Jed Rakoff

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Slate
The Chickenshit Club Passionately Indicts the Justice Department. Why Do Its Arguments Feel So Inert?doing so brings them closer to the action. Among other things I would have love
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
doing so brings them closer to the action. Among other things I would have loved to hear about Eisinger’s relationship with Jed Rakoff, one of the few heroes in the book, and someone who clearly had a powerful influence over the way Eisinger thinks.... Read more
9d
Naked Capitalism
Barriers to Entry: On Bar Exams and Supreme Court Seatsabout in the New York Review of Books, Why You Won’t Get Your Day in Court (Yve
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 days ago
about in the New York Review of Books, Why You Won’t Get Your Day in Court (Yves posted about his article here, Judge Jed Rakoff Throws Down Gauntlet to Judges on Lack of Due Process in America). But there’s a big difference between lawyering... Read more
18d
New York Post
Linking Palin ad to shooting was ‘honest mistake’: NY Times lawyersaid on Friday. “There was an honest mistake in posting the editorial,” lawyer
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
said on Friday. “There was an honest mistake in posting the editorial,” lawyer David Schultz told Manhattan federal Judge Jed Rakoff. Last week, Palin sued the Times over a June 14th editorial that stated there was a “direct” link between one of... Read more
20d
Slate
Should There Be Age Limits for Federal Judges?their beliefs? Richard Posner: I believe there should be mandatory retirement
Slate / Posted 20 days ago
their beliefs? Richard Posner: I believe there should be mandatory retirement for all judges at a fixed age, probably 80. Jed Rakoff: Life tenure is what guarantees federal judges their independence, enabling them to speak their minds freely,... Read more

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