DC Circuit argument hearings at Georgetown

On Tuesday, November 12, the DC Circuit will have a special argument session at Georgetown Law in the Hart Auditorium at 9:30 am.

The 2 cases being heard are

  • United States v. Fraser Verrusio, an appeal of a conviction of a congressional staffer for accepting a gift; and
  • Sea World of Florida, LLC v. Thomas Perez, an appeal of an OSHA citation arising out of the death of an Orca whale trainer.

The briefs are available on TWEN in the course “DC Circuit’s Oral Argument, November 12, 2013.”

The panel hearing the cases is made up of Chief Judge Merrick Garland, Judge Judith Rogers, and Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

For more information about the judges, including their biographies, most important decisions, what it is like to argue in front of them, their judicial philosophies, lawyers’ perspectives, etc., please consult The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, which the Library has in print in the Williams Library Reading Room, or you can consult the Almanac on Westlaw.