Merritt McAlister

University of Florida Levin College of Law

P.O. Box 117625

Gainesville, FL 32611-7625

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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1,559

SSRN CITATIONS

4

CROSSREF CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Missing Decisions

169 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1101 (2021), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 20-44
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 12 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 422 (128,360)
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federal courts, unpublished decisions, empirical research, legal research tools, commercial databases, precedent, access to justice, library science

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Rebuilding the Federal Circuit Courts

116 Northwestern U. L. Rev. 1137 (2022), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 21-33
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 385 (142,457)

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federal courts, court reform, access to justice, authorized judgeships, history of authorized judgeships, race and courts, disparate impact of disparate procedures, U.S. Courts of Appeals, unpublished decisions, oral argument, staff attorneys, adding judges, congressional control of courts

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'Downright Indifference': Examining Unpublished Decisions in the Federal Courts of Appeals

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 4, 2020, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-28
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 12 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 332 (167,673)
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unpublished decisions, judicial decisionmaking, courts law, federal courts, access to justice, procedural justice

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White-Collar Courts

76 Vand. L. Rev.1155 (2023), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 23-20
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2023
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 143 (370,130)

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federal courts, civil procedure, access to justice, judicial decision-making, judicial process, separation of powers, judicial supremacy

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Measuring How Stock Ownership Affects Which Judges and Justices Hear Cases

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 103, No. 1163, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
James M. Anderson, Eric Helland and Merritt McAlister
RAND Corporation, Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 98 (490,123)

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Bottom-Rung Appeals

91 Fordham L. Rev. 1355 (2023), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 22-27
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2023
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 97 (493,460)

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federal courts, access to justice, courts of appeals, unpublished decisions, judicial decisionmaking, judicial administration

Managing Out the Federal Appellate Judge

Review of Litigation, 2023
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Feb 2023
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 63 (644,323)

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federal appellate courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals, managerial judges, procedural justice, access to justice, unpublished decisions

Managing Out the Federal Appellate Judge

42 Rev. Litig. 165 (2023), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 24-5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Dec 2023
Merritt McAlister
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 19 (983,642)

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federal appellate process, management style, employees