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Nelson Lund, Two Faces of Judicial Restraint (Or Are There More?) in McDonald v. City of Chicago

63 Fla. L. Rev. 487 (2011)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: Since the days of the Warren Court, conservatives have attacked “judicial activism.” Beginning with Judge Robert Bork’s Supreme Court nomination hearings, and lately with increasing frequency, liberals have sought … Continue reading

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Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa & Joanna M. Shepherd, Legislatures, Judges, and Parole Boards: The Allocation of Discretion Under Determinate Sentencing

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1037 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Criminal sentencing in the United States has undergone sweeping changes in recent decades. The most significant development in sentencing has been the reallocation of power away from judges … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor, Remarks on Judicial Independence

58 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Dedication of the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Friday, September 9, 2005 It is a great pleasure to be here at … Continue reading

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Michael Richard Dimino, Sr., Counter-Majoritarian Power and Judges’ Political Speech

58 Fla. L. Rev. 53 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Judges and judicial candidates are regularly restricted in their political speech and association by two categories of ethical canons that have only recently come under constitutional examination: those … Continue reading

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