Briefs

Judicial Honors & Briefs

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Summer 2015 | Volume 99 Number 1

On The Hill: Reducing Recidivism and its Costs On Feb. 11, Sen. John Cornyn reintroduced the Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers in Our National System Act […]

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Cited

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Summer 2015 | Volume 99 Number 1

Book: Federal Civil Procedure Manual Authors: Lee H. Rosenthal, David F. Levi, John K. Rabiej Publisher: Juris Publishing Publication Date: 11/2014 ISBN: 978-57823-378-6 Buy: http://www.jurispub.com/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=17102 About the authors: Lee H. Rosenthal is a U.S. District Court Judge […]

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Happy Birthday! Now get out.

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Winter 2015 | Volume 99 Number 3

Interest in increasing or repealing mandatory judicial retirement ages is growing in the legislatures — but not among voters. Mandatory judicial retirement ages have existed in the states since the […]

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The 2022 Bolch Prize: J. Clifford Wallace

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Chief Judge Emeritus J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has been selected to receive the 2022 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law. […]

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Judicature goes global

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Judicature has launched an international edition online for judges around the world. Judicature International, at judicature.duke.edu/intl, will publish commentary, scholarship, empirical research, opinion, and other content exploring issues of common concern to […]

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Pandemic Spurs Technology Revolution in State Civil Courts

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

With courthouses shuttered by COVID-19, civil legal systems in nearly every state moved quickly to adopt new tools to support online operation — a decisive response that enabled millions of […]

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Judicial Selection Methods

Trends in Judicial Selection Methods

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

Interest in changing or altering the selection of judges in the states has waxed and waned from year to year for decades. What makes the last five years remarkable, however, […]

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Pilot Project for Discovery Protocols for Employment Cases Alleging Diverse Action

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

In November 2015, the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) reported to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules on a pilot project designed to streamline litigation by using pattern discovery […]

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Judicial Courtesy and Respect for People’s Time

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

The requirement that a judge be “patient, dignified, and courteous to litigants, jurors, witnesses, lawyers, court staff, court officials, and others” means more than eschewing angry interruptions, sarcasm, or name […]

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A Milestone for Diversity in MDL

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

Center for Judicial Studies events help pave way for first majority-female steering committee MDLs are where the action is, and the PSC is where the litigation decisions are made for […]

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