Federal Judges Revealed

Author: William Domnarski

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195374592

Category: Law

Page: 231

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Life before admission to the bar -- When they were lawyers -- Judicial appointments recounted -- Once appointed, transition to the job -- Nature of the job -- In chambers, in court, and getting along with others -- Judicial opinions -- Judges on lawyers and other judges.

The Behavior of Federal Judges

Author: Lee Epstein,William M Landes,Richard A Posner

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674070682

Category: Law

Page: 440

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Federal judges are not just robots or politicians in robes, yet their behavior is not well understood, even among themselves. Using statistical methods, a political scientist, an economist, and a judge construct a unified theory of judicial decision-making to dispel the mystery of how decisions from district courts to the Supreme Court are made.

Lost Rights

The Destruction of American Liberty

Author: James Bovard

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0312103514

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

View: 4386


A scathing political expose+a7 draws on specific case studies to reveal how blundering bureaucrats use their power to trample on citizens' constitutional rights. By the author of The Fair Trade Fraud. 40,000 first printing.

Operations of Federal Judicial Misconduct Statutes

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, November 29, 2001

Author: United States Congress,United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property

Publisher: N.A


Category: Judges

Page: 226

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Social problems

Author: Frank R. Scarpitti,Margaret L. Andersen,Laura L. O'Toole

Publisher: Longman Pub Group

ISBN: 9780673993076

Category: Political Science

Page: 539

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A thorough treatment of the subject, Social Problems presents a variety of ways for students to understand the complexities of particular social difficulties. The authors demonstrates how to consider issues of race, class, and gender when interpreting problems so students can see issues from many vantage points. As in previous editions, historical and major theoretical perspectives successfully lend a solid foundation for students' analysis and comprehension. New chapter-opening vignettes in the third edition immediately capture students' interest as well as encourage them to think critically and positively about the possibilities for social change.

Congress and the Courts

A Legislative History, 1999-2004, the 106th Through the 108th Congresses : Documents and Materials Regarding the Creation, Structure, and Organization of Federal Courts and the Federal Judiciary

Author: William H. Manz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780837734507

Category: Courts

Page: N.A

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