The 10th Circuit just can’t make up its mind. You might say it doesn’t know a hawk from a handsaw. Listen to a tale from IJ attorney Jeff Redfern of judicial deference to the government, waiver (or not) by the government, and “vacation” of en banc review. Plus, the case is about machine guns (or not). Then IJ attorney Diana Simpson explains how the 5th Circuit packed an entire federal courts textbook into one little case about a ranch in Louisiana. The plaintiff scored a hit, but not a very palpable one.

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Aposhian v. Wilkinson, https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/opinions/19/19-4036.pdf
Grace Ranch, LLC v. BP America Production Company, http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/20/20-30224-CV1.pdf
Hamlet, Act. III, Sec. 1, ln. 51, https://www.gutenberg.org/files/27761/27761-h/27761-h.htm#tagIII_8
Josh Blackman, In Bump Stock Case, Tenth Circuit Dismisses Grant of Rehearing En Banc As Improvidently Granted, https://reason.com/volokh/2021/03/06/in-bump-stock-case-tenth-circuit-dismisses-grant-of-rehearing-en-banc-as-improvidently-granted/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
Jeff Redfern, https://ij.org/staff/jeffrey-redfern/
Diana Simpson, https://ij.org/staff/diana-simpson/
Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/

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