Late yesterday evening, the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA)—the firm representing U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) Judge Pauline Newman in her district court case against CAFC Chief Judge Moore and other members of the panel of the Judicial Council who are accusing Newman of being unfit to serve on the court—filed a brief asking the D.C. district court to deny the Council’s September Motion to Dismiss and to halt her recent suspension from duties. The brief calls the Council’s actions thus far “ultra vires and inconsistent both with constitutional strictures and the [Judicial Conduct and Disability] Act [of 1980] itself.”

Full Article Available Here