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Sun Feb 23, 2020, 02:56 PM

Trump has flipped the 9th Circuit -- and some new judges are causing a 'shock wave'

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-02-22/trump-conservative-judges-9th-circuit

By MAURA DOLANSTAFF WRITER
FEB. 22, 2020 7:06 AM

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. . . Among those who have caused the most consternation is Judge Daniel P. Collins, a former federal prosecutor and partner of a prestigious law firm.

Some judges said that in the early months of his tenure, Collins has appeared oblivious to court tradition. He has sent memos at all times of the night in violation of a court rule and objected to other judges’ rulings in language that some colleagues found combative, they said.

Collins also moved quickly to challenge rulings by his new colleagues, calling for review of five decisions by three-judge panels, and some of the calls came before Collins even had been assigned to his first panel, judges said.

Active judges vote on the calls behind the scenes, and the public becomes aware of a failed effort only when dissents are later filed by the judges who favored reconsideration. Judges said it was unprecedented for a new jurist to try to overturn so many decisions in such a short period of time. The court has so far rejected most of Collins’ calls.

“Collins has definitely bulldozed his way around here already in a short time,” one 9th Circuit judge said. “Either he doesn’t care or doesn’t realize that he has offended half the court already.”

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Sun Feb 23, 2020, 03:04 PM

1. Yeah, but somebody's 'conscience' remains pure

because they didn't vote for that awful Hillary.



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Sun Feb 23, 2020, 11:45 PM

2. He'll be marginalized.

The Ninth may be liberal, but they are not going to stand for bullying from some trump appointee.

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