We adhere to our per curiam affirmance
of the trial court's order directing a verdict and final judgment rendered thereon for appellee-defendant Knight.
It is always harder to prevail as an appellant or petitioner, so I would expect a high percentage of affirmances
, which I found.
effort to select the "narrowest" basis for affirmance
technical, and including affirmance
in part, overall the ITC was
In an indication of its internal divide, the court noted in its three orders Wednesday that "a majority" of the panel concurred in the summary affirmances
. The orders upheld the life sentences of Byron A.
The master arbitrator's affirmance
of the lower arbitrator's award was not irrational.
On April 11, 2018, the Federal Circuitaffirmed both the district court's non-infringement determination and its award of attorneys' fees, and the Plaintiffs chose not to appeal the affirmance
to the Supreme Court, resulting in an across-the-board victory for Canon.
"We are pleased with the Federal Circuit's affirmance
of the District Court Decision," said Rob Stewart, President and CEO of Amneal.
With the affirmance
of the notices of disallowance by the COA's Legal Services Sector (LSS), Joson filed a petition for exclusion from liability "arguing that he should not be held liable for the disallowed amount since the determination of whether a prospective bidder is eligible or not is the exclusive responsibility of the BAC and if there is indeed a liability, the members of the BAC should be held liable since they are the persons directly responsible for the transaction."
The article also argues for greater transparency for reversal and affirmance
rates throughout the federal judiciary.
rates in the Supreme Court and circuit courts from earlier studies, Richard Pierce found that, as relevant here, the affirmance
ranges for de novo, Skidmore, and Chevron review overlap: 66% for de novo review, 55.1% to 70.9% for Skidmore, and 64% to 81.3% for Chevron.
As was noted in these pages a couple of years ago, (33) the defendant (who had benefitted from the appellate division ruling) urged that the issue had been preserved for appellate review, obviously assuming that such was necessary for affirmance
. (34) Meanwhile, the claimant argued that the issue had not been preserved for appellate review, evidently assuming that such contention, if credited, would dictate reversal of the appellate division ruling.