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The Federal Reforms of Vladimir Putin

Jeffrey Kahn

in Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The first year of Putin's presidency resulted in the most concerted and fundamental shake‐up of federal relations since 1993. Putin ended the bilateral treaty process and vowed to create a ... More


from Wall Street Lawyer to Federal District Judge

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the path of Learned Hand's career from lawyer to federal district judge. In mid-November 1902, Hand had begun his New York law practice at the Wall Street firm of Zabriskie, ... More


Family Law and the Law of Persons

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Federal Civil Code (Código Civil Federal), or FCC, which sets forth the general choice of law rules in matters governing persons and families. FCC has been used as a model ... More


The Peak Of Political Enthusiasm: Herbert Croly, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Progressive Years

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Learned Hand's years as a federal district judge and his participation in politics. As Hand gained greater confidence as a district judge, he reported to Herbert Croly that ... More


Civil Procedure

Stephen Zamora, José RamlóN CossíO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The law of civil procedure in Mexico governs the process by which Mexican courts and related institutions resolve disputes arising out of matters governed by the civil codes. This chapter outlines ... More


Promotion To The Second Circuit

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter details Learned Hand's promotion to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. By the spring of 1917, after only eight years on the bench, Hand was the most senior judge of his district. He ... More


“It’s a Tidal Wave … and I’m Not Kidding about It!”

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During Elizabeth Kovachevich’s tenure as chief judge in 1996 case-load overcrowding reached a crisis. The number and length of criminal prosecutions associated with illegal drugs overwhelmed the ... More


“All The Facts of Real Life Revealed in Our Work”: The “Job” of a Federal District Judge1

Jeffrey B. Morris

in Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Jack Weinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199772414
eISBN:
9780190259976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772414.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals essentially with what the job of a district judge entails. It discusses when a trial judge can make an important difference—either to the parties before him, to the profile of the ... More


: The Costly Charade: Habeas and State Prisoners Today

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter, which discusses the results of Professor Nancy King's recent empirical study of habeas filings in the federal district courts, presents the most complete picture of habeas litigation in ... More


Introduction: Jack B. Weinstein and the Work of the Federal District Courts

Jeffrey B. Morris

in Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Jack Weinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199772414
eISBN:
9780190259976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772414.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter attempts to explain why this book was written. It responds to the questions of why a study of the work of district judges focuses on Judge Weinstein and why federal district ... More


“A Harvard Plan for the Working Class Man”: Reactions to the Garrity Decision and Desegregation

Ronald P. Formisano

in Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Wendell Arthur Garrity, Jr., the federal district court judge who decided the Boston case and who had been assigned it from among a number of judges by a process of random ... More


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