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Fractured Procedure: The Civil Justice Reform Act Of 1990, Lauren K. Robel Jan 1994

Fractured Procedure: The Civil Justice Reform Act Of 1990, Lauren K. Robel

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Federal district courts have viewed the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 as a mandate to adopt procedural rules inconsistent with existing law. But in this article, Professor Robel argues that the Act neither compels nor authorizes such local deviations. Citing examples from reforms underway in district courts nationwide, Professor Robel contends that courts' assertions of broad rulemaking authority rest on a misreading of the Act and of the compromise between Congress and the judiciary that led to its passage. Professor Robel cautions that the goal of national uniformity underlying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure should not be compromised ...


Grass Roots Procedure: Local Advisory Groups And The Civil Justice Reform Act Of 1990, Lauren K. Robel Jan 1993

Grass Roots Procedure: Local Advisory Groups And The Civil Justice Reform Act Of 1990, Lauren K. Robel

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No abstract provided.


Adverse Publicity As A Means Of Reducing Judicial Decision-Making Delay: Periodic Disclosure Of Pending Motions, Bench Trials And Cases Under The Civil Justice Reform Act, Charles G. Geyh Jan 1993

Adverse Publicity As A Means Of Reducing Judicial Decision-Making Delay: Periodic Disclosure Of Pending Motions, Bench Trials And Cases Under The Civil Justice Reform Act, Charles G. Geyh

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The Politics Of Crisis In The Federal Courts, Lauren K. Robel Jan 1991

The Politics Of Crisis In The Federal Courts, Lauren K. Robel

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