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Judge Weinfeld And The Adjudicatory Process: A Law Finder In An Age Of Judicial Lawmakers, William E. Nelson
Faculty Scholarship Series
In his 25 years on the bench, Edward Weinfeld has attained a
nationwide reputation as an outstanding member of the federal
judiciary. Judge Weinfeld's reputation is based, in part, upon his
longstanding efforts to foster social justice and upon the new law
that those efforts have produced. As the other tributes will show,
the Judge's opinions have made much new law; very few other
district judges have been as innovative.
Judge Weinfeld has made his most important contributions in
the law of criminal procedure. Since the 1950's he has consistently
permitted criminal defendants to engage in broad ...