Richard Posner

Latest stories

1d
Naked Capitalism
Business Groups Aim to Strong-arm CFPB on Arbitrationthemselves ultimately receive. Some courts have also increased their scrutiny o
Business Groups Aim to Strong-arm CFPB on Arbitration
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
themselves ultimately receive. Some courts have also increased their scrutiny of consumer class action settlements. Judge Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in 2014 authored three opinions overturning... Read more
1d
KPBS San Diego
Appeals Court Says Using Fake Social Security Number Doesn't Have To Mean Deportationcare? Not unless the terms 'base, vile, or depraved' have ceased to have any re
Appeals Court Says Using Fake Social Security Number Doesn't Have To Mean Deportation
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
care? Not unless the terms 'base, vile, or depraved' have ceased to have any real meaning." In a concurring opinion, Judge Richard Posner said the government's effort to prosecute and deport Arias "would be a waste of taxpayers' money." He wrote,... Read more
7d
Manila Standard Today
Do we have to be a democracy?they know. “Government with the consent of the governed” was at one time thoug
Do we have to be a democracy?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
they know. “Government with the consent of the governed” was at one time thought to be an apt summary of a democracy, but Richard Posner correctly points out that a dictatorship, installed into power with the consent of the governed, would still... Read more
8d
New Now Next
Court Rules Bisexual Jamaican Man Stoned By Homophobic Mob Is Not Really Bisexualbisexuality, but ultimately accepted the findings due to Fuller misremembering
Court Rules Bisexual Jamaican Man Stoned By Homophobic Mob Is Not Really Bisexual
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
bisexuality, but ultimately accepted the findings due to Fuller misremembering certain dates during his testimony. Judge Richard Posner criticized the judge for his ignorance on the subject of bisexuality, stating that the weakest part of his... Read more
9d
The Washington Times
Federal judges debate bisexuality in immigration casewas suspect, and upheld a lower court’s ruling doubting his claims of bisexuali
Federal judges debate bisexuality in immigration case
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
was suspect, and upheld a lower court’s ruling doubting his claims of bisexuality. But in a stinging dissent Judge Richard Posner blasted his fellow judges at all levels, arguing some didn’t appear to understand bisexuality while others... Read more
12d
The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Appellate judge sends lawyers' windfall up in smoke$370,000 in legal fees for work that didn't benefit their clients one iota. Bu
Jim Dey: Appellate judge sends lawyers' windfall up in smoke
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
$370,000 in legal fees for work that didn't benefit their clients one iota. But last week, U.S. Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner not only pulled the plug on this highly remunerative scheme but said judges should dismiss all similar cases... Read more
23d
KERA North Texas
Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisionssince expressed concerns about how voter ID laws work out in practice. Supreme
Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions
KERA North Texas / Posted 23 days ago
since expressed concerns about how voter ID laws work out in practice. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and Judge Richard Posner have noted that the Indiana case came to them as a blanket challenge to the law, without an evidentiary trial.... Read more
154 related stories
23d
KPBS San Diego
Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisionssince expressed concerns about how voter ID laws work out in practice. Supreme
Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
since expressed concerns about how voter ID laws work out in practice. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and Judge Richard Posner have noted that the Indiana case came to them as a blanket challenge to the law, without an evidentiary trial.... Read more
154 related stories
24d
Crain's Chicago Business
Appeals court ruling chips at arbitrationwith it.” The arbitrators erred in relying on information outside CBRE's origi
Appeals court ruling chips at arbitration
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 24 days ago
with it.” The arbitrators erred in relying on information outside CBRE's original contract with Bankers Life, wrote Judge Richard Posner. CBRE had struck a deal to find the insurance company new office space so Groupon, which is headquartered at... Read more
26d
The Hill
A Supreme Court where conservatives don't apologizein Arizona v. U.S., where he wrote that Obama's claim to discretion in enforcin
A Supreme Court where conservatives don't apologize
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
in Arizona v. U.S., where he wrote that Obama's claim to discretion in enforcing immigration law "boggles the mind." Judge Richard Posner, a conservative on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, called Scalia's comments "fighting words" of a kind... Read more
26d
Slate
Why the Supreme Court Likely Won’t Revisit Its Disastrous Voting Rights Act Rulingfairly unfortunate decision,” adding that the justices didn’t have access to en
Why the Supreme Court Likely Won’t Revisit Its Disastrous Voting Rights Act Ruling
Slate / Posted 26 days ago
fairly unfortunate decision,” adding that the justices didn’t have access to enough information on the law’s impact. Judge Richard Posner, a conservative who wrote the appeals court decision that approved the same law, has gone further. He made... Read more
332 related stories

People in this news