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Judicial Selection and Judicial Independence

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Judicature International | 2021-2022

The process of judicial selection varies dramatically across the globe. Even countries with similar legal structures and systems might select judges in different ways. And while most scholars agree that […]

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Open Road? Ford Reroutes Personal Jurisdiction

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

When can a plaintiff sue in their home state? The answer to that question was once answered fairly simply in a single first-year law class. But over the past decade, […]

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Taking Center Stage: The Virginia Revival Model Courtroom

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Courthouses serve as monuments to our legal tradition, so a willingness to reconsider design assumptions is essential to the continuing vitality of jury trials.

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Polarization and Partisanship in State Supreme Court Elections

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Click here to download this article’s accompanying appendix. The increase in partisan polarization in the United States over the last several decades is evident in a variety of ways: in roll-call […]

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A Statutory Oddity

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

The Different and Sometimes Convoluted Ways that Congress Granted Circuit Court Trial Jurisdiction to the 19th-Century Federal District Courts Doing research for a book on the history of the federal […]

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Justice Jackson’s Persistent Post-Nuremberg Legacy

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

Justice Jackson’s post-Nuremberg legacy — his “dispassionate approach” to criminal procedure — continues to shape modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.

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Last living Nuremberg Trial prosecutor recalls his work on the Einsatzgruppen Trial

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Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

During the Nuremberg Trials, Ferencz served as a principal trial lawyer for the U.S., working under chief prosecutors Justice Robert Jackson and Telford Taylor.

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The Judiciary and the Rule of Law in Afghanistan

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Judicature International, Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

The current rule of law crisis has roots in Afghanistan’s 2004 constitution, which created a flawed separation of powers system.

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Leaving Afghanistan

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Judicature International, Fall/Winter 2021-22 | Volume 105 Number 3

International organizations are working to evacuate Afghan women judges, who face particular peril under Taliban rule.

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Legal Standards By The Numbers

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Spring 2016 | Volume 100 Number 1

Just after midnight on a warm summer night, a Caucasian woman was walking alone on the streets of Washington, D.C. All of a sudden, three young men she had never […]

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