Citations with the tag: APPELLATE courts
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- COURTSIDE IN NEW YORK.
// Insurance Advocate; 6/10/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p18
Deals with the court decision handed by the Bronx County Supreme Court in New York City in a lawsuit by two plaintiffs for recovery under a liability based on their separate claims that, as witness to an accident, they suffered mental distress.
- Court's ruling could cut big stress payouts.
// Personnel Today; 9/10/2002, p1
Reports on the expectations of cuts in a number of compensation payouts awarded for stress by the country courts following a Court of Appeal ruling. Details on the ruling; Alternative to the unlimited awards for stress; Applicability of the ruling to the majority of stress claims.
- Who Federal Judges Really Work For.
Waxman, Lionel // Inside Tucson Business; 04/02/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p5
Relates the author's experience of opposing a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that enacted on itself a self-declared authority to regulate the practice of lawyers. Justification for the opposition to the ruling by the author and several of his colleagues; Intervention made by the American Bar...
- Appeals court nominees announced.
Waxman, Lionel // Inside Tucson Business; 5/5/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p7
Reports that the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments have recommended five judge candidates to Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for a vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals.
- Voluntary Retirements from State Supreme Courts: Assessing Democratic Pressures to Relinquish the Bench.
Hall, Melinda Gann // Journal of Politics; Nov2001, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p1112
This article assesses whether electoral vulnerability promotes strategic retirements in state supreme courts and, more generally, whether elections are more effective in promoting democratic control of the bench than believed. Results indicate that voluntary retirements are influenced by...
- Retaliatory Discharge: Status of the Tort in Illinois.
Henry, Sandra Perry // Labor Law Journal; Mar87, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p146
Examines the status of the tort of retaliatory discharge in Illinois. Illinois Supreme Court's decisions into the employment-at-will doctrine; Common law doctrine that an employer may discharge an employee-at-will for any reason or for no reason; Appellate Court's interpretation of the...
- Minnesota case could affect La. Rules for judicial races.
Kamerick, Megan // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/24/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p15
Focuses on the impact of a Minnesota case on the judicial rulings of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Creation of ad hoc committee; Investigation of judicial misconduct and recommendations for action; Clash between free speech and judicial control.
- Do attitudes toward specific supreme court decisions matter? The impact of Webster and Texas v....
Grosskopf, Anke; Mondak, Jeffrey J. // Political Research Quarterly; Sep98, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p633
Focuses on the manner in which attitudes regarding specific Supreme Court decisions influence subsequent levels of confidence in the court. Analysis of the impact of the 1989 `Webster' abortion decisions and `Texas v. Johnson,' the flag-burning edict released immediately prior to `Webster';...
- Predicting Challengers in State Supreme Court Elections: Context and the Politics of Institutional Design.
Bonneau, Chris W.; Hall, Melinda Gann // Political Research Quarterly; Sep2003, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p337
In this article, we answer two important questions about the role of challengers in elections to the states' highest courts: (1) under what conditions do incumbents draw challengers, and (2) do these same conditions influence whether the challengers entering these races have sufficient...
- Delaying Justice: The Supreme Court's Decision to Hear Rearguments.
Hoekstra, Valerie; Johnson, Timothy // Political Research Quarterly; Sep2003, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p351
Some of the Supreme Court's most famous cases�from Roe v. Wade (1973) to Brown v. Board of Education (1954)�have been decided only after being held over and argued a second time. While few cases take this path, scholars have offered no systematic account for why the Court would ever take...
- What the Supreme Court Does for Us.
Adams, James Truslow // Vital Speeches of the Day; 3/15/37, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p322
Discusses the role played by Supreme Court and constitution in taking decision for every federal union. Freedom of court for decision on personal liberties of people; Focus of Supreme Court to decide about fundamental rights for people; Effect of changes in constitution on the court.
- The Judicial Council.
Crane, Frederick E. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 3/15/37, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p340
Focuses on the formation of the Judicial Council to help New York's judicial system function as discussed by Frederick E. Crane, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the New York. Improvement of the method of justice by the council; Emphasis on the importance of higher courts to avoid delay...
- Precedents for the Court Plan.
Bulkley, Robert J. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 3/15/37, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p343
Focuses on the plan of the U.S. president for the reorganization of the judiciary. Objection on the application of plan to the U.S. Supreme Court; Avoidance for permission to Supreme Court for the passage the validity of an Act of Congress; Changes in the members of the Supreme Court who focus...
- Storm Over the Supreme Court.
Farnum, George R. // Vital Speeches of the Day; 3/15/37, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p345
Presents the text of a speech given by George R. Farnum, former assistant attorney general of the U.S. in the Young Men's Republican Club, Melrose, Massachusetts on March 1, 1937 on the role of Supreme Court in the country. Preservation of human rights and liberties by the court; Influence of...
- Calif. Ruling Opens Door To Medicare Suits.
Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 9/13/99, Vol. 103 Issue 37, p28
Informs on the California appellate court ruling which made it easier for Medicare recipients to sue their health plans. Information on the federal Medicare Act; Arguments of the managed care companies and some courts about the act; When can Medicare recipients file suits.
- Here's one way to improve appellate courts: Improve the writing.
Bell, Allison // American Bar Association Journal; May77, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p604
Discusses findings of the American Bar Foundation's study, titled `Internal Operating Procedures of Appellate Courts on how to improve appellate courts in the United States. Advice from Robert A. Leflar, author of the study, on opinion writing; Leflar's suggestion that a judge who writes an...
- Judicial hyperactivity: The Federal Circuit's discomfort with its appellate role.
Rooklidge, William C.; Weil, Matthew F. // Berkeley Technology Law Journal; Spring2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p725
Examines the phenomenon called `judicial hyperactivity' in Federal Circuit decision-making in the United States. Definition of judicial hyperactivity; Distinction between trial and appellate roles; Examples of the judicial practice of the phenomenon; Effect of judicial hyperactivity on...
- "THIS NEW AND BEAUTIFUL ORGANISM": THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN FEDERALISM IN THREE STATE SUPREME COURTS.
Ranney, Joseph A. // Marquette Law Review; Winter2003, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p253
Examines the evolution of American federalism in Supreme Courts in Wisconsin, Georgia and Kentucky. Effect of war and Reconstruction on federalist sentiment; State supreme courts and federalism during the antebellum era.
- Cluster subdivision denied due to lack of required frontage.
Ranney, Joseph A. // Appraisal Journal; Oct2002, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p357
Focuses on a court case between Julee Sanderson and the town of Candia, New Hampshire regarding an application to develop a cluster subdivision. Details of the zoning ordinance in the area; Claims of Sanderson; Ruling of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire on the case.
- Judge OKs Newsday's request for documents.
Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 6/21/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 26, p29A
Reports on the approval of the New York Court of Appeals on the requested copies of subpoenas of Newsday. Distinction between the court and government agencies; Disclosure of documents by Empire State Development Corp.; Rejection of the claims of Empire for a court document exemption.
- LI'$ fact$.
Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 3/10/97, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p4
Reports on the failure of nine senators on Long Island, New York to push a proposed amendment to create a Nassau/Suffolk Fifth Department in the state Appellate System.
Schmertz, Jr., John R.; Meier, Mike // International Law Update; Jul2002, Vol. 8, p105
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by J. Michael Jensen Boat Sales Ltd. against clients Edward Belzberg, Roger McAfee and Jayberg Enterprise Ltd. in British Columbia Supreme Court. Allegation of Jensen; Conclusions of the judge about the case; Amount of plaintiff's damage set by the Court.
- Price Law Overturned.
Goldstein, Sarah // Inc.; Sep2007, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p27
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- The Supreme Court of California 1971-1972.
Falk Jr., Jerome B. // California Law Review; Mar1973, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p273
Examines the California Supreme Court's work on constitutional law. History of the state constitution; Constitutional questions raised in the case 'People v. Anderson,' concerning the issue of death penalty; Relationship with the U.S. Supreme Court.
- FOREWORD: COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE AT LAST--BY JUDICIAL CHOICE.
Flemming, John G. // California Law Review; Mar1976, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p239
Considers the propriety or impropriety of introducing comparative negligence by judicial rather than legislative fiat. Issue of substantive competence; General relationship between judicial and legislative lawmaking; Appellate decisions in California relating to comparative negligence.
- WRITTEN SPECIFICATION OF REASONS FOR NEW TRAIL ORDERS.
Adams, Chuck // California Law Review; Mar1976, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p286
Reviews the case 'La Manna v. Stewart' decided by the California supreme court. Requirement of judges to comply with statutory provisions governing the issuance of new trial orders; Examination of section 657 of the Code of Civil Procedure; Proposed legislative solution to the problem of the...
- PRIVACY: THE NEW CONSTITUTIONAL LANGUAGE AND THE OLD RIGHT.
Kornhauser, Lewis A. // California Law Review; Mar1976, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p347
Reviews the case 'White v. Davis' decided by the California supreme court. Case as first interpretation of the amendment of article I of California's constitution which makes the right to privacy an inalienable rights of its citizens; Suggested curbs on police activity; Problems of...
- APPLICATION OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT TO MUNICIPAL ANNEXATIONS OF LAND.
Marshall, Edward T. // California Law Review; Mar1976, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p532
Reviews the case 'Bozung v. Local Agency Foundation Commission' decided by the California supreme court and applying the California Environmental Quality Act to municipal annexations of land. Details of the case.
- Applicability of Rule 10b-5 to Pledges of Securities.
Marshall, Edward T. // California Law Review; May80, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p547
Focuses on the applicability of Rule 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to pledges of securities in the U.S. First court of appeals to consider whether a pledge was a sale for the purpose of section 10(b); Investment in pledged securities; Nominal characteristics of securities investment.
- Contractually bound by the click of a mouse.
Halliday Jr.; Rohn, William // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 11/15/99, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p23
Focuses on the New Jersey State Appellate Court case questioning the validity of a contract negotiated and agreed upon through the Internet in the United States. Procedure of a contract entered through the Internet; Claims of Caspi against Microsoft Network; Implications of the ruling on the...
- Critics Decry Pro-Business Makeup Of State's Top Courts.
Temere, Susan // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 06/05/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p3
Reports on the appointment of conservative judges to the Michigan Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. Conservative judges' history of arriving at decisions that favor businesses and insurance companies; Existence of frivolous lawsuits; Supreme Court decisions between February and August 1999.
- Keeping Courts Afloat in a Rising Sea of Litigation: An Objective Approach to Imposing Rule 38 Sanctions for Frivoli Appeals.
Martin, Scott // Michigan Law Review; Mar2002, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p1156
Argues that the Rule 38 requires federal appellate courts in the U.S. to apply a single-step, objective standard that does not take into account the subjective state of mind of the appellant or the appellant's attorney. One significant danger of a purely objective Rule 38 analysis; Objective...
- IN THE COURT'S WORDS: Grutter v. Bollinger.
Martin, Scott // Education Week; 7/9/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p28
This article focuses on excerpts from majority and dissenting opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court's June 23, 2003 decision in Grutter versus Bollinger regarding consideration of race in admissions at the University of Michigan law school in Michigan. This case requires people to decide whether...
- Courting business.
Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal; 11/09/98, Vol. 37 Issue 45, p1
Cites the expected formal approval for an expansion of the commercial division of a state Supreme Court into Westchester, New York. Benefits of separate hearings of business cases; Arguments of supporters for commercial court expansion; Existence of commercial courts in Manhattan and Rochester.
- Wisconsin Appellate Court strikes down vouchers on church-state grounds.
Philippidis, Alex // Church & State; Oct97, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p18
Focuses on the August 22nd 1997 ruling of the Wisconsin State court of Appeals pertaining to voucher subsidies for private religious schools. Information on Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Organization); Comments from Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United;...
- Marbury v. Madison.
Philippidis, Alex // Junior Scholastic (Teacher's Edition); 1/24/2003, Vol. 105 Issue 11, pT2
Discusses the methodology to be adopted in making students understand a Supreme Court case in the U.S. Objectives of the study; Teaching strategy; Activities to be undertaken by students during their study.
- HOW CASES REACH THE SUPREME COURT.
Philippidis, Alex // Junior Scholastic (Teacher's Edition); 1/24/2003, Vol. 105 Issue 11, pT8
Presents information on how cases reach the Supreme Court in the U.S. Basic structure of the court system in the country; Jurisdiction of various courts; Quiz related to the judicial system in the U.S.
- Mich. agents get break on CE mandate.
Schmitt, Frederick // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 07/14/97, Vol. 101 Issue 28, p22
Reports on a ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals, pertaining to insurance companies. Circumstances surrounding the ruling; Comments from the presiding Appeals Court Judge Hilda R. Gage; Views of Insurance Commissioner D. Joseph Olson concerning the ruling.
- Calif. ruling won't lessen age bias cover need.
Sclafane, Susanne // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 08/11/97, Vol. 101 Issue 32, p2
Focuses on the ruling made by the California Court of Appeal in the case Marks versus Loral. What ruling is; What court's decision means to an employer; Reason for case.
- There is life after divorce.
Keenan, Denis // Accountancy; Sep90, Vol. 106 Issue 1165, p46
Discusses the Great Britain-based Court of Appeal's ruling on a divorce case as of September 1990. Case background; Court's basis for its ruling; Implications for similar divorce cases.
- To protect the poor and the doctors.
Keenan, Denis // Human Life Review; Summer96, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p47
Presents the reasons for granting the petition presented by the Second Circuit to the United States Supreme Court on October 1995. Inadequacy of the Second Circuit's decision in considering the threat posed by physician-assisted suicide to the persons concerned; Second Circuit's creation of...
- Compelled Speech.
Keenan, Denis // Supreme Court Debates; Feb2005, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p33
Presents a foreword to the February 2005 issue of the journal "Supreme Court Debates."
- Acceptable Use of Force by Police Officers.
Keenan, Denis // Supreme Court Debates; Apr2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p7
An excerpt from the article "Is Force Excessive? Guidance From the Supreme Court," published in the September 2005 issue of "FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin" is presented.
- The Role of the Supreme Court in a Democracy.
Barak, Aharon // Israel Studies; Fall98, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on the role of the Supreme court as a branch of government in a democratic country. Virtue of the constitutional structure; Symbol of the president; Details on the three main branches of the state.
- Texas judges have RIMS support.
Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance; 10/14/96, Vol. 30 Issue 42, p91
Comments on the support given to candidates for the Texas Supreme Court by insurance risk managers in the United States. Encouragement given by Risk & Insurance Management Society Incorporated to Texas chapters to back Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Phillips; Views of Jim Green, risk manager at...
- New developments in substantive criminal law under the uniform code of military justice (1997).
Einwechter, John P. // Army Lawyer; Apr98, Issue 305, p20
Focuses on significant decisions in the law of crimes and defenses by the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces of the United States. Attempted murder and transferred intent; Conventional offenses; Assault consummated by X-Ray; Larceny of pay and allowances; Misuse of government credit cards.
- High Praise for ATJ Story.
Behm, Margaret L. // Tennessee Bar Journal; Feb2011, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Front Burner: Supreme Court Turns Up the Heat on Access to Justice; Lawyers and Advocates Respond," published in the January 2011 issue of the periodical "Tennessee Bar Journal."
- CONFRONTING THE RELUCTANT ACCOMPLICE.
Douglass, John G. // Columbia Law Review; Dec2001, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p1797
Examines the Confrontation Clause of the Supreme Court as a rule of evidence that excludes unreliable hearsay in the United States. Rights of the accused in criminal prosecutions; Treatment of hearsay at trial under the Amendment doctrine of the court; Incentives of prosecution and defense in...
- Back to the drawing board for this right-to-choose plan.
Rose, Joan R.; Perry, Kristie // Medical Economics; 05/11/98, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p37
Reveals that the Florida Supreme Court has halted a constitutional right to `free, full and absolute choice in the selection of health-care providers.' Indepth look at the ruling; Statements from the court.
- Gradual pollution covered under CGL insurance policies.
Dolmanisth, Steven J.; Nevius, John G. // Corporate Legal Times; Jan97, Vol. 7 Issue 62, p6
Focuses on the Oregon Supreme Court which reversed years of pro-insurance company rulings. Confirmation of the availability of liability insurance coverage for gradual pollution; Oregon as the tenth state to have its highest court interpret the exclusion in favor of policyholders; Issues...