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by David F. Levi, Jeffrey S. Sutton, Diane P. Wood and Raymond J. Lohier Jr.Vol. 106 No. 2 (2022) | Losing faith?
What can judges do about America’s declining trust in public institutions?
The most recent Gallup polls show a striking loss of confidence by Americans in the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary more generally. Administered in June 2022, the poll showed Americans’ […]
by Cynthia GrayVol. 99 No. 2 (2015) | The Mass-Tort MDL Vortex
When can judges serve on commissions or engage in political activity? Many provisions in the code of judicial conduct refer to “the law, the legal system, or the administration of […]
by Jon O. Newman and Debra A. LivingstonVol. 106 No. 1 (2022) | Necessarily Engaged
A scholar, a citizen, a colleague by DEBRA A. LIVINGSTON, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit The following remarks were delivered at Judge Katzmann’s memorial service in […]
Here are just a few of the many civics education resources mentioned in this edition of Judicature.
“It may be an easy thing to make a Republic; but it is a very laborious thing to make Republicans; and woe to the republic that rests upon no better […]
by Robin L. Rosenberg, Beth Bloom and Hayley LawrenceVol. 106 No. 1 (2022) | Necessarily Engaged
Often, problems come as problems. We know them when we see them; when we feel that unmistakable pit in our stomachs. But sometimes, the problems that arrive on our doorstep […]
While working as a United States magistrate judge, I had the great (and rather humbling) honor to serve as national president of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) from 2016 to […]
Americans are more likely to interact with their state and local governments than their federal counterparts — and that includes the courts. State courts hear more than 90 percent of […]
If adults lack knowledge or interest in civics, how can they model what it means to be a good citizen? For decades, federal and state courts have engaged in educational […]