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Tables For Beware Of Numbers (And Unsupported Claims Of Judicial Bias), Harry T. Edwards, Linda Elliott Jan 2002

Tables For Beware Of Numbers (And Unsupported Claims Of Judicial Bias), Harry T. Edwards, Linda Elliott

Washington University Law Review

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Beware Of Numbers (And Unsupported Claims Of Judicial Bias), Harry T. Edwards, Linda Elliott Jan 2002

Beware Of Numbers (And Unsupported Claims Of Judicial Bias), Harry T. Edwards, Linda Elliott

Washington University Law Review

In a recent set of articles, Professor Kevin Clermont and Professor Theodore Eisenberg advance the claim that federal appellate judges harbor an unprincipled bias against plaintiff/appellants. The line of reasoning that the authors follow to reach this conclusion is, in our view, quite extraordinary. They first point to data that they claim show that defendants are more likely than plaintiffs to secure reversals in appeals from judgments and verdicts in federal civil cases. They next assert that appellate judges perceive trial courts, especially juries, to be biased in favor of plaintiffs. And, finally, they speculate that, in an effort ...


Subjecting Land Commissioners To The Same Strict Disqualification Standards As Judges Under 28 U.S.C. § 455. United States V. Werner, 916 F.2d 175 (4th Cir. 1990), Paula D. Hunt Jan 1992

Subjecting Land Commissioners To The Same Strict Disqualification Standards As Judges Under 28 U.S.C. § 455. United States V. Werner, 916 F.2d 175 (4th Cir. 1990), Paula D. Hunt

Washington University Law Review

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