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Author Howard, J. Woodford, Jr

Title Courts of Appeals in the Federal Judicial System : A Study of the Second, Fifth, and District of Columbia Circuits
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (445 pages)
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents Cover; One · Courts of Appeals in the Governing Process; Part II · The Roles of Circuit Judges; Part III · Perspectives on Reform
Summary Courts of Appeals were designed to be a unifying force in American law and politics, but they also contribute to decentralization and regionalization of federal law. Woodford Howard studies three aspects of this problem: first, what binds the highly decentralized federal courts into a judicial system; second, what controls the discretion of judges in making law and policy; and third, how can quality judicial decisions be maintained under heavy-volume pressure. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again ma
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400855454