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The Troubles of the Social Judge

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Vol. 100 No. 2 | A Judge in Public Life

At the end of 2015, two states became the first jurisdictions to add explicit references to social media to their codes of judicial conduct. In a new code effective Dec. […]

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How Two New Rules for Self Authentication Will Save You Time and Money

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Vol. 100 No. 4 | Steady As She Goes

The Standing Committee on Federal Rules recently approved two new self-authentication rules for electronic machine-generated evidence. The goal is to save time and money by creating a pretrial procedure for […]

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Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law

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Vol. 105 No. 1 | The Courts Held

Much attention is paid to our brave new world wrought by algorithms and artificial technology, one in which many societal functions are accelerated and made more efficient — and more […]

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China’s E-Justice Revolution

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Vol. 105 No. 1 | The Courts Held

(Pictured Above: View of an online hearing at the Hangzhou Internet Court, in Hangzhou City, the first court in the world designed to hear cases nearly exclusively online. Disputes focus […]

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#Engage: It’s Time for Judges to Tweet, Like, & Share

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Vol. 101 No. 1 | Citizen-centered Courts

The judiciary is, in many respects, the least understood branch of government. The law can be mysterious and a bit frightening to those who do not work in the legal […]

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National Security. Civil Liberties. Can We Have Both?

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Vol. 101 No. 1 | Citizen-centered Courts

In the wake of a catastrophic terrorist attack like 9/11, what balance should the government strike between its weighty national-security responsibilities and its equally solemn duty to preserve Americans’ privacy […]

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Cameras Belong in the Supreme Court

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Vol. 101 No. 2 | Can science save justice?

On Jan. 24, 2017, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court issued its monumental decision concerning the fate of Brexit, a legal ruling with major implications for the people of England, Europe, […]

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Can Science Save Justice?

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Vol. 101 No. 2 | Can science save justice?

“Know thyself.” Inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, and echoed down the halls of time by Plato, Pope, Franklin, and Emerson, there may be no more fundamental maxim […]

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How Courts Are Coping

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Vol. 104 No. 3 | Judges on the March

From the Chair of the Editorial Board When 2020 debuted, the term “COVID-19” was not yet in the world’s lexicon. As 2020 winds down (finally!), the pandemic is omnipresent. The […]

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The Zooming of Federal Civil Litigation

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Vol. 104 No. 3 | Judges on the March

Two great forces are upon us. One is COVID-19, a highly infectious disease that has disrupted society around the globe.1 The other is the constant push of technological advancement, which […]

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