Sunday, January 26, 2014
Are you a Belieber?
You should be in the CJA panel. A bunch of favorable verdicts last week for them... A NG across the board for Al Levin in a felon in possession case. A hung jury for Rick DoCobo, and a NG on the 7-year 924(c)s for Marty Feigenbaum.
--UM Law Review is putting on a pretty cool program called Leading from Below on February 14-15. The two-day Symposium will examine the discretion and role of the Federal District Court Judge. The keynote speaker is the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein. One of our own, Judge Kathleen Williams, will also be speaking. And the price is right -- it's free and you'll get 9 CLE credits. Click here for more information and to register.
--If you were trying to file something or log onto PACER on Friday, it was a no go. But it wasn't a cyber-attack as initially reported. From the WSJ:
--Finally, Judge Kozinski is the best. He said this in an opinion concurring in part last week: "As best the record showed, Enmund was a schmo hired to drive the getaway car for a robbery gone wrong"