Court Administration

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Taking “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt” Seriously

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Summer 2019 | Volume 103 Number 2

Editor’s note: This article was written by Judge Jon O. Newman during his tenure as the Bolch Judicial Institute’s inaugural Distinguished Judge in Residence. The Institute’s Distinguished Judge in Residence […]

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Clerking to Excess? The Case Against Second (and Third and Fourth) Clerkships

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

There can be too much of a good thing. We know that’s true for food and drink, but we haven’t yet realized it’s also true for judicial clerkships. There has […]

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Ghosting: The Courts’ Views on Ghostwriting Ethics Are Wildly Divergent. It’s Time to Find Uniformity and Enhance Access to Justice

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

Since the mid-1990s, advocates for increased access to justice have touted unbundled (or limited-scope, or discrete-task) legal services as a means of distributing legal services to those unable to afford […]

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Far More Than Mere Mistakes: Judicial Commissions Sanction Judges Who Impose Fines Without Due Process

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Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

In the roundtable discussion “Money or Justice? How Fees and Fines Have Contributed to Deep Distrust of the Courts — And What Chief Judges Are Doing About It” (from the […]

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