Judge Posner and the People — The internet.

The current issue of the American Bar Association Journal has a story about Judge Richard Poster and some of his fellow judges on the 7th Circuit Court. The issue is internet research by a judge on the case.  Here’s one quote from the ABA Journal.

According to How Appealing, the decision “will no doubt rekindle the debate about the extent to which appellate courts can and should perform independent factual research in deciding an appeal.” Josh Blackman’s Blog has coverage here.

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