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Open Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee from Yale Law Librarians and Library Staff

As the Senate Judiciary Committee debates Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, we write as librarians of Yale Law School, from which Judge Kavanaugh graduated, to urge that the Senate conduct a fair and deliberate confirmation process. With so much at stake … Continue reading

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Canadian Judiciary Steps Ahead In Family Law Reforms

From The Lawyer's Daily: Manitoba’s judiciary is enacting its own “less adversarial” family court reforms to give options to couples who opt out of the mandatory mediation that is expected to be introduced as legislation, says a judge leading the… … Continue reading

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Draft Agreement on European Patent Judiciary: New Developments

A while ago, we pointed out that one of the biggest developments in the EU legal order is the work going on to create a new European-wide jurisdiction for disputes concerning European and Community patents. At present no EU patent… … Continue reading

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Working group recommends changes to prevent workplace harassment in the judiciary

Following reports of sexual harassment involving a federal judge published by the Washington Post last December, several current law clerks and I believed that the federal judiciary’s policies were ineffective and needed significant change. As current clerks, however, we are … Continue reading

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Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group report

The Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group consisting of federal judges and senior Judiciary officials was set up last December at the request of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. after an Appeals court judge was accused of sexual harassment. … Continue reading

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