Non prisoner Lamell obtains a partial reversal in his favor from a 3-panel which capitulated from their earlier opinion. LIT investigates why.
A 3-Panel consisting of familiar Judges Charles Wilson, Kevin Newsom and R Lanier Anderson defies logic and the law in this perverted...
This court makes a confident Erie guess that the Texas Supreme Court would have concluded that explicit substitution was not required.
Dismissals for lack of jurisdiction are generally without prejudice. Not in this case sayeth the Fifth Circuit panel reviewing de novo.
The scope of judicial immunity in the Eleventh Circuit is now made clear. Judicial immunity is complete, unqualified, and without exception.
Judge King sat on another recent appeal panel re internet searches involving Judge Lynn Hughes who looked up a litigant's company erroneously
"...an appellate court will mandate reassignment when the facts “might reasonably cause an objective observer to question the original judge’s impartiality.”"