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    Courts in the Age of New Media

    Participants talked about the impact of social media on the courts and judicial process. Among the topics they addressed were the use of social media and blogs to disseminate real-time news…

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    Impact of Judicial Vacancies on Civil and Criminal Cases

    Russell Wheeler talked about federal judicial vacancies. According to the Washington Post, vacancies have nearly doubled since President Obama took office. They are largely due to retirements,…

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    Immigration and the Courts

    A Judicial Issues Forum was held on the problems aliens suspected of being in the United States illegally face as they encounter state and federal courts in various ways. Panelists talked about…

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    State of Appellate Courts

    A panel discussion was held on the future of the appellate courts. The panelists discussed the scope and work of appellate courts, the volume of cases sent to appeals courts, resources…

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    Reshaping the Supreme Court

    Moderated by Mr. Taylor, the panelists talked about the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Other topics…

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    Supreme Court Judicial Fellows Program

    Four current and former Supreme Court judicial fellows discussed their work for the Supreme Court and their experiences in applying and working in the judicial fellows program. The…

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