I'm just wondering, is it allowed and/or commonplace for a Federal Judge to put out Memorandum Opinions on a late weekend night on non-emergency and normal civil matters?
Not commonplace, but certainly allowed. And much easier now with electronic filing. Arguably time would start to count on Tuesday, after an ordinary attorney would find the filing on Monday morning, but be careful even about that point.
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A judge can do his work whenever he wants to. He is not limited to regular hoursm
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