Hi, and welcome back to Bench Report! I hope if you had the holiday off, you enjoyed it. And if you didn’t, you’re not the only one! Send your news, tips and feedback to [email protected] and follow me on Twitter at @jacq_thomsen.John Minor Wisdom U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit building, New Orleans, LA. (Photo: Rick Kopstein/ALM)
A Pitch to Reform Appeals Courts
A lot of court reform these days is focused on the Supreme Court—but a law professor and former appellate practitioner is making the case for changing the way the federal courts of appeals function.