Panel Discussion: Judicial Outreach Initiatives
- Judicial Outreach Initiatives. McBeth, Veronica S. // Albany Law Review;1999, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p1379
Discusses the judicial outreach initiatives of courts in the United States to improve its system. Efforts of the courts to educate the public on court system; Some programs implemented in judicial districts; Efforts to improve communication of the courts and the public.
- Computer culprits. // ABA Journal;Feb94, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p37
Features an excerpt from the text of a speech given by Stuart M. Gerson, former assistant attorney general, on the absence of decisional collegiality due to computers.
- Do Reasons Matter? The Impact of Opinion Content on Supreme Court Legitimacy. Farganis, Dion // Political Research Quarterly;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p206
Is Supreme Court legitimacy affected by the way justices explain their decisions to the public? Existing work shows a link between legitimacy and case outcomes but often overlooks the impact of opinion content. Using a novel experimental design, the author measures the effect of three different...
- 18. Reversal of Presumption: Guilty Until Proven Innocent, If Then. Dudczak, Craig A. // Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;2007, p201
A conference paper regarding the case law in New York, considering the adjudication of conduct violations at private universities, is presented. It explores the university due process and fundamental fairness concepts, like the limitations for the judicial process for students who are accused....
- One in twelve. Frutkin, Alan // Advocate;9/5/95, Issue 689, p26
Examines the role that sexual orientation may play in judicial decision-making in the United States by focusing on the impact of the presence of a lesbian among the jurors hearing the O.J. Simpson case on the outcome of the trial. Homophobia among jurors; Requirement for a unanimous verdict in...
- Historic U.S. Court Cases (Book). Puro, Steven // Library Journal;12/1/2001, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p108
Reviews the book 'Historic U.S. Court Cases: An Encyclopedia,' 2d ed, 2 vols., edited by John W. Johnson.
- Intervention politique dans la sentence du droit? Fondements culturels de la peine minimale. Machado, Maíra Rocha; Pires, Alvaro P. // Criminologie;2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p89
This article seeks to understand the puzzle of how modern society has come to accept until nowadays some forms of political intervention in the judicial sentence. We focus specifically on flat punishment, which does not leave any option to the courts, and on minimum punishment. The first part...
- Greening Environmental Rights: Separating Law and Morality in Environmental Public Interest Litigation in Pakistan. Nardi Jr, Dominic J. // Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis;Jan2008, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p10029
The article discusses the institutional and legal problems existing in the judiciary system of Pakistan that hinder the establishment of an effective legislation on environmental issues. An overview on the energy and environmental problems affecting the present Pakistan as well as the problems...
- La influencia del gÃ©nero en las decisiones de los tribunales: del paternalismo judicial a los papeles familiares. de Castro-Rodrigues, Andreia; Sacau, Ana // Revista Estudos Feministas;jan-abr2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p119
Using the concept of gender as an object of analysis, this article aims at having a retrospective description of the methodological and conceptual evolution regarding the influence of extralegal aspects on judicial decisions research through the most prominent authors. In the specific case of...