Keeping Tabs on the Ninth Circuit

Topic Archives: Ninth Circuit Insights

  • Know Your En Banc Ninth: Who Decides?
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    Know Your En Banc Ninth: Who Decides?

    By: James R. Sigel and Adam L. Sorensen

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

    By: James R. Sigel

    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
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