Following last year's Stern v. Marshall bombshell, cases are slowly trickling
up to the Court of Appeals level. After I wrote about a recent Fifth
Circuit opinion which held that the jurisdiction of U.S. Magistrate Judges
was not invalidated, a commenter pointed out a recent Seventh Circuit decision...
This is a paper that I did for the Austin Bar Association
summarizing the Texas cases applying Stern v. Marshall to date. Please note that
where the holding is indented, I am directly quoting the opinion. I
also used the following key for highlighting certain decisions:
*--If you only read a few...
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Prof. Kenneth N. Klee examines
the developing case law in the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in Stern
v. Marshall, in which the Court held that 28 U.S.C. § 157 (b)(2)(C) is unconstitutional because it