In light of the way it handled other honest services fraud convictions in the late 1980s, we shouldn’t assume that the Seventh Circuit would have overturned Otto Kerner’s.
Tag: Judge Frank Easterbrook
Still More on the Mezuzah
Only hard-core courts buffs are sticking with me on this, my third post on the subject of the Seventh Circuit’s en banc mezuzah ruling. But if you’re hanging in, I recommend the oral arguments.
The Mezuzah Case — A Victory for Judge Diane Wood
If federal judges are like the rest of us they have their good days and bad days, the assignments they really set their minds to and the ones where you wonder if while they were putting in their eight hours they also had a game of computer Scrabble going.
Making life harder for Web hosts
A newspaper may not legally liable for what the public posts on its Web site, but that doesn’t mean prosecutors can’t harass it.
Here Comes the Judge
The anything-goes era on the Internet won’t last forever if local federal judge Frank Easterbrook has anything to say about it.
The Supreme Court and the mezuzah
The case of the forbidden mezuzah shows the mind of appellate judge Diane Wood, a possible Supreme Court nominee, at work.