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February 3, 2014

Senior Silence

The CAFC has a self-censoring rule that a senior judge may not dissent, or even join a dissent, in denying a rehearing en banc. What liberty can a country have when a judge is barred from expressing an opinion?! (Middleton v. Shinseki CAFC 2013-7014).

Posted by Patent Hawk at February 3, 2014 3:07 PM | Case Law