David R. Stras

United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

Judge

300 South 4th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55415

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Are Senior Judges Unconstitutional?

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 92, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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senior judges, federal courts, retirement

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The Supreme Court's Gatekeepers: The Role of Law Clerks in the Certiorari Process

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-61
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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supreme court, law clerks, cert pool

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Why Supreme Court Justices Should Ride Circuit Again

Minnesota Law Review, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-67
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Circuit Riding, Supreme Court, Justices

Retaining Life Tenure: The Case for a Golden Parachute

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 83, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Retaining Life Tenure: The Case for a Golden Parachute

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-23
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Aug 2005
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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What My Grandparents’ Experiences in the Holocaust Taught Me About the First Amendment

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 2021
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Holocaust, First Amendment, free speech, free exercise, Nazi, concentration camps

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Understanding the New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2008
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Supreme Court, judicial nominations, judicial appointments, nominees

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Explaining Plurality Decisions

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 99, 2011, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
David R. Stras and James F. Spriggs II
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
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Supreme Court, Plurality Decisions, Justices, Opinions

8.

Pierce Butler: A Supreme Technician

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, 2009, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2009
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Pierce Butler, Supreme Court, Four Horsemen

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The Supreme Court's Declining Plenary Docket: A Membership-Based Explanation

Constitutional Commentary, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-39
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Supreme Court, plenary docket

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Navigating the New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2009
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Judicial Appointments, Supreme Court, Justices, Veto Threats, Strategic Selection

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An Empirical Analysis of Life Tenure: A Response to Professors Calabresi & Lindgren

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2007, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-63
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
David R. Stras and Ryan W. Scott
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Supreme Court, life tenure, Justices

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The New Politics of Judicial Appointments

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, 2008, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Supreme Court, judicial nominations, judicial appointments, nominees

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The Rising Caseload in the Fourth Circuit: A Statistical and Institutional Analysis

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Shaun M. Pettigrew and David R. Stras
University of Minnesota Law School and United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Fourth Circuit, Caseloads, Docket, Law Clerks, Unpublished Opinions

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Justice Scalia and the Criminal Law

86 University of Cincinnati Law Review 743 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, New York University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School and The Heritage Foundation
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Justice Scalia, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Sixth Amendment

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The Incentives Approach to Judicial Retirement

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-45
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
David R. Stras
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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How First Amendment Procedures Protect First Amendment Substance

65 Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 185 (2015), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-08, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Erik S. Jaffe, PC; Free Speech and Election Law Practice Group, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Graves Garrett LLC, George Washington University - Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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Foreword: The Future of the Supreme Court: Institutional Reform and Beyond

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, 2006, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
David R. Stras and Karla Vehrs
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Supreme Court, Institutional Reform, Future