Law.com reports Veteran Supreme Court Reporter Marcia Coyle Retires — Coyle has covered the nation’s highest court for The National Law Journal for nearly three decades.
Closer to home, here’s a death-knell appealability opinion.
- the quality of the lawyering I see is really good these days. Appellate practice has grown from a niche to a specialty. I’m generally reading the work of lawyers who like to write and are good at it.
- I have now cancelled three retirements. … I just sent out my check to put my name on the ballot for a fourth term.
- Justice William Rylaarsdam used to say, “Thirty minutes, Counsel? Was your briefing that bad?”
Oral arguments are hard blanking work. … We change our minds on cases every month. And there are often moments of humor. But it’s hard work for us.