Judicial discipline and tenure proposals. by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.

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  • Judges -- United States -- Discipline.,
  • Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.

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SeriesAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Legislative analyses, 96th Congress ; no. 10, AEI legislative analyses ;, 96th Congress, no. 10.
LC ClassificationsKF8779.Z9 A44
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Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL4463595M
ISBN 100844702250
LC Control Number79127236

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Box In the United States, this is reflected in the legislative palliatives relating to judicial pensions and senior status for life tenure judges, as well as in proposals made in the s, s and s to introduce mandatory retirement for federal judges and more recently to introduce fixed terms for the Supreme Court.

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