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  • ... their judicial appointments. However, the skirmish involving the midnight judges had a much broader significance: it belonged to a fight that had begun shor ...nse of the states. The act added six new federal circuits with sixteen new judges. As a final measure, they also added dozens of new justices of the peace to
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  • ...on southern courts, typically for personal gain. "Carpetbag" refers to the judges's practice of carrying their possessions with them in carpetbags.</i></p> ...in the South. A large number of these judges were known as "carpetbagging" judges because they were northerners who had relocated to the South for personal g
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  • ...nd during the latter part of the common-law era (about the year 1600) when judges began to hold that an act alone could not create criminal liability unless
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  • ...ay, actions against <span>[[Administrative Law|administrative law]]</span> judges, charges of merit-system violations, and prohibited personnel practices, in
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  • ... their judicial appointments. However, the skirmish involving the midnight judges had a much broader significance: it belonged to a fight that had begun shor ...nse of the states. The act added six new federal circuits with sixteen new judges. As a final measure, they also added dozens of new justices of the peace to
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  • ...litary judge's role is similar to that of a civilian trial judge. Military judges do not determine penalties and may only instruct the members of the court, ...udge Advocate General]]</span>&nbsp;of the appropriate service branch. CCA judges do not have tenure or fixed terms. They serve at the pleasure of the judge
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  • ...liam O. Douglas|William O. Douglas]]</span> wrote: "I do not think we, the judges, were ever given the constitutional power to make definitions of obscenity.
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  • ... law, spending time discussing legal issues with his father and with other judges and attorneys who were family friends. As a result, after two years at Yale
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  • <p>The ALI was founded in 1923 by a group of American judges, lawyers, and law professors. Its goal was to resolve uncertainty and compl
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  • <p>Members of the American Law Institute (ALI), a group of judges, lawyers, and legal scholars whose purpose is to clarify and improve the la <p>In addition, the MPC's influence is felt in the courts, where judges often rely on the code when handling substantive criminal law decisions. It
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  • ...s and students argue them before professors or other lawyers, who serve as judges. Hypothetical cases often address matters of current political and constitu ...five to ten minutes, to convince the panel. As with real appellate courts, judges on the panel are free to interrupt the student advocate frequently and at a
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  • ...atural Law|natural law]]</span> <i>of constant values and rules, and which judges all persons equally, irrespective of individual circumstances or cultural d
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  • ...glish tradition. According to Young, the application of common law allowed judges too much latitude to impose standards that did not comport with public will .... He attempted to blunt their impact by urging the legislature to prohibit judges from using common-law precedent in Utah. On January 14, 1854, the legislatu
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  • ...ty's case that justice cannot be served—often are made orally. Sometimes judges themselves take action on
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  • ...ment personnel often consider potential motives in detecting perpetrators. Judges may consider the motives of a convicted defendant at sentencing and either
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  • ...ial discovery" in advance of trial. The panel is composed of seven federal judges based throughout the United States, who have been appointed by the chief ju ... have been employed to deal with complex litigation. States have appointed judges to oversee product liability cases involving products such as asbestos, bre
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  • ... Supreme Court retirements would lead President Bush to appoint a judge or judges who might vote to reverse <i>Roe v. Wade</i>, given the opportunity.</p>
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  • ...<span>[[Human Rights|human rights]]</span> in the state of nature, federal judges have identified the liberties protected by the Due Process Clauses through
    26 KB (3,936 words) - 13:59, 8 January 2010
  • ...om publishing anything that did not conform to the good taste of Minnesota judges. The Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the law and the order against Near, pav
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  • ...o was deprived of unabridged <span>[[Veto|veto]]</span> power, because the judges of the Council of Revision could overrule him.</p>
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  • ...ion as states. A government composed of a governor, a secretary, and three judges appointed by Congress was established in the region north of the Ohio River
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  • ...bers from the district, to forward recommendations to her. All five of the judges Norton ultimately recommended to the president had been active in D.C. lega ... of the city's budget, and for the right of D.C. residents to choose local judges.</p>
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