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James E. Rogers College of Law

Friday, November 3, 2017

Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup November 3, 2017

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Each week, the Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be sure to include, feel free to send Dan a quick email atDReal@Creighton.edu or a message on Twitter (@Daniel_L_Real).

 

Supreme Court Opinions and News:

National Law Journal 2017 Appellate Hot List – special report featuring lawyers and firms that posted notable wins at the U.S. Supreme Court or in federal circuit courts this year --   https://www.law.com/nationallawjournal/sites/nationallawjournal/2017/10/30/the-2017-appellate-hot-list/?slreturn=20170930112534

SCOTUSblog post discussing the meaning of state appellate court decisions that “summarily” affirm lower court decisions without an opinion – are those endorsements of the lower court, are something else?  The discussion is in the context of reviewing the Supreme Court’s arguments this week in Wilson v. Sellershttp://www.scotusblog.com/2017/10/argument-analysis-quixotic-search-general-meaning-state-court-summary-affirmances/  + http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/wilson-v-sellers/

Federal Appellate Court Opinions and News:

National Law Journal 2017 Appellate Hot List – special report featuring lawyers and firms that posted notable wins at the U.S. Supreme Court or in federal circuit courts this year --   https://www.law.com/nationallawjournal/sites/nationallawjournal/2017/10/30/the-2017-appellate-hot-list/?slreturn=20170930112534

State Appellate Court Opinions and News:

SCOTUSblog post discussing the meaning of state appellate court decisions that “summarily” affirm lower court decisions without an opinion – are those endorsements of the lower court, are something else?  The discussion is in the context of reviewing the Supreme Court’s arguments this week in Wilson v. Sellershttp://www.scotusblog.com/2017/10/argument-analysis-quixotic-search-general-meaning-state-court-summary-affirmances/  + http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/wilson-v-sellers/

 

Appellate Job Postings:

From Justice Rhonda Wood, Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court (@JudgeRhondaWood) – Posting for law clerk opening:    https://twitter.com/JudgeRhondaWood/status/924801618754834434

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/2017/11/appellate-advocacy-blog-weekly-roundup-november-3-2017.html

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