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The First And The Last, Nancy Bellhouse May Apr 2013

The First And The Last, Nancy Bellhouse May

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

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Appellate Judicial Appointments During The Clinton Presidency: An Inside Perspective, Sarah Wilson Apr 2003

Appellate Judicial Appointments During The Clinton Presidency: An Inside Perspective, Sarah Wilson

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

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Confirmation Gridlock: The Federal Judicial Appointments Process Under Bill Clinton And George W. Bush, John Anthony Maltese Apr 2003

Confirmation Gridlock: The Federal Judicial Appointments Process Under Bill Clinton And George W. Bush, John Anthony Maltese

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

No abstract provided.


The Evolving Role Of The State Solicitor: Toward The Federal Model, James R. Layton Oct 2001

The Evolving Role Of The State Solicitor: Toward The Federal Model, James R. Layton

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

A state solicitor gives an attorney general a specialist to turn to for appellate advice. The solicitor's ability to influence what position the state takes and what cases to pursue allows the solicitor to affect the development of law. The number of states with solicitors has grown from eight to twenty-four since 1987. Despite the similarities between state solicitors and the Solicitor General of the United States, there are many differences between the two roles.