Keeton on judging in the American legal system / Robert E. Keeton
- Basic ideas about judging in a legal system -- Law and facts -- Tailoring tests for deciding cases -- Recurring themes in tests for legal accountability -- Limits on state and national governmental powers -- Change and its consequences -- Making merits and managerial decisions -- Independence and commitment of the third branch -- Judge and jury -- A judge's writing and speaking -- Judging statutes -- More about reasoned choice -- More about legal tests -- More about professional roles -- Managing cases and caseloads -- Pretrial motions for judgment. and Overseeing trials and other evidentiary proceedings -- More about deciding disputes involving facts, law, risk, cause, and duty -- More about judge and jury -- Judgments.
- "Part One ... contains substantial portions of material that appeared in my book Judging (West 1990), and less extensive materials from Judging also have been included elsewhere in the book"--Acknowledgments.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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