Posner Seeks To Advise 4th Circ. Pro Se Litigant

Law360, New York (October 18, 2017, 9:52 PM EDT) -- Former Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner, who complained after his retirement last month that his colleagues were mistreating litigants who represent themselves, asked the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday to allow him to appear as "advisory counsel" for a pro se filer.

Posner seeks to represent William C. Bond, who complained that a Maryland federal judge wrongly blocked him from amending a florid $450 million lawsuit accusing numerous federal and state agencies of a vast conspiracy to violate his First Amendment rights.

In a suit that the lower court judge compared to a "political thriller," Bond describes a conspiracy in which FBI...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!