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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 ...


Modeling The Congressional End-Run Constraint, Luke M. Milligan Mar 2011

Modeling The Congressional End-Run Constraint, Luke M. Milligan

University of Richmond Law Review

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Improving Federal Judicial Selection, Carl Tobias May 2010

Improving Federal Judicial Selection, Carl Tobias

University of Richmond Law Review

Part I descriptively analyzes the volume. Part II evaluates the many insights Wittes contributes to readers' appreciation of contemporary federal judicial selection. Part III details numerous recommendations.


Unmasking Judicial Extremism, Carl Tobias May 2009

Unmasking Judicial Extremism, Carl Tobias

University of Richmond Law Review

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Dear President Bush: Leaving A Legacy On The Federal Bench, Carl Tobias May 2008

Dear President Bush: Leaving A Legacy On The Federal Bench, Carl 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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The Double Standard In Judicial Selection, Edwin Meese Iii Jan 2007

The Double Standard In Judicial Selection, Edwin Meese Iii

University of Richmond Law Review

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Judicial Confirmation Wars: Ideology And The Battle For The Federal Courts, Sheldon Goldman Mar 2005

Judicial Confirmation Wars: Ideology And The Battle For The Federal Courts, Sheldon Goldman

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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Judicial Independence, William H. Rehnquist Mar 2004

Judicial Independence, William H. Rehnquist

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.