The Obama administration's appeal of a decision blocking a six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico comes before the 5th Circuit today. Just in time for the hearing, the Alliance for Justice has issued a report highlighting the past work and present investments of 5th Circuit judges. Among its findings: Two judges on the panel repeatedly represented the oil and gas industries while in private practice.
5th Circuit Judges in Drilling Moratorium Case Have Oil Ties, Report Says
The National Law Journal
July 8, 2010