Last week, we completed our analysis of the reversal rates of each District and Division of the Court of Appeal.
Who Writes the Most Majority Opinions in Criminal Cases On the Illinois Supreme Court (Part 1 – 2000-2004)?
Yesterday, we began our analysis of the work of the individual Justices at the Illinois Supreme Court by analyzing the distribution of majority opinions in civil cases between 2000 and 2004.
Who Writes the Most Majority Opinions in Civil Cases On the Illinois Supreme Court (Part 1 – 2000-2004)?
Today, we begin a new phase of our analysis of the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent history, as we turn our attention to the work of the individual Justices.Over the next two months, we’ll be assessing how influential individual Justices appear to be in swaying the Court to their point of view.
Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Criminal Cases, 2008-2015 (Part 2)
Today, we complete our two-week review of the reversal rates of the Districts and Divisions of the Courts of Appeal in civil and criminal cases between 2000 and 2015.
Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction is Not Lost by Voluntary Dismissal of the Only Claim Conferring Jurisdiction
The Fifth Circuit has reiterated the rule that federal subject matter jurisdiction is measured at the time of removal and is not destroyed by subsequent events including the voluntary dismissal of the only claim conferring federal question jurisdiction.
Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Civil Cases, 2008-2015 (Part 2)
Last week, we began reviewing the reversal rate of each District (and Division) of the Courts of Appeal in civil and criminal cases. We began with the years 2000 through 2007.
Ironically, giving employees the right to decline to resolve their employment claims in binding arbitration may actually help employers enforce arbitration agreements in some parts of the country.
As discussed in our previous post, the Supreme Court of Canada recently dramatically altered the framework applicable to the right to a criminal trial within a reasonable time in R. v. Jordan, 2016 SCC 27.
How Many Amicus Briefs Does the Illinois Supreme Court Accept in the Average Criminal Case (Part 2)?
For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent history with amicus briefs.