Hi and welcome back to Bench Report! Oh, to be in the room while they were discussing whether to suspend Rudy Giuliani’s law license. Send all of your news, tips and feedback to [email protected], and follow me on Twitter at @jacq_thomsen.The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse, home of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM.
Federal Appeals Courts Are Making a Comeback
With more people getting vaccinated, appeals courts are starting to reopen their doors—to a select few. We’re seeing more of the circuit courts say they’ll hold in-person oral arguments in the coming months, but all of those announcements come with caveats, some based on vaccination status. Here’s what we know about each appeals court so far.