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- Judicial cheques and balances. Levant, Ezra // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/16/94, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p28
Examines the suggestion that Alberta provincial judges should share the burden of provincial cutbacks. History of the dispute between the judges and their government paymasters; Calgary youth court Judge Hugh Landerkin's one-day walk out to protest his salary cut; Reaction to Premier Ralph...
- Packing the lower courts. // Commonweal;2/27/87, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p102
The Administration has recognized that the lower federal judiciary is the real battleground for civil liberties and civil rights. The Senate Judiciary Committee will have to use public information and political persuasion to insure that judicial nominees respect the Constitution and the...
- Election Rules Are Stricter For Judicial Candidates. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/6/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 18, pB6
Reports on the election rules for judicial candidates to the 17th Circuit Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Maximum amount any person can contribute to a candidate; Filing of nominating petition; Need for the candidate to be a qualified voter in Kent County.
- Where you stand depends on who sits: Platform promises and judicial gatekeeping in the Federal... Rowland, C.K.; Todd, B.J. // Journal of Politics;Feb91, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p175
Focuses on procedural disputes over who has standing to sue in the federal trial courts. Finds that, despite their platform-based commitment to `judicial restraint,' Reagan appointees are much less likely than Nixon or Carter appointees to deny disputed standing to `upperdog' claimants.
- High stakes, low courts. Mauro, Tony // Washington Monthly;Jul92, Vol. 24 Issue 7/8, p16
Charges that the nation's federal courts and the verdicts and interpretations they hand down are more conservative than the Supreme Court. Examples of court decisions decided by judges appointed by President Ronald Reagan and President George Bush; Implications for society and the American...
- The judiciary in contemporary society: Australia. Kennedy, Julie-Anne; Tarr, Anthony Ashton // Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law;Spring93, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p251
The article discusses how judges in Australia are appointed, how their independence is maintained, on what grounds they can be removed and what other functions they can properly perform. Appointment of judges in Australia; Social and professional background of members of the Australian...
- N.H.'s Supreme Court judges are appointed for life--have great power. Cook, Brad // New Hampshire Business Review;9/2/94, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p14
Presents brief profiles of the New Hampshire Supreme Court judges. David Brock; William Batchelder; William R. Johnson; W. Stephen Thayer III; Sherman Horton; Lifetime tenure; Respectability of New Hampshire judges.
- Taking the law into her own hands. Weller, S. // Redbook;Jun92, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p94
Looks at how women judges see cases differently than men do, and how the female judges are impacting the way justice is served in this country. Discusses how gender has become an issue in courts, and how female judges hope to use their gender to benefit justice. Example cases; Female judge...
- Judiciary workload. // Newsweek;7/21/1986, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p68
Opinion. Though they complain about the judiciary's workload, too many judges feel no inclination to defer to the discretion of other authorities in American society. Too many judges itch to fine-tune the methods by which communities cope with nuisances such as prostitution and to split...