Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

On Monday, the court is expected to release orders from the May 28 conference at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions at 10 a.m. We will be live-blogging starting at 9:25 a.m. at this link, where you can sign up for an email reminder when the live blog begins.

Howard M. Wasserman Guest

Howard M. Wasserman is Professor of Law at FIU College of Law, where he teaches and writes on civil procedure, federal courts and civil rights litigation. He is the author of “Understanding Civil Rights Litigation” with Carolina Academic Press. He is a former law clerk for Judge Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and Judge James T. Giles of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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11.20.18 Argument preview: Equitable tolling and appeals of class certification
11.19.18 Argument preview: Probable cause, retaliatory arrests, and the First Amendment
05.14.18 Opinion analysis: Constitutional challenge to shackling policy becomes moot when criminal prosecutions terminate
03.27.18 Opinion analysis: Consolidated cases retain their independent character for finality and appealability
03.27.18 Argument analysis: “Bound and gagged in body armor, hung upside down” — considering reviewability of shackling decisions
03.19.18 Argument preview: Appealability, mandamus and mootness in the shadow of restraints on criminal defendants
01.16.18 Argument analysis: “Make an all-purpose consolidation, … like marriage” — debating the meaning of consolidation and its effects on finality
01.09.18 Argument preview: Consolidation and finality
11.08.17 Opinion analysis: Only Congress can make a jurisdictional rule
10.10.17 Argument analysis: Alito and Ginsburg spar over the rules for timely appeals
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