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Remembering Irving Goldberg

by Diane Wood

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Published October 2012 The basic facts about Irving L. Goldberg, who served for 31 years on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, are easy to summarize. Continue Reading »

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Reflections on Judge Weinfeld

by John G. Koeltl

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Published October 2012 Judge Edward Weinfeld was a judge of the Southern District of New York from 1950 until his death in January 1988 at the age of eighty–six. He Continue Reading »

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Always His Own Man: Andrew Jackson “Jack” Pope, Jr.

by Nathan Hecht

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Published October 2012 “I’m going to retire, I want you to take my seat, and the Governor agrees,” Texas district judge Allen Wood told the 33-year-old Corpus Christi lawyer. Jack Continue Reading »

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A Member of the Greatest Generation: Glen M. Williams

by James P. Jones

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Published October 2012 In 2010, U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams, at the age of 91, announced that he would become inactive after 47 years with the federal court system. Continue Reading »

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One-in-a-Generation Kind of Judge: Anna Elizabeth Keever

by Patricia Timmons-Goodson

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Published August 2012 Like their counterparts in the federal judiciary, state trial court judges “handle the bulk of judicial business.” State courts decide ninety-five percent of the cases and controversies Continue Reading »

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Greatness by Any Measure: Anthony J. Scirica

by Timothy R. Rice

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Published February 2013 Judging is a unique and peculiar art. It is more learned than taught. And it demands a delicate blend of patience, fairness, judgment, compassion, confidence, and legal Continue Reading »

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Judge Charles R. Wilson, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

by Robert Morris

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His life is an exemplar of the biblical adage “conduct your affairs with humility and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts.” All too often we finally Continue Reading »