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A Personal Journey Through the Rule of Law in the South Pacific

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

Conceptually, the idea that the rule of law is maintained by an independent and impartial judiciary is not difficult to understand. In fact, we really only hear about “the rule […]

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Five Dos and Don’ts for Lawyers and Judges

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

We all know it’s true:  Judges do things that bug lawyers. Lawyers do things that bug judges. So we asked a brave lawyer and a couple of judges (a father and daughter) […]

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Possible and Needed Reforms in the Administration of Civil Justice in the Federal Courts

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

This year marks the 100th volume of Judicature To celebrate, each edition of this centennial volume will feature reprints of articles from the journal’s first 100 years. We’ve edited for […]

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When the Press Collides with Justice

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Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2

This year marks Judicature’s 100th anniversary. To celebrate, each issue of the centennial volume features a reprint of an article from the journal’s first 100 years. In reviewing the Judicature […]

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Developing Civil Procedure Rules for European Courts

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Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2

ELI is the European Law Institute. Its Secretariat is based in Vienna, Austria; its members include judges, lawyers, law professors, ministry of justice officials, and law firms from the European […]

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Ejusdem Generis: What Is It Good For?

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Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2

In my view, this canon of interpretation is so fraught with uncertainty of various kinds that courts should give it little weight. Better yet, drafters should not unwittingly bring it […]

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Judicial Temperament, Explained

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Summer 2021 | Volume 105 Number 2

[I]t seems to me that temperament is the key to everything else that one does on the bench.1 Elusive as it is important, judicial temperament is notoriously hard to define.2 Judicial […]

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Bail Reform in Texas

Monitoring the Misdemeanor Bail Reform Consent Decree in Harris County, Texas

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Summer 2021 | Volume 105 Number 2

Maranda ODonnell was driving to her mother’s house to pick up her four-year-old daughter when she was stopped by police and arrested for driving with a suspended license. As was […]

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Honoring the 2020 & 2021 Recipients of the Bolch Prize

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Summer 2021 | Volume 105 Number 2

The Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School honored the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law during a virtual program hosted by PBS […]

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Are judges and the justice system ready for driverless cars?

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Summer 2021 | Volume 105 Number 2

Autonomous vehicles have long ignited the American imagination. Increasingly, they have caught the attention of lawyers and judges as well. The integration of autonomous vehicles (AVs) represents a startling shift […]

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