In my appellate practice, I have witnessed befuddlement over the Rooker-Feldman doctrine, which is based on two Supreme Court cases decided sixty years apart: Rooker v. Fidelity Trust Co., 263 U.S. 413 (1923), and District of Columbia Court of Appeals v. Feldman, 460 U.S. 462 (1983).  The Rooker-Feldman doctrine expresses the unremarkable principle that Congress … Continue Reading