Jurisdiction, Administration, Enforcement; Joint Pension Task Force, Etc.

In Legislation Jurisdiction, Administration, Enforcement; Joint Pension Task Force, Etc. in the U.S. Code: Title 29, Chapter 18, Subchapter II The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating jurisdiction, administration, enforcement; joint pension task force, etc. are compiled in the […]

Judicial Review

Judicial Review in the United States Concept of Judicial Review In the U.S., in the context of Judiciary power and branch, Judicial Review has the following meaning: The power of the judicial branch to review actions of the legislative and executive branches (as well as the state governments) […]

Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch in the United States Introduction to Judicial Branch Judicial Branch, the portion of the United States national government that decides cases arising under federal laws and under the Constitution of the United States. The judicial branch interprets laws that have been passed […]

Judicial Matters

In Legislation Judicial Matters in the U.S. Code: Title 48, Chapter 17, Subchapter II The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating judicial matters are compiled in the United States Code under Title 48, Chapter 17, Subchapter II. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of […]

Jury Demands

Jury Demands (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of jury demands. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with jury demands is examined. Note that a list of cross references, […]

Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

In Legislation Judiciary and Judicial Procedure in the U.S. Code: Title 28 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating judiciary and judicial procedure are compiled in the United States Code under Title 28. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of statutes relating to […]

Judges

Judges in the United States The methods used for judicial selection vary more widely. Executive appointment is used for all federal judges with the advice and consent of the Senate. The federal judicial selection process involves more participants than the constitutional provisions might […]

Judicial Officers

Judicial Officers (Civil Procedure) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of judicial officers. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Civil Procedurein relation to judicial officers is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids appears […]

Judicial Duties

Judicial Powers and Duties Holding Judges Accountable (letter), Easton, William S., 65: 50 (Jun.-Jul. '81, AJS Judicature) Improving Court Management by Administrative Rule, Knab, Karen M. and Hough, James E., 62: 291-295 (Dec.-Jan. '79, AJS Judicature) Improving the Process: Case […]

Jury Selection Process

Challenges for Cause in Jury Selection Process This section discusses generally the subject of Challenges for Cause in Jury Selection Process, how to determine the facts essential to Challenges for Cause in Jury Selection Process, and, to some extent, how to prove it in litigation and defense. […]

Judicial Education

Judicial Education and Qualifications Symposium Seeks New Approaches to Judicial Education (focus), Nejelski, Paul, 74: 104-105, 110 (Aug.-Sep. '90, AJS Judicature) Too Little Advice, Senatorial Responsibility, and Confirmation Politics, Melone, Albert P., Morris, Alan R., and Pufong, […]

Judicial Delay

Congestion And Delay Internet theft is avoidable (viewpoint), Cherry, Michael and Imwinkelried, Edward, 92: 7 (1, AJS Judicature) Judge Schwarzer's Response (letter), Schwarzer, William W., 76: 170, 213 (Dec.-Jan. '93, AJS Judicature) The Judge's Role in Pretrial Case Processing: […]

Judicial Evaluation

Resources Further Reading Acting Responsibly: Journalists and Judicial Performance Surveys, Dolch, Norman A. and Provizer, Norman W., 71: 47-51 (Jun.-Jul. '87, AJS Judicature) After California, What's Next for Judicial Elections? (panel discussion), Discussion, Panel, 70: 356-364 […]

Judicial Qualifications

Judicial Education and Qualifications Symposium Seeks New Approaches to Judicial Education (focus), Nejelski, Paul, 74: 104-105, 110 (Aug.-Sep. '90, AJS Judicature) Too Little Advice, Senatorial Responsibility, and Confirmation Politics, Melone, Albert P., Morris, Alan R., and Pufong, […]

Judicial Legislative Relations

Resources Further Reading The Chief Justice as Advocate-in-Chief: Examining the Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary, Vining, Richard,, Jr. and Wilhelm, Teena, 95: 267-274 (May-June '12, AJS Judicature) Courts under attack (editorial), Author, No, 94: 256, 259 (may-june '11, AJS […]

Judicial Powers

Judicial Powers and Duties Holding Judges Accountable (letter), Easton, William S., 65: 50 (Jun.-Jul. '81, AJS Judicature) Improving Court Management by Administrative Rule, Knab, Karen M. and Hough, James E., 62: 291-295 (Dec.-Jan. '79, AJS Judicature) Improving the Process: Case […]

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction in the United States The power of a court to act, including its authority to hear and decide cases. Jurisdiction defines the boundaries within which a particular court may exercise judicial power. Judicial power is specifically conveyed through the assignment of jurisdiction. The […]

Judicial/Legislative Relations

Resources Further Reading A Correction (letter), McKusick, Vincent L., 77: 65 (Sep.-Oct. '93, AJS Judicature) Advice, consent, and inaction: How the courts can require the Senate to vote on judicial nominations, Renzin, Lee, 82: 166-174 (Jan.-Feb. '99, AJS Judicature) AJS Model […]

Judicial Procedure

Finding the law: Judicial Procedure in the U.S. Code A collection of general and permanent Laws relating to judicial procedure, passed by the United States Congress, are organized by subject matter arrangements in the United States Code (U.S.C.; this label examines judicial procedure topics), […]

Judicial Decision Making

Dispensing with deception, curing with care: A response to Judge Dann on nullification, Diamond, Shari Seidman, 91: 20-25 (Jul-Aug '07, AJS Judicature) A Dissent on Dissent, Bennett, Robert W., 74: 255-260 (Feb.-Mar. '91, AJS Judicature) Distributive Justice: Majority Opinion […]

Judgment Interest

Judgment Interest (Remedies) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of judgment interest. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Remedies is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Procedure in relation with judgment interest is examined. Note that a list of […]

Judicial Congestion

Congestion And Delay Internet theft is avoidable (viewpoint), Cherry, Michael and Imwinkelried, Edward, 92: 7 (1, AJS Judicature) Judge Schwarzer's Response (letter), Schwarzer, William W., 76: 170, 213 (Dec.-Jan. '93, AJS Judicature) The Judge's Role in Pretrial Case Processing: […]

Jury Deliberations

Jury Deliberations (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of jury deliberations. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with jury deliberations is examined. Note that a list of […]

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice in the United States Introduction Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system. States, however, have the right to set lower age thresholds for processing youth through the […]

Judgments

Judgments in the United States Collecting and Enforcing Judgments Legal Materials Legal treatises discussing the collection and enforcement of judgments includeCollection Actions – Defending Consumers and Their Assets (National Consumer Law Center) and Judgment Enforcement […]

Judicial Compensation

Judicial Compensation and Tenure Resources Further Reading Break' Puts Brake On New Cases for Federal Judges (focus), Rooney, John Flynn, 78: 53, 56 (Jul.-Aug. '94, AJS Judicature) Adequate Pay for State Judges (letter), Fretz, Donald, 65: 125 (Sep. '81, AJS Judicature) Adjusting […]

Jurors

Jurors (Jury Trials) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of jurors. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Jury Trials is provided. Finally, the subject of Trials in relation with jurors is examined. Note that a list of cross references, bibliography and […]

Judicial Independence and Immunity

Resources Further Reading ABA responds to criticism of judges (brief), Brief, AJS, 82: 94, 96 (Sept.-Oct. '98, AJS Judicature) Adjusting the compensation of federal judges (editorial), Editorial, AJS, 80: 248 (May-June '97, AJS Judicature) An America without judicial independence, […]

Judicial Disability

Resources Further Reading Addressing disability and promoting wellness in the federal courts, Carlton, Richard, 90: 26-29 (July-Aug '06, AJS Judicature) Addressing the problem of courtroom stress, Miller, Monica K. and Flores, David M., 91: 60-69 (Sep-Oct '07, AJS Judicature) […]

Judicial Intervention

Judicial Intervention (Arbitration) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of judicial intervention. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Arbitration is provided. Finally, the subject of Admiralty Law in relation with judicial intervention is examined. Note […]

Judicature

Judicature in the United States Judges ought to remember that their office is “jus dicere”, and not “jus dare”; to interpret law, and not to make law, or give law. Else will it be like the authority claimed by the Church of Rome, which under pretext of exposition of Scripture doth not […]