Reflections On Judging

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674184653
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For Richard Posner, legal formalism and formalist judges--notably Antonin Scalia--present the main obstacles to coping with the dizzying pace of technological advance.

Judges On Judging

Author: David M. O'Brien
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 150634027X
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Thoroughly revised and updated for this Fifth Edition, Judges on Judging offers insights into the judicial philosophies and political views of those on the bench.

Divergent Paths

Author: Richard A. Posner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674915615
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Richard Posner reflects on the causes and consequences of this widening gap and what can be done to close it.

Keeton On Judging In The American Legal System

Author: Robert E. Keeton
Publisher: Lexis Pub
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The judge's choices are often hard and must be made under time pressures.
Judging in these circumstances is both difficult and challenging, but less fulfilling
than it might have been if each judge were free to take more time for reflection
about each issue that must be decided. These, I believe, are fundamental truths
about judging. Regardless of your agreement or disagreement with these
assertions, I ask you to read this book, and other materials on this subject, with
your mind open ...

Politics In Friendship A Theological Account

Author: Guido de Graaff
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 056765561X
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Following the discussion in the previous two chapters, the aim is now to establish
whether their friendly collaboration also involved common judgement in a
politically significant sense. The focus will be specifically on the friends' secret
meeting at Sigtuna in 1942: Did their deliberations involve a moment of '
emergency judgement', in either of the two senses defined in the previous
chapter; and if so, what does that imply for the political nature of their friendship?
After some reflections on ...

Lectures On Kant S Political Philosophy

Author: Hannah Arendt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623178X
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Arendt's reflections on judging took the form of a commentary on Kant, owing to “
the curious scarcity of sources providing authoritative testimony. Not till Kant's
Critique of Judgment did this faculty become a major topic of a major thinker.” To
open our discussion of this material, we shall briefly survey the sources in Kant's
work that Arendt appropriates for her theory of judgment, providing a kind of
extended paraphrase of what she seeks to draw from Kant's work. Kant defined
judging as ...

Reflections On The Concept Of Law

Author: A. W. Brian Simpson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199693323
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Judging. a. Pioneer. ItisI. think generally agreed that Hart's The Concept of Law
ranks as a 'classic' contribution to analytical jurisprudence, whatever that is
supposed to mean. There have been dissenting voices, but they have been few
and far between.1 The mere fact that it is still in print and selling after all these
years must I suppose tell us something. There is of course a considerable
secondary literature from critics of Hart's theory of law, but these critics take the
original work ...

Judging Statutes

Author: Robert A. Katzmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199362157
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Raila is discussed in Chapter 5. RICHARD A. POSNER, THE FEDERAL
COURTS: CRISIS AND REFORM 276 (1985). For a recent Posner critique, see
RICHARD A. POSNER, reflections on judging 199–219 (2013). SCALIA &
GARNER, supra note 90, at 59. See William N. Eskridge, Jr., The New Textualism
and Normative Canons, 113 COLUM. L. REV. 531, 544 (2013). J. Willard Hurst
long ago recognized that the existence of dueling canons without a key may
actually enlarge 23.

Reflections On The University Scene

Author: William J. Adams
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469107333
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The two—way flow between professor and student is where the real teaching is
done. This interaction takes place when there is a classroom discussion, a
dialogue between the class and the teacher where students learn to test their
own powers of thinking, presenting ideas and defending them. The second major
part of the student's learning experience take place in the grading process. This
is where the professor puts on his or her judge's robes and evaluates the
performance of the ...