Go to end of page
Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.
Bonds already has served his sentence of 30 days' house arrest and paid a $4,100 fine. He also was sentenced to two years of probation and 250 hours of community service in youth-related activities.
If he wins, does he get his $4,100 back?
yes ... and he can't go home for 30 days.
And he will have youth service him for 250 hours.
That's not quite correct. In every other federal circuit, en banc review includes all the active judges of the circuit, but the 9th Circuit is so large (29 judges) that it has determined that to be too unwieldy, so it uses a special of panel of 11 judges (always including the Chief Judge) for en banc review.
So the whole court (29 judges) votes on the en banc petition -- is the 11-judge panel then random apart from the chief (or 7 randoms plus chief plus original panel)? If so, that's pretty wacky. You could end up with mostly judges who voted against rehearing the case.
You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.
Login to Join (0 members)
Page rendered in 0.3481 seconds, 49 querie(s) executed