Fact and Comment
- SAP project costs cited in jeweler's bankruptcy. Kanaracus, Chris // Network World;1/19/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p22
The article reports on the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the retail jewelry chain Shane Co. in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. According to the court filing, the move is attributed to rampant cost overruns on SAP implementation. However, the document shows that an...
- Justice Is the Business of Government: State and Local Governmental Branch Roles in Delivering Justice. Madeira Jr., Edward W. // Human Rights;Winter2009, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses the role of state and local governments in delivering fair justice in the U.S. and offers information on a conference on impartial justice to be held on May 7-9, 2009 in North Carolina. It is believed that recession has led to elimination of many programs that may make the...
- THE CONSTITUTIONALITY AND ADVISABILITY OF RECESS APPOINTMENTS OF ARTICLE III JUDGES. Motz, Diana Gribbon // Virginia Law Review;Nov2011, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p1665
An essay is presented on the constitutionality of recess appointments of Article III judges. The author discusses how the issue was popularized due to controversy when former U.S. President Bill Clinton made a recess appointment to the Fourth Circuit Court. An examination of if recess...
- Many criminals now get their day in specialty court. Nifong, Christina // Christian Science Monitor;11/13/96, Vol. 88 Issue 244, p1
Looks at the different types of courts or `specialty' courts in the United States. Types of courts include drug court, domestic violence court and others; Comments from John Feinblatt, coordinator of New York City Midtown Community Court; Why there has been a rise in specialty courts.
- Q: Is an activist federal judiciary undermining American democracy? Jipping, Thomas L.; Strossen, Nadine // Insight on the News;3/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p24
Presents yes and no arguments on the issue of whether an activist federal judiciary is undermining American democracy. Judges' alleged usurpation of the role given to elected representatives by the founders; Federal courts serving as the best constitutional check against intolerant majorities.
- Specialized courts of appeal's review of bureaucratic actions and the politics of protectionism. Unah, Isaac // Political Research Quarterly;Dec97, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p851
Focuses on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in specialized courts in the United States. Analysis of the interaction between the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Information on the use of the international trade policy to address three key issues in connection with...
- PROACTIVE LEGISLATION AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT. Benjamin, Stuart Minor // Michigan Law Review;Nov2000, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p281
Focuses on how courts in the United States respond to a legislation that affects the First Amendment rights. Examples of predictive harms; Role of deference in a court's response to legislations; Conclusion.
- Judge shortage: a multi-layered problem. Kiefer, Francine // Christian Science Monitor;10/4/99, Vol. 91 Issue 216, p2
Discusses the conditions of the United States federal court system and the problems which face it, as of 1999.
- A modest proposal for improving American justice. Tiller, Emerson H.; Cross, Frank B. // Columbia Law Review;Jan1999, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p215
Discusses a proposal for improving justice in the United States. Limitation of the practice of randomly assigning circuit court to panels; Acknowledgment of the partisan component of judging; Political imbalance in complete random assignment; Credibility of the judging enterprise.