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Judicial Activism and Recess Appointments

Peter M. Shane | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

What is striking about the DC Circuit opinion is not its bottom line, but the scope of its reasoning. Despite a pretense of constitutional modesty, the court decided the Recess Appointments issue on the broadest possible ground.

A Forced End To Jury Duty?

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal civil jury trials in the United States probably would grind to a halt if Congress fails to reach a budget deal and $600 bil...

Judge: No Restitution Relief For Abramoff Partner In Crime

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff's former partner in crime shouldn't expect relief on his appeal to reduce a $20 million restitution order. Th...