In Handing Off Chief Judge Role, Jacobs Says: 'I Kept Up My End'

, New York Law Journal


Judge Dennis Jacobs, who will hand over the reins to Judge Robert Katzmann on Sunday, helped eliminate a huge case backlog, sped up the process for rehearings en banc, revised the circuit rules and took other measures to make the Second Circuit a more efficient operation.

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  • PeteF

    A FELLOW I KNOW has a Writ of Habeas Corpus with the 2nd Circuit for more than 2 years now. A big pat on the back for Judge Jacobs for getting that one through the process. How many more years more will the petitioner have to wait for his case to be ruled on?

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