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The Mother Court

Author : James D. Zirin
ISBN : 1634256336
Genre : Law
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The Mother Court: Tales of Cases That Mattered in America's Greatest Trial Court is the first book to chronicle the history of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, the most influential district court in the United States

Rechtserkenntnis Durch Richtermehrheiten

Author : Wolfgang Ernst
ISBN : 3161543610
Genre : Law
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Wenn mehrere Richter zur Entscheidung desselben Falles berufen sind, verschrankt sich die Aufgabe der normgebundenen Rechtserkenntnis mit der einer kollektiven Entscheidungsfindung ("group choice"). Die resultierenden Schwierigkeiten und Losungsverfahren werden seit der Antike diskutiert. Unterschiedliche Regelungen in europaischen Justiztraditionen werden dadurch gepragt, ob das Verfahrensergebnis in einem Kollegialakt oder in einer Mehrheit von Einzelerkenntnissen besteht.Abgesehen von Problemen der Mehrheitsbildung bei quantitativen oder qualitativen Divergenzen uber den Urteilstenor zwingt die Begrundungspflicht zur Findung von zugleich mehrheitsgetragenen wie stimmigen Urteilsgrunden. Dies fuhrt auf die Frage, ob die juristische Methode, die Singularmethode ist, nicht einer Erweiterung bedarf, die den Einigungsprozess im Richterkollegium einer nachvollziehbaren Methodik unterwirft.

The Federal Courts

Author : Peter Charles Hoffer
ISBN : 9780199387908
Genre : Courts
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There are moments in American history when all eyes are focused on a federal court: when its bench speaks for millions of Americans, and when its decision changes the course of history. More often, the story of the federal judiciary is simply a tale of hard work: of finding order in the chaotic system of state and federal law, local custom, and contentious lawyering. The Federal Courts is a story of all of these courts and the judges and justices who served on them, of the case law they made, and of the acts of Congress and the administrative organs that shaped the courts. But, even more importantly, this is a story of the courts' development and their vital part in America's history. Peter Charles Hoffer, Williamjames Hull Hoffer, and N. E. H. Hull's retelling of that history is framed the three key features that shape the federal courts' narrative: the separation of powers; the federal system, in which both the national and state governments are sovereign; and the widest circle: the democratic-republican framework of American self-government. The federal judiciary is not elective and its principal judges serve during good behavior rather than at the pleasure of Congress, the President, or the electorate. But the independence that lifetime tenure theoretically confers did not and does not isolate the judiciary from political currents, partisan quarrels, and public opinion. Many vital political issues came to the federal courts, and the courts' decisions in turn shaped American politics. The federal courts, while the least democratic branch in theory, have proved in some ways and at various times to be the most democratic: open to ordinary people seeking redress, for example. Litigation in the federal courts reflects the changing aspirations and values of America's many peoples. The Federal Courts is an essential account of the branch that provides what Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Judge Oliver Wendell Homes Jr. called "a magic mirror, wherein we see reflected our own lives."

Supremely Partisan

Author : James D. Zirin
ISBN : 9781442266377
Genre : Political Science
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On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly making policy choices right and left on bases that have nothing to do with law or the Constitution. Zirin explains how we arrived at the present situation and looks at the current divide through its leading partisans, Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor on the left and Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas on the right. He also examines four of the Court’s most controversial recent decisions – Hobby Lobby, Obamacare, gay marriage, and capital punishment – arguing that these politicized decisions threaten to undermine public confidence in the Supreme Court.

The Novels And Tales Of Charles Dickens Boz

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : HARVARD:HWEBN4
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Torts

Author : Casenotes
ISBN : 9780735559578
Genre : Law
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After your casebook,Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: ;Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author ;Most current briefs available ;Redesigned for greater student accessibility ;Sample brief with element descriptions called out ;Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief ;Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles ;Revised glossary in dictionary format

Encyclopedia Of Capital Punishment In The United States 2d Ed

Author : Louis J. Palmer, Jr.
ISBN : 9780786432639
Genre : Social Science
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This updated encyclopedia provides ready information on all aspects of capital punishment in America. It details virtually every capital punishment decision rendered by the United States Supreme Court through 2006, including more than 40 cases decided since publication of the first edition. Entries are also provided for each Supreme Court Justice who has ever rendered a capital punishment opinion. Entries on jurisdictions cite present-day death penalty laws and judicial structure state by state, with synopses of common and unique features. Also included are entries on significant U.S. capital prosecutions; legal principles and procedures in capital cases; organizations that support and oppose capital punishment; capital punishment's impact on persons of African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American descent, on women, and on foreign nationals; and the methods of execution. Essential facts are also provided on capital punishment in more than 200 other nations. A wealth of statistical data is found throughout.

American Law Reports Alr 4th Cases And Annotations

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ISBN : UCAL:B3600726
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Kindeswohl

Author : Ian McEwan
ISBN : 9783257604528
Genre : Fiction
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Scheidungen, Sorgerecht, Fragen des Kindeswohls – das ist das Spezial­gebiet der Richterin Fiona Maye. In ihrer eigenen, kinderlosen Ehe ist sie seit über dreißig Jahren glücklich. Bis zu dem Tag, als ihr Mann ihr einen schockierenden Vorschlag unterbreitet und ihr ein dringlicher Gerichtsfall vorgelegt wird, in dem es für einen 17-jährigen Jungen um Leben und Tod geht.

American Law Reports

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061664293
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