Tag Archives: Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg

Judge Ginsburg on the Path of Administrative Law

The latest issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy contains a speech that Judge Ginsburg delivered in 2011 on the work of the D.C. Circuit.
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D.C. Circuit Revives Excessive Force Case Against D.C. Cops

Days before five Supreme Court justices vindicated his “mosaic” theory of Fourth Amendment search by GPS in United States v. Jones [PDF], Judge Ginsburg issued another Fourth Amendment opinion that may be just as unpopular with the Metropolitan Police Department. Continue reading

D.C. Circuit Upholds Semi-Automatic Rifle Ban Under Intermediate Scrutiny

Earlier this month, a divided panel of the D.C. Circuit upheld the District of Columbia’s ban on semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines and the District’s gun registration requirement as applied to handguns. Continue reading

Supreme Court Shows Interest in D.C. Circuit’s Torture Victim Protection Act Opinion

After its “long conference,” the Supreme Court relisted Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 11-88 (S. Ct.) [Mohamad v. Rajoub, No. 09-7109 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 18, 2011) (Ginsburg, J., joined by Tatel & Garland, JJ.)] for reconsideration of the cert petition at a future conference. Continue reading

Judge Ginsburg to Teach Administrative Law at NYU

Judge Douglas Ginsburg announced earlier this month that he will be taking senior status in October. NYU Law School immediately announced that he would be joining the faculty in January. Continue reading