Federal Judges Revealed

Author: William Domnarski
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195374592
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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 -- ...

Structural And Other Alternatives For The Federal Courts Of Appeals

Author: Judith A. McKenna
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788115752
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Comments by circuit judges at the Center's national workshop for appellate
judges revealed somewhat more concern about the consistency of circuit law
than might have been expected from this pattern of survey responses. Fearing
that aggregate survey responses might be masking a more significant problem in
some circuits, we looked more closely at the results from individual courts. No
judge reported the lack of clear precedent to be a grave problem. Only five
judges (from four ...

The Conspiracy Revealed

Author: Daniel H. Wedeman
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1456885081
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... “Before I make my decision”—he looked toward the deputy chief of
enforcement for DEA—“what is DEA's position?” The deputy chief replied, “If
there is no fallout of defendants in the case, our position is to support New York.”
Giuliani immediately responded, “I'll tell you right now—the investigation is going
to the Eastern District of Texas. But I will tell you why.” Giuliani explained that due
to the case and the bulk of the evidence being in Texas, a federal judge would
never allow this ...

Lost Rights

Author: James Bovard
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0312103514
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From the early days of the republic, the U.S. government claimed jurisdiction over
all navigable waters in the nation. In 1972, Congress passed the Clean Water Act
to, among other things, restrict the pollution of navigable waters. The Army Corps
of Engineers received the power to approve or deny permits to discharge dirt or
other materials into navigable waters, and Congress gave the EPA the power to
veto Army Corps' permits. In 1975, a federal judge revealed that the Clean Water

Laws Harsh As Tigers

Author: Lucy E. Salyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807864319
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The federal court judges' approach to deportation cases revealed a similar
tension between policy goals and legal norms. In the struggle over the
enforcement of the Geary Act in 1893, the federal judges in California displayed a
strong sympathy for exclusionists and shared Californians' antipathy toward the
cautious administrative officials.54 Yet as the immediate crisis surrounding the
Geary Act ebbed and the deportation cases became a routine part of the court's
business, Chinese ...

Selection And Confirmation Of Federal Judges

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In passing on legislation a hasty or ill-informed decision by the Senate can be
rejected by the House, vetoed by the President, invalidated by the courts or
repealed by the Congress; but an error in confirming a Federal judge is final and
... and perhaps some summary dispositions from the bench, but there was no
practicable manner of analyzing or even locating such orders, and there is no
reason to believe that the pattern revealed by these cases would differ from that
revealed by ...

New York State Government And Politics In A Nutshell A Citizen S Primer

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434943089
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The increase would be to $165,000 comparable with federal district judges.14 In
many areas of the state, sitting judges are earning less than the lawyers who face
them in court. Unfortunately, the judicial pay raise ... Recent accounts of selling
judgeships and political corruption and conflicts of interest have highlighted
these issues.15 Study of New York City judges revealed that there was less
corruption and ethics violators with appointed judges. Unfortunately, until recently
, both ...

Operations Of Federal Judicial Misconduct Statutes

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property
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Congress made its concern evident to the judiciary that there be in place a formal
and credible supplement to the impeachment process for resolving complaints of
misconduct or disability brought against federal judges, while the judiciary
revealed to Congress its concern that any such system not prove to be a cure
worse than the disease. In 1986, Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole, in the
wake of the Claiborne impeachment and removal proceedings, proposed the
statutory ...

Web Search

Author: Amanda Spink
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540758291
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While intended to enhance intellectual mobility in the online sphere, this chapter
reveals that the quest for the perfect search engine requires the widespread
monitoring and aggregation of a users' online personal and intellectual activities,
... U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge to compel the Web search
engine Google to turn over records on millions of its users' search queries as part
of the government's effort to uphold an online pornography law (Hafner and
Richtel 2006; ...