Federal Judges Revealed

Author: William Domnarski

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195374592

Category: Law

Page: 231

View: 5849


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

View: 3320


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: 9210


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.

Structural and Other Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals

Report to the United States Congress and the Judicial Conference of the United States

Author: Judith A. McKenna

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788115752

Category: Appellate courts

Page: 179

View: 838


Covers: perceived threats to COA, the work of the COA, effects of caseload volume, proposals for structural change and more. 5 appendices. Charts and graphs.


The Body Mass Index Reduction Program

Author: Val Serbalik

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477123229

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 99

View: 8692


Solution to the Country’s Weighty Problems: The Body Mass Index Reduction Program, (BMIRP) is a tongue in cheek book with hilarious illustrations suggesting the enactment of a federally mandated weight -reduction program to address the obesity epidemic in the U.S. The author presented in 2012 components of the program which have since been implemented by various governmental agencies and airlines, including charging fees based upon weight and Body Mass .and restrictions on access to facilities to those with excessive Body Mass He brings to the forefront problems, such as: debt and budget crisis, threatening national bankruptcy; trade deficit; reliance upon foreign oil, and its economic and national security threats; global warming, environmental pollution, energy conservation; out of control health care costs and declining health; corpulence and enhanced weight epidemic; and deteriorating national infrastructure. For less than the cost of a trip to the Golden Corral or other comparable “all- you- can- eat” buffet restaurant, or the cost of a “Big Mac” or “Whopper” with fries, the reader is exposed to a pragmatic, innovative, comprehensive, non-political, non-idealogical program to address the nation’s monumental problems.