Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) - Fees, Fines, and Bail

To Pay or Not To Pay?

by Jay Bilas

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Attorney, ESPN analyst, and former NCAA basketball player Jay Bilas weighs in on the debate over paying collegiate athletes The cover story of the summer 2019 edition of Judicature was, […]

Stevens, J., Dissenting: The Legacy of Heller

by Darrell A.H. Miller and Joseph Blocher

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Second Amendment scholars discuss the late Justice John Paul Stevens’s contributions to one of the nation’s thorniest debates During his 34 years on the Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens […]

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Fixing Fees, Fines & Bail: Toward a Fairer System of Justice

by David F. Levi, Douglas Beach, Mark Martin, Scott Bales, Martin Hoshino, Mary McQueen, Judith Nakamura and Stuart Rabner

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

State Chief Justices and Court Administrators Discuss What’s Working — And What’s Not — As Courts Strive to Reform Fees, Fines, and Bail Practices Long ignored and highly localized, abusive […]

The Process Due: The American Academy of Arts and Sciences offers a multidisciplinary examination of the devastating and persistent crisis in legal services

by John Tessitore

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Earlier this year, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences dedicated an issue of Dædelus, its quarterly scholarly journal, entirely to the topic of “Access to Justice.” Fittingly, it was […]

Reclaiming the Role of Lawyers as Community Connectors

by Abigail Frisch, David F. Levi and Dana Remus

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

For many years, there has been a serious debate about the legal profession’s exclusive role in the market for legal representation. The debate has focused on how that role factors […]

Lawyers, the Legal Profession & Access to Justice in the United States: A Brief History

by Robert W. Gordon

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

In no profession is the gulf greater between ideals and practices than it is for lawyers. Ideally, justice is a universal good: the law protects equally the rights of the […]

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

by Nathan Hecht

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

The television drama The Twilight Zone portrayed characters in disturbing situations set in the murky area between reality and the dark unknown. Most episodes had a moral. Here’s my thought for […]

Finding Humanity in the Great Power Competition for Artificial Intelligence

by J. Zhanna Malekos Smith

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

I recently spoke on artificial intelligence, law, and ethics as a panelist at the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Atlanta. At the end of our discussion, the moderator […]

Portrait of three women judges sitting at the bench

Shattering Glass Ceilings from the Bench

by Charles Hall

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Federal Judge Sylvia Rambo first thought of a legal career in the 1940s when her school bus drove by a local law school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. “It was like a […]

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Emails to a Federal Judge

by D. Brock Hornby

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Recently an esteemed member of the bar died. In closing out the lawyer’s laptop, a legal assistant discovered a trove of emails the lawyer had composed and addressed to a […]

Justice Cheri Beasley with Linda McGee photo

Judicial Honors Fall 2019

by Judicature Staff

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Kem Thompson Frost, chief justice of Texas’s Court of Appeals-14th District, has been named a 2019 Outstanding Texas Leader and inducted into the Texas Leadership Hall of Fame by JBS […]

Self driving car going down the road

The Cars of the Future are Headed to Your Courtroom

by The National Center for State Courts

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Distracted and intoxicated driving are costly problems. And while emerging technologies aim to help reduce traffic accidents caused by human error, technology may also increase the number of accidents. For […]

She Lifted Her Voice: Constance Baker Motley (1921–2005) U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

by Ann Claire Williams

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Although she loved music, she could not sing. She was such a bad singer that, as a little girl growing up in New Haven, she was asked to leave the […]

Boxed In: Does the Prospect of Re-Selection Influence Judicial Decision Making?

by Ann A. Scott Timmer

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

When Justice Ann A. Scott Timmer was given the opportunity to write on a topic of her choosing as part of Duke Law’s Master of Judicial Studies program, she gravitated […]

A bridge too far

A bridge too far? An expert panel examines the promise and peril of third-party litigation financing

by Christopher A. Seeger, Ernest J. Getto, Samuel Issacharoff, Amy St. Eve, David W. Ichel and John H. Beisner

Vol. 103 No. 3 (2019) | Fees, Fines, and Bail

Third-party litigation finance has captured the attention of litigants, the courts, and the academy across the globe. It has the potential to substantially impact civil litigation as we know it […]