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Judging Judicial Minimalism

The Court avoided the issue of partisan gerrymandering yesterday by remanding Gill v. Whitford on standing grounds. A number of commentators have noticed the Court's recent minimalism. Garret Epps asserts that the “Court so far has taken every possible opportunity … Continue reading

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Judging Climate Claims: Prove It, Pruitt

EPA head Scott Pruitt's on-air climate claims will soon have to be backed up with science, or he'll have some 'splainin' to do, rules a federal judge. The post Judging Climate Claims: Prove It, Pruitt appeared first on Legal Reader. … Continue reading

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Attorney Sidebar: Appellate Judging and Philosophy of Law

To me, this is how an appellate judge should approach a case. Jurisprudence is a deeper thing than just a matter of logic and rules. The law is not about a bag of tricks, but a lot of lawyers think … Continue reading

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Machiavelli book on judging to be focus of Federal Bar Association event

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344. ABCs of judging

We met Floridas Judge Michael E. Allen in post 272.  He got in trouble with the otherwise-rational Florida Judicial Qualification Commission by poaching on its turf.  As the Commission explained in its complaint, its unethical for a judge to let … Continue reading

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