Thursday, March 15, 2012
Immigration Article of the Day: Stephen L. Wasby, “Court of Appeals Dynamics in the Aftermath of a Supreme Court Ruling”
What happens in the federal courts of appeals after a major Supreme Court ruling comes down in the midst of much case activity on the subject of the ruling? How do the judges deal with the situation? What are the dynamics? Professor Stephen L. Wasby's (SUNY-Albany) article, “Court of Appeals Dynamics in the Aftermath of a Supreme Court Ruling,” which is the subject of a SCOTUS blog posting (with a link to the article), explores the relationship between the Supreme Court and the federal courts of appeals through the story of the aftermath of the 1973 border search case of Almeida-Sanchez v. United States (1973) and its progeny.