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‘The People’ Have Decided

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Summer 2022 | Volume 106 Number 2

There are many great judges. Only some have a major impact on our law — or even more rarely on our larger culture and society — and most of those […]

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A Global Comparison of Judicial Discipline Mechanisms

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

Judicial accountability is a sensitive topic because a disciplinary system may be subject to political pressure and can negatively impact judicial independence. Furthermore, because judiciaries in developed democracies tend to […]

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Stopping the Presses: National Security Meets Freedom of Speech

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Spring 2022 | Volume 106 Number 1

There are at least two points of consensus among those who study national security secrecy: First, the government must keep some secrets in order to protect national security. Second, a […]

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A Judge’s Life

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Autumn 2015 | Volume 99 Number 2

“Can one ever have his or her fill of Richard Posner?”1 The answer to this question, for many, is “No.” For those afflicted with “Posner-mania” — the incessant need to […]

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Measuring Judging

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Summer 2015 | Volume 99 Number 1

Lee Epstein, William M. Landes, and Richard Posner have written a book that is monumental in its scope and yet falls frustratingly short in achieving its aspirations. Actually, it is best […]

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Book Review: Evolving the Courts

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Winter 2015 | Volume 99 Number 3

As society evolves, should state courts likewise evolve? Should courts replace or, at a minimum, augment their traditional roles in the adversarial system that defines our nation’s judicial process? Should […]

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Statutes — Clear or Confusing — What is a judge’s responsibility?

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

Second Circuit Judge Robert A. Katzmann brings his unique professional career, including his distinguished experience and expertise in legislature, in academia, and as a jurist, to his masterful new book, […]

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Thinking Fundamentally About Judicial Review

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Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2

Tara Smith asks: “How should courts interpret the law? By fidelity to the text? To the will of the people? To certain moral ideals?” In Judicial Review in an Objective […]

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Book Review: Madison’s Music

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Autumn 2016 | Volume 100 Number 3

In Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment, Burt Neuborne, the Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties and the founding legal director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School, […]

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The Mind of a Prophet: A New Look at the Far-Reaching Influence of Louis D. Brandeis

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Winter 2016 | Volume 100 Number 4

One hundred years after he was appointed to the Supreme Court we have the pleasure of an absorbing and insightful analysis of the philosophies and thoughts of Louis Brandeis, a […]

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