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John Marshall And The Moral Basis For Judicial Review, David F. Forte Jun 1994

John Marshall And The Moral Basis For Judicial Review, David F. Forte

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

During the last two decades, many observers have been disappointed in some of the appointments to the federal bench and in the judicial philosophies some judges have brought with them. But if we turn to the source of our constitutional order, we would find in the example of John Marshall the moral basis for the judicial craft.


Lunch With Frank Battisti, David F. Forte Jan 1994

Lunch With Frank Battisti, David F. Forte

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

Memorial tribute to Judge Frank Battisti


Judicial Bias, Donald C. Nugent Jan 1994

Judicial Bias, Donald C. Nugent

Cleveland State Law Review

This article examines how bias and prejudice may impact the decision making process of our judiciary. It begins in Part II from the premise that all judges, as a part of basic human functioning, bring to each decision a package of personal biases and beliefs that may unconsciously and unintentionally affect the decision making process. To the extent that we, as judges, recognize the potential for bias to enter into our deliberations, we combat the potential harm and unfairness that bias can produce if unchecked. Moreover, attorneys and other participants in the justice system should also be conscious of the ...


Judicial Bias, Donald C. Nugent Jan 1994

Judicial Bias, Donald C. Nugent

Cleveland State Law Review

This article examines how bias and prejudice may impact the decision making process of our judiciary. It begins in Part II from the premise that all judges, as a part of basic human functioning, bring to each decision a package of personal biases and beliefs that may unconsciously and unintentionally affect the decision making process. To the extent that we, as judges, recognize the potential for bias to enter into our deliberations, we combat the potential harm and unfairness that bias can produce if unchecked. Moreover, attorneys and other participants in the justice system should also be conscious of the ...