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The Federal Judiciary

Strengths and Weaknesses

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ISBN 9780674975774

Publication Date: 08/14/2017


464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Noting Weaknesses and Strengths, and Proposing a New Research Agenda
  • 1. Some Weaknesses of Our Legal System Mistakenly Denied by a Critic
  • 2. Tier One of the Federal Judiciary: The Supreme Court
    • Prefatory Remarks
    • Part One
    • Part Two
  • 3. Tier Two of the Federal Judiciary: The Federal Courts of Appeals
  • 4. Tier Three of the Federal Judiciary: The Federal District Courts
  • 5. Civil Litigation Revisited
  • Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • Index

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