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Supremes

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Summer 2015 | Volume 99 Number 1

Today, about a third of active federal judges are women, according to the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, 1789- present. But our country was more than 150 years old before […]

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Patent Confusion: Correcting the Record on America’s First Patent Holder

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Winter 2015 | Volume 99 Number 3

Correcting the record on America’s first patent holder — 225 years later The framers of the U.S. Constitution vested congress with the power “[t]o promote the Progress of Science and useful […]

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In Memoriam: Dining with Justice Antonin Scalia

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Summer 2016 | Volume 100 Number 2

Like many others, I have unusually vivid recollections of Justice Antonin Scalia. How could it not be? His force field was that powerful. I had the benefit of a strong family […]

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A China Diary: Judicature 1984

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Autumn 2016 | Volume 100 Number 3

On May 21, 1984, a 36-member delegation from the American Judicature Society left for a two-week visit to the People’s Republic of China. The trip was sponsored by People to People, […]

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Chief Tammy Morris, Sheriff Mike Williams, Judge Virginia Baker Norton, Richard McKissick, and Mayor Lenny Curry visiting the D.A.W.N. program in 2015.

Lastly: A Judge Honors the Activist Who Brought Her to Jail

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Spring 2017 | Volume 101 Number 1

Pictured Above, Left to Right: Chief Tammy Morris, Sheriff Mike Williams, Judge Virginia Baker Norton, Richard McKissick, and Mayor Lenny Curry visiting the D.A.W.N. program in 2015. I met Richard […]

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Sketch of Supreme Court Justices eating lunch together

Table for Nine

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

Food traditions have always been important at the Supreme Court, as the justices have purposefully sought occasions to break bread together to reinforce cordiality and cooperation. Their most important culinary […]

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Five Ways Judges Can Improve Well-being

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Winter 2017 | Volume 101 Number 4

While judicial stressors are legion, resources to help judges combat stress are slim. Fortunately, social science research now touts a host of evidence-based practices that can help judges learn to […]

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