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2d DCA pro tem update
following are currently sitting on assignment in the 2d DCA: Judge
Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting
Pro-Tem in Division Two until March 31, 2017. Judge
Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles Superior Cou...

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"Thinking outside the American appellate box"
That's the title of today's Moskovitz on Appeals column in the DJ, continuing a comparison of American versus British appellate procedures. Of particular interest is discussion of an experiment in the 3d District decades ago: one California appellate court ...

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Is the 9th Cir. really a "Court in Chaos"?
Law360 reports Trump Slams 9th Circ. As Court In ‘Chaos,’ ‘Turmoil’ , which begins: "President Donald Trump slammed the Ninth Circuit on Thursday as a court in “chaos” and “turmoil,” claiming at a news conference that the court has been overturned by the Su...

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Reading & Viewing for the rest of the day!
The Winter edition of Appellate Issues (the publication of the ABA's Council of Appellate Lawyers) is available here . This is an appellate box of chocolates you will enjoy! The U.S. Courts offers a video in honoro Black History Month,  Moments In History: ...

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Another Pregerson profile
Today's DJ profiles Judge Pregerson the Younger, i.e., Dean Pregerson ( US District Judge Dean Pregerson's 20 years of rulings
has changed lives, protected prisoners ), son of 9th Circuit Judge Harry Pregerson. Deja vu? Today's DJ profile follows a profile ...

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Defending the federal courts
Today's DJ features Dean Chemerinsky in The Rule of Law , about how " One of the most basic aspects of the rule of law is
that no one, not even the president, is above the law." He urges all those in the legal profession to condemn attacks on the judiciary....

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Elwood Lui in Line for Appointment as Div. Two's Presiding Justice
That's the story in today's MetNews about how 1/1's Justice Lui "is in contention for elevation to the post of presiding justice of Div. Two" to "replace Roger Boren, who retired without public announcement, on Jan. 31." If appointed to Div. 2, J. Lui will ...

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State Bar Litigation Section 9th Cir. webinar
An Inside Look at Ninth Circuit Motion
Practice Friday,
March 3, 2016, 12 noon - 1 p.m. This
program offers 1 hour participatory MCLE credit and 1 hour legal specialization
credit in Appellate Law   This webinar will give
both new and experienced attorneys ...

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Webcast to begin at 10:00 a.m.
Hearings on Three Appointments to Courts of Appeal to be webcast starting @ 10:00 a.m. Click here  to watch the Dato, Fields, Meehan hearing.

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Justice Cuellar visits CSUN
Justice Cuéllar will be speaking at Cal State Northridge on February 16 from 12:30 to 1:45 at the University Student Union. Rather than a lecture, he will answer questions from the audience.
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