Tuesday, March 20, 2007


The 11th Circuit reissued Thompson v. United States today, clearing up the name mess that I discussed here and here. It inserted the other DM's middle name Scott. And the Court even dropped a footnote: "This opinion is not referring to attorney David Oscar Markus, who was not involved in the case."

What a relief.

Added: For the record, I think David Scott Markus is a good guy and a good lawyer, and I am sorry the name confusion has brought unwarranted attention to this opinion.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The larger issue is the current proclivity of the 11th Circuit to publish the names of lawyers-defense attorneys and AUSA's alike- who have acted in good faith and made minor errors. There but for the grace of G-d go I.........