As we mentioned yesterday, Judge Jennifer W. Elrod, a state trial court judge in Texas, has been nominated to the Fifth Circuit. The Texas Lawyer has an interesting article about Judge Elrod: Houston lawyers who have tried cases before [Judge Elrod] say she has earned a reputation as a fair and smart state district judge. […]
Time for a few updates on a subject near and dear to our heart, which we’ve been neglecting as of late: federal judicial nominations. Here’s the latest news: 1. Texas state court judge Jennifer Elrod (at right), whom we previously identified as a possible nominee to the Fifth Circuit (and compared to Jennifer Aniston), has […]
The revolutionary impact of data science and analytics in fields like sports and politics is well known, and every day there seems to be another “Moneyball for X” analogy. But what, if anything, does this mean for the legal world, and when will it happen? This is a story about the data revolution that is already transforming the law, reshaping who wins and who loses, and how its potential was foretold long ago.
5th Circuit, Alberto Gonzales, Federal Judges, Gregory Coleman, Harriet Miers, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Elrod, Judicial Nominations, R. Ted Cruz, Senate Judiciary Committee, State Judges, White House Counsel
Thanks to everyone who responded to our request for gossip about possible Fifth Circuit judicial nominations. Your tips were very helpful to us, as was this piece in the Texas Lawyer. (And thanks to Peter Harrell, a current law student and former political reporter for Congressional Quarterly, for this insightful comment. A good point. With […]