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Supreme Court Statistical Overview, October Term 2003, Georgetown University Law Center, Supreme Court Institute, Liz Hollander Jun 2004

Supreme Court Statistical Overview, October Term 2003, Georgetown University Law Center, Supreme Court Institute, Liz Hollander

Supreme Court Overviews

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Sandra Day O'Connor's Position On Discrimination, Stephen E. Gottlieb Jan 2004

Sandra Day O'Connor's Position On Discrimination, Stephen E. Gottlieb

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Foreword, Paula A. Monopoli Jan 2004

Foreword, Paula A. Monopoli

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: The World's Most Powerful Jurist?, Diane Lowenthal, Barbara Palmer Jan 2004

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: The World's Most Powerful Jurist?, Diane Lowenthal, Barbara Palmer

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

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Right Wing Justice: The Conservative Campaign To Take Over The Courts, Herman Schwartz Jan 2004

Right Wing Justice: The Conservative Campaign To Take Over The Courts, Herman Schwartz

Books

Right Wing Justice raises the alarm about the creeping conservative campaign to "pack" America's courts with judges more identified with their ideological affiliation than their skill or regard for the Constitution. The consequence is that the rule of law is taking a terrific beating from the Supreme Court. Who can forget the debacle of Election 2000? But the consequences of the campaign go far deeper than that, impinging on the daily lives of ordinary Americans who are at the receiving end of attempts to overturn or erode Supreme Court rulings on abortion, school prayer, civil rights, criminal justice, and ...


Foreseeing Greatness - Measurable Performance Criteria And The Selection Of Supreme Court Justices Symposium: Empirical Measures Of Judicial Performance, James J. Brudney Jan 2004

Foreseeing Greatness - Measurable Performance Criteria And The Selection Of Supreme Court Justices Symposium: Empirical Measures Of Judicial Performance, James J. Brudney

Faculty Scholarship

This article contributes to an ongoing debate about the feasibility and desirability of measuring the merit of appellate judges - and their consequent Supreme Court potential - by using objective performance variables. Relying on the provocative and controversial tournament criteria proposed by Professors Stephen Choi and Mitu Gulati in two recent articles, Brudney assesses the Supreme Court potential of Warren Burger and Harry Blackmun based on their appellate court records. He finds that Burger's appellate performance appears more promising under the Choi and Gulati criteria, but then demonstrates how little guidance these quantitative assessments actually provide when reviewing the two men ...


Defining Democracy: The Supreme Court's Campaign Finance Dilemma, Lori A. Ringhand Jan 2004

Defining Democracy: The Supreme Court's Campaign Finance Dilemma, Lori A. Ringhand

Scholarly Works

On December 10, 2003 the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in McConnell v. FEC. In McConnell, the Court was asked to determine the constitutionality of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act ("BCRA"). A divided Court, in a deeply fractured decision in which six justices wrote individual opinions, upheld the major provisions of the legislation. Yet despite the almost 300 pages of reasoning provided by the Court, and a voluminous record developed by the district court, the Justices could not agree on what purportedly is the central issue in campaign finance law: whether the challenged regulations were necessary to combat ...