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“Our Response Must Be Faster and Louder”

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Vol. 107 No. 2 (2023) | Generative AI in the Courts

Those who become judges don the robe expecting to work hard. They accept that the job comes with heavy caseloads, endless filings to read, and difficult decisions that must be made […]

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“A Lot Has Changed”

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Vol. 107 No. 1 (2023) | Toward Fairer, Quicker, Cheaper Litigation

A lot has changed since the summer of 2015. At that time, I was in the second session of the Master of Judicial Studies LLM program at Duke School of […]

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The Rule of Law “Must Always Be Won Anew”

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Vol. 106 No. 3 (2023) | Forging New Trails

Dear Friends: This is my last publisher’s note. As of Jan. 1, 2023, retired U.S. District Judge Paul Grimm is the new director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and the […]

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Declining Confidence in the Judiciary

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Vol. 106 No. 2 (2022) | Losing faith?

The most recent Gallup polls show a striking loss of confidence by Americans in the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary more generally. Administered in June 2022, the poll showed Americans’ […]

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Civic Education: Answering the Call

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Vol. 106 No. 1 (2022) | Necessarily Engaged

This edition of Judicature highlights some of the excellent work that courts and judges are doing to advance civic education in our country. Their efforts respond to Chief Justice John G. Roberts […]

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Vol. 105 No. 3 (2021) | Leaving Afghanistan

As Western military forces abandoned Kabul airport in August, they left behind thousands of Afghan citizens who feared reprisal from the Taliban for their work to build democratic institutions. Perhaps […]

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Vol. 105 No. 1 (2021) | The Courts Held

In reviewing this edition of Judicature, I am struck not only by the breadth of subject matter and the thoughtfulness of our authors, but also the way this journal provides […]

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Vol. 104 No. 2 (2020) | Coping with COVID

In this edition of Judicature, published during a difficult time in our national history, we look at enduring themes and new, pressing challenges. The American Judicature Society, founded in 1913 […]

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Vol. 104 No. 1 (2020) | A Clearer View

We are mourning the unexpected death of a friend, colleague, and visionary, Francis McGovern, whose contributions to the resolution of mass torts are highlighted in an interview (see page 12) […]

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Vol. 102 No. 1 (2018) | Forensic Fail

What an honor it is for me to greet you as the inaugural director of the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School. As you will read in this journal, […]

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