Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Senate Confirms Perkins Coie’s Tiffany Cunningham to Federal Circuit – On, Blake Brittain reports on the confirmation of Tiffany Cunningham to the Federal Circuit.

Tiffany Cunningham Confirmed by Senate as First Black Federal Circuit Judge – Jack Rodgers posted an article on Courthouse News Service also about Judge Cunningham’s confirmation.

Federal Circuit: Clear Attempts to Manipulate Venue Won’t Defeat Motions to Transfer – On, Eilieen McDermott writes about how the Federal Circuit “granted Samsung’s and LG’s writs of mandamus, which sought to order the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas to transfer the underlying actions to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.”

Zalzar FZE Fails to Boost Middle East Federal Contract Recovery – Daniel Seiden writes on about Zalzar FZE v. Dir./Chief Exec. Officer of Army & Air Force Exchange Service, where the “Federal Circuit [affirmed an Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals’ decision] . . . [awarding] airfare costs.”

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Opinions & Orders – July 21, 2021

This morning the Federal Circuit issued two Rule 36 judgments. One affirms a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and the other affirms a judgment of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. Here are links to the Rule 36 judgments.

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