U.S. Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner, whose acerbic wit and legal opinions made him a legend in legal circles, has announced that he is retiring.
Enormous rats are making their way through the federal court system. But they're not wet-nosed, living rodents. They're rubber, inflatable ones.
Formidable 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner recently published in the winter edition of the legal journal "Green Bag" the delightfully readable first installment of a two-part article: What is Obviously Wrong With the Federal Judiciary, Yet Eminently Curable.
A federal court has ruled that an Illinois sheriff violated a classifieds website’s First Amendment right to freedom of expression by pressuring credit card companies to cut ties with the website.
A Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday.
A federal court has ordered Caterpillar to allow a union inspector into its South Milwaukee plant to investigate the 2011 death of a crane operator.
A federal appeals court panel heard arguments Thursday over a Wisconsin law requiring doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, with the presiding judge saying there is "not a rational basis" for the requirement.
A doctor who aggressively litigated his case against the hospital from which he was fired had his appeal thrown out Tuesday.
In another interesting decision, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner has allowed Native Americans to hunt deer at night, debunking concerns about safety.
Less than a day after the U.S. Supreme Court stayed Wisconsin’s voter ID law, 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner wrote a blistering takedown of the law and what he sees as its effects.
Two lower court rulings that said Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional will stand, immediately ending delays on marriages around the state.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has put its decision overturning same-sex marriage bans in Indiana on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court decides what it will do with the cases.
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