Every courtroom in America has local rules. Some are silly, some are necessary, but they are rules all the same. I do not know - because I haven't investigated - whether there were published rules prohibiting members of the bar from wearing political messages, but if that was, indeed, the case, then I believe the court was right in enforcing its rules. This had nothing to do with how one comes...
This is pretty much how I saw this going down: A Seventh Circuit panel - consisting of Sykes, Easterbrook, and Kanne - rules that Adelmann went too far when he earlier held that producing an affidavit was a sufficient work-around to Wisconsin's Voter ID law. The panel, however, did suggest that a work-around might be found that would pass muster. So stay tuned: As of yesterday, Voter ID is, once...
This is a great move: You get federal dollars, assisted living facility? Then no arbitration clause for you.