August 18, 2020 - Ninth Circuit Insights

Know Your En Banc Ninth: Birds of a Feather

Last week, we continued our look at Ninth Circuit en bancs by examining which judges were most and least likely to dissent in the 60 en banc cases submitted and decided since December 2014.* This week, we look at cases featuring three key …›

August 11, 2020 - Ninth Circuit Insights

Know Your En Banc Ninth: Who Decides?

Last week, we began our look at the Ninth Circuit en bancs by examining which judges were most and least likely to be selected to en banc panels. This week, we address what these judges decide when selected: who tends to be in the …›

August 4, 2020 - Ninth Circuit Insights

Know Your En Banc Ninth: Who's On It?

En banc proceedings are a central feature of the Ninth Circuit, which regularly revisits its panel decisions. Ninth Circuit en bancs come with a special twist: the uncertainty of which judges will hear the case. Given the Court’s size—currently 29 active judges—having all eligible …›