The first appellate court serves the Houston, Texas area. The Court consists of nine judges who hear appeals and initial proceedings from ten districts. Summary of Justia`s Opinion: The First District upheld the District Court`s decision, which issued summary judgment in favor of the defendant on the basis of qualified immunity and dismissed the plaintiff`s claim in various constitutional actions. Summary of Justia`s Opinion: The First Circuit overturned the District Court`s order upsetting the plaintiffs` antitrust claims regarding a standard exclusive agreement between Triple-S Salud, Inc. and Dr. Rodriguez-Blazquez et. Summary of Justia`s Opinion: The First Circuit partially upheld and partially overturned the District Court`s decision exonerating Guardian Life Insurance Company of America from this interpleader lawsuit and granting the impugned death benefit to . Established in 1891, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, based in Boston, Massachusetts, has jurisdiction over the courts of the following counties: Applications for a central attorney are currently being accepted for Countiss and Rivas-Molloy judges on the first court. For more information, visit the Court`s careers page. The court is based at the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts. Most sessions are held in Boston, where the court usually sits for a week for most months of the year. In July or August, he takes a summer break and does not sit down. The first circuit also takes place for a week in March and November at Jose V.
Toledo Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is sometimes located elsewhere in the circuit.  Summary of Justia`s opinion: The First Circuit upheld the district court`s decision that couriers who deliver goods from local restaurants and retailers are transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce, so they.. Summary of Justia`s opinion: The upheld the District Court`s decision to allow the government to cancel a previous agreement with the defendant and sentence him to 162 months in prison. All documents filed in cases of termination of parental rights or proceedings in juvenile courts, with the exception of the file statement and appeal protocol, must use pseudonyms. Tex. R. App. 9.8 It is the smallest of the thirteen federal courts of appeal. With six active judges and four active senior judges, the First Circuit has the fewest judges among the thirteen courts of appeals in the United States.
Since retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court, Associate Justice David Souter has been a regular on the First Circuit. Summary of Justia`s Opinion: In this case, which stems from a protracted and bitter family dispute over the property of Donelson Glassie, whose estate remained in the estate eleven years after his death in Rhode Island, the first circuit has the. Lawyers practising before the 1st and 14th courts now have access to a registration portal where lawyers can download the clerk`s and stenographer`s records from their offices. Applications are currently being accepted for the Court`s internship programme. Interested applicants are encouraged to read the following information before submitting an application. Internships are unpaid and applications are accepted throughout the year. Texas Rule of Appeal Procedure 49, which deals with repetitions and bench considerations, was revised effective October 1, 2021. If you intend to file an Anders brief and a request for withdrawal in support of criminal proceedings pending before this court, please refer to the court`s Anders Guidelines. As with any pleading, compliance with Texas Rule of Appeal Procedure 38 is required. For a full list of requirements, see the checklist for briefings. These Anders guidelines complement, but do not replace, information requirements.
John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse 1 Courthouse Way Boston, MA 02210 The Texas State Bar Association (SBOT) and the Appellate Practice Section (HBA) of the Houston Bar Association sponsor and administer a pro bono program. The objective of the program is to match a litigant on a civil appeal who is financially unable to obtain legal representation with a pro bono lawyer who unexpectedly accepts remuneration for his or her services. If you believe your civil appeal case qualifies for inclusion in the SBOT/HBA Pro Bono program, details can be found at the following locations: (1) State Bar of Texas Pro Bono Project and (2) Houston Bar Association website.