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Daily Read: Federal Judge Carlton Reeves on Attacks on the Judiciary

United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi Carlton Reeves in a speech at the University of Virginia School of Law addressed the critiques of the judiciary and the lack of diversity in judicial appointments. Judge Reeves recounts… … Continue reading

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House Judiciary Committee Unveils Investigation into Threats Against the Rule of Law

“Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) unveiled an investigation by the House Judiciary Committee into the alleged obstruction of justice, public corruption, and other abuses of power by President Trump, his associates, and members of his Administration.  As a … Continue reading

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Uncovering the Hidden Administrative Judiciary

Kent H. Barnett, Some Kind of Hearing Officer, 94 Wash. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Kathryn Watts When Congress enacted the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) in 1946, it expected that what we now call Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) … Continue reading

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The Path From El Salvador to the Oregon Judiciary

(Russell J. Young) President Trump has painted Salvadorans with a broad brush as MS13 gang members. Here is a wonderful counter story. A new play tells the story of a Salvadoran immigrant who is now a judge. Here and here… … Continue reading

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The chief justice’s 2018 year-end report: The federal judiciary and #MeToo

Chief Justice John Roberts released his annual report on the federal judiciary today, focusing on the judiciary’s response to allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Roberts had discussed this issue in his 2017 report, after several female law clerks … Continue reading

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