Defense Team, Objects To Video Of Daughter Being Shown In Court":
The Hartford Courant has this news update
And The Associated Press reports that "Conn. killer objects to daughter's testimony."