Injustice on appeal : the United States Courts of Appeals in crisis /

This title chronicles the transformation of the United States Circuit Courts; considers the merits and dangers of continued truncating procedures; catalogues and responds to the array of specious arguments against increasing the size of the judiciary; and considers several ways of reorganizing the c...

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Main Author: Richman, William M.
Other Authors: Reynolds, William L., 1945-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • A brief history of the circuit courts
  • The publication plans
  • The premises of the argument for limited publication
  • The counter-arguments
  • The life and death of the no-citation rules
  • The Constitution and unpublished opinions
  • Restricting oral argument
  • Additional decision makers : deciding by bureaucracy
  • The cumulative effect of the appellate triage regime
  • Commissions, studies, reports, and proposals
  • The obvious solution and the judicial opposition
  • The need for a small federal judiciary : reasons, arguments, and refutations
  • Jurisdictional retrenchment : of babies and bath water
  • Elitism and diversity.