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Tax Court Appointments And Reappointments Improving The Process, Danshera Cords Jan 2012

Tax Court Appointments And Reappointments Improving The Process, Danshera Cords

University of Richmond Law Review

This article explores the problems with the appointment and reappointment process of judges to the United States Tax Court, particularly focusing on the recent politicization of the process. Until 1992, the process ensured the appoint-ment of only well-qualified judges to the Tax Court bench. However, beginning with the administrations of Presidents William J. Clinton and George W. Bush, the President infused politics into the nomination process, causing the process to slow and creating vacancies on the court. Such delays threaten the court's effectiveness and disrupt its operations. To solve this problem, the author endorses changing the statute to allow ...


Reconsidering Virginia Judicial Selection, Carl W. Tobias Nov 2008

Reconsidering Virginia Judicial Selection, Carl W. Tobias

University of Richmond Law Review

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Friction By Design: The Necessary Contest Of State Judicial Power And Legislative Policymaking, Michael L. Buenger Jan 2008

Friction By Design: The Necessary Contest Of State Judicial Power And Legislative Policymaking, Michael L. Buenger

University of Richmond Law Review

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Standards Of The Supreme Court, John Cornyn Mar 2005

Standards Of The Supreme Court, John Cornyn

University of Richmond Law Review

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Debunking Double Standards, John Cornyn Mar 2005

Debunking Double Standards, John Cornyn

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.