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[District of Columbia] Nina Pillard, Georgetown Law Professor, Confirmed to D.C. Circuit

The Senate confirmed Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit early this morning, amid escalating political bickering over a rules change that allowed for the vote.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:21
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[District of Columbia] Senate Prepares to Vote on Second D.C. Circuit Nominee

The Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on the confirmation of Georgetown law professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 11, 2013 14:28
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Patricia Millett to D.C. Circuit

The Senate voted 56-38 to confirm Millett, a co-leader of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's appellate and U.S. Supreme Court practice, to fill one of three vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The close vote wasn't a reflection on
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 10, 2013 17:05
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[New York] GOProud

an American tax exempt 527 organization representing conservative gay men, lesbians, and their allies. GOProud advocates for free markets, limited government, and a respect for individual rights and works at the federal and state levels to build strong co
Wikipedia
added Dec 10, 2013 13:12
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Patricia Millett to D.C. Circuit

Patricia Millett's confirmation today to a key federal appeals court in Washington marked the start of a new streamlined approach to judicial nominations on Capitol Hill. The move also marked the beginning of a period of change at the court—and at the app
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 10, 2013 12:58
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[District of Columbia] Senate approves Patricia Millett for D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

The Senate voted 56-38 on Tuesday to approve Patricia Millett's nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, generally viewed as the second-most powerful court in the United States after the Supreme Court.
Politico
added Dec 10, 2013 12:53
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SHAFER: What's worse than sponsored content? The FTC regulating it

“By presenting ads that resemble editorial content, an advertiser risks implying, deceptively, that the information comes from a non-biased source.” The law gives the FTC the power to police deceptive advertising and marketing, a power that it routinely d
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2013 01:18
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[Australia] BLACKBURN: What climate denial has learnt from tobacco denial

it is not surprising to see these same techniques used by those who oppose action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Peter Sinclair has produced an excellent video that leaves no doubt about the similarities between what happened then and what is happeni
Skeptical Science (au)
added Dec 4, 2013 15:07
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[District of Columbia] Q&A: What Makes the D.C. Circuit So Special?

They will publish their findings in an article for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy on Dec. 3, entitled "The Jurisdiction of the D.C. Circuit." The National Law Journal caught up with one of the authors, Eric Fraser, an associate at Osborn Ma
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Nov 30, 2013 01:04
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KRISTOF: Where Is the Love?

After a recent column about an uninsured man who delayed seeing a doctor about a condition that turned out to be colon cancer, many readers noted that he is a lifelong smoker and said he had it coming. “What kind of a lame brain doofus is this guy?” one
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2013 22:50
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