For the last five years, the Honorable John H. McBryde, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, has battled with the Chief Judge of his district, the Fifth Circuit Judicial Council, and a Special Committee appointed by the Chief Judge over whether the Judicial Council has the power to investigate and sanction him, pursuant to the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980, on account of his judicial conduct.
The firm’s lawyers write for the New York Law Journal and for other print and online publishers. In particular, Harvey Stone and Richard Dolan write the Eastern District Roundup, a monthly New York Law Journal column summarizing notable decisions in the Eastern District of New York.
This column reports on significant, representative decisions handed down recently in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York addressing cases in tax law.
A number of judges in the Second Circuit have served as law clerks to other judges. Three of them recently shared their clerking experiences with the Federal Bar Council News, and compared their experiences with the experiences of their own clerks.
This column reports on several significant, representative decisions handed down recently in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York including a matter that turned on the way one party in a civil action handled material that could have provided important evidence.