Tag Archives: coronavirus

Covid E-Signature Voter Case on (Very) Fast Track from Ohio to En Banc Review?

Just two days after a federal district court’s preliminary injunction allowed use of e-signatures to satisfy some Ohio election requirements, the Ohio Attorney General has taken the unusual step of asking the en banc Sixth Circuit to overturn or stay the injunction. And the Sixth Circuit responded with equal if not greater alacrity, calling within … Continue Reading

Telephonic oral arguments: tips for advocates

As federal courthouses limit their in-person operations because of COVID-19, telephonic oral arguments will become more common. Already the Second Circuit has announced that all of its oral arguments will proceed by teleconference until further notice. Similarly, the Seventh Circuit will hear oral argument by phone through April. For scheduled oral arguments in the D.C. … Continue Reading

UPDATED Coronavirus Update: Potter Stewart Courthouse Closed 2 Weeks

Cincinnati’s federal courthouse–home to the Sixth Circuit–is closed for two weeks beginning today, as reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer. Though the federal courts basically continue to function (to the consternation of my wife, given the number of recent filings made with kiddos underfoot here at the SPB Ky office), the Potter Stewart courthouse and many … Continue Reading

*Updated* Coronavirus Update: A Moving Target

This post reflects the latest news available to Ben Glassman, Ben Beaton, and others at Squire Patton Boggs. We expect the blog and the court’s website to continue updating litigants as the situation develops. Response to COVID-19 among the federal courts in the Sixth Circuit continues to evolve. Since yesterday’s post, the Middle and Eastern Districts … Continue Reading
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