Ruggero J. Aldisert

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

601 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Stephen Clowney and Jeremy Peterson
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, University of Arkansas - School of Law and Eastern District of California
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Logic, legal education, syllogism, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, reasoning, legal analysis

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Rat Race: Insider Advice on Landing Judicial Clerkships

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 835, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Ryan J. Kirkpatrick and James R. Stevens
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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clerking, clerkships, judiciary, appellate courts, clerkship application process, writing sample, clerkship interview, judges, judging, rat race

3.

Opinion Writing and Opinion Readers

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Meehan Rasch and Matthew P. Bartlett
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, USC Gould School of Law and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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opinion writing, judicial process, legal writing, appellate, judiciary, clerking

4.

The Nature of the Judicial Process: Revisited

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 1, 1980
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 May 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judicial process, Cardozo, common law, legal decision making, judges, judiciary, judging, Aldisert, jurisprudence

5.

Judicial Declaration of Public Policy

Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Vol. 10, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judiciary, judges, judging, judicial process, judicial activism, writing, opinion writing, legal writing, policy, public policy, policy considerations, courts, federal courts, appellate courts

6.

Precedent: What it is and What it Isn't; When Do We Kiss it and When Do We Kill it?

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 605, 1990
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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precedent, judicial process, judiciary, judges, judging, stare decisis, authority, persuasive authority, logic, inductive reasoning, analogical reasoning, inductive reasoning, doctrine, legal logic, logic for lawyers, Aldisert

7.

What Makes a Good Appellate Judge: Four Views

The Pennsylvania Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 5, p. 22, September 1982 , Judges' Journal, Vol. 22, p. 14, Spring 1983
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judging, judiciary, judicial process, what makes a good judge, Aldisert

8.

Logic in Forensic Science

FORENSIC SCIENCE AND LAW: APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL, CRIMINAL AND FAMILY JUSTICE, Chapter 2, Cyril H. Wecht & John T. Rago, eds., 2006
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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logic, forensics, forensic science, law, Aldisert

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Sample Instructions to Law Clerks: Duties of Law Clerks

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 1251, 1973
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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clerking, judges, judging, appellate, instructions to law clerks, duties of law clerks, Aldisert

10.

Philosophy, Jurisprudence and Jurisprudential Temperament of Federal Judges

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 453, 1987
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judging, jurisprudence, judiciary, judicial process, lawmaking, policymaking, Aldisert, judicial philosphy, logic, legal philosophy

11.

The Brennan Legacy: The Art of Judging

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 673, 1999
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Brennan, Supreme Court, federal courts, courts, judges, judging, judiciary, jurisprudence, judicial process, Aldisert

12.

The Role of the Courts in Contemporary Society

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, Spring 1977
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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courts, federal courts, state courts, judges, judging, judicial process, separation of powers, federalism, judiciary, Aldisert, legal history, role of the courts

13.

Legal Science vs. Science in Law

Scalpel & Quill, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1972, Legal Medicine Annual, Vol. 19, p. 369, 1972, Journal of Forensic Science, Vol. 17, p. 345, 1972
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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law, science, judicial process, forensic science, legal forensics, science in law, legal science, Aldisert, forensics

14.

All Right, Retired Judges, Write!

Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Vol. 8, No. 227, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judging, judiciary, legal scholarship, legal writing, judicial process, Aldisert, cost of legal services, pleading rules

15.

Rambling Through Continental Legal Systems

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 935, 1982
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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comparative law, judicial process, European law, French law, German law, Continental law, Italian law, Aldisert

16.

Book Review: Super Chief: Earl Warren and His Supreme Court, a Judicial Biography; by Bernard Schwartz

California Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 275, 1984
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Warren, Supreme Court, Schwartz, book review, Aldisert, judiciary, biography

17.

The Appellate Bar: Professional Responsibility and Professional Competence -- A View from the Jaundiced Eye of One Appellate Judge

Capital University Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 445, 1982
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Appellate, professional responsibility, professional competence, aldisert, judicial process

18.

Adjective Law: Civil Procedure

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 491, 1966
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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procedure, civil procedure, judicial process, state courts, state procedure, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania procedure, Court of Common Pleas, Aldisert, court reform, judges, judging, courts, court administration, judicial efficiency

19.

Introduction to the Third Circuit Review: Advice to Law Review Writers

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 828, 1985
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Third Circuit, review, Aldisert, opinion writing, legal scholarship, legal writing, law reviews, legal criticism, judges, judging, judicial process, judiciary, jurisprudence, federal courts, courts

20.

Opinion Writers and Law Review Writers: A Community and Continuity of Approach

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 139, 1977
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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opinion writing, legal writing, legal scholarship, law reviews, law review writing, legal criticism, appellate law, opinions, judges, judging, judiciary, judicial process, Aldisert

21.

Perspective from the Bench on the Value of Clinical Appellate Training of Law Students

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 75, No. 645, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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clinical education, appellate law, appeals, court of appeals, judicial process, legal education, criminal appeals, Aldisert

22.

Federal Courts and Extraterritorial Antitrust Law: Enlightened Self Interest or Yankee Imperialism?

University of Pittsburgh Journal of Law & Commerce, Vol. 5, No. 415, 1985
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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antitrust, extraterritorial, Aldisert, federal courts, judicial process

23.

The Honorable Ralph Cappy: Distinguished Keeper of the King's Bench Tradition

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 47, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judiciary, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, memorial tribute, Ralph Cappy, Cappy, Aldisert

24.

Carol Los Mansmann: Daughter of Pittsburgh

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 15, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judiciary, Third Circuit, memorial tribute, Carol Mansmann, Mansmann, Carol Los Mansmann, Aldisert

25.

The House of the Law

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 755, 1986
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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courts, federal courts, jurisprudence, judges, judging, judiciary, judicial process

26.

Judicial Expansion of Federal Jurisdiction: A Judge's Thoughts on Section 1983, Comity and the Federal Caseload

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 1973, No. 557, 1973
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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federal courts, courts, judiciary, judicial process, jurisdiction, federal jurisdiction, comity, section 1983, civil rights, federal caseload, federalism, judicial economy, judicial reform, Aldisert

27.

A Tribute to Judge Weis

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 917, 1988
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Judge Weis, Weis, tribute, Third Circuit, judges, judiciary, judicial process, Aldisert

28.

In Memoriam: Max Rosenn: An Ideal Appellate Judge

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 154, No. 1025, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, judging, appellate, judiciary, judicial process, Rosenn, Aldisert

29.

A Metropolitan Court Conquers its Backlog - Part I: Statistics, Procedures and Policies

Judicature, Vol. 51, p. 202, January 1968
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judging, court procedure, calendar control, municipal courts, state courts, backlog, case management, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aldisert

30.

Appellate Justice

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 11, No. 317, 1978
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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appellate courts, courts, judicial process, judiciary, judges, judging, appellate process, appellate, justice on appeal, Aldisert, Carrington, Meador, Rosenberg

31.

Is Your Good Counsel Also Wise?

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 414, 1968
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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courts, state courts, judges, judiciary, judicial process, judicial effectiveness, judicial efficiency, Pennsylvania courts, Court of Common Pleas, Aldisert, settlement, tort law, torts, personal injury law, legal practice, practice of law, trial lawyers

32.

Remarks of the Honorable Ruggero J. Aldisert (at Application of Antitrust Laws to Labor-Related Activities Symposium)

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 337, 1983
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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antitrust, labor law, bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, National Labor Relations Act, Aldisert

33.

On Being Civil to Younger

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 181, 1979
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Younger v. Harris, federal injunction of state proceedings, judicial restraint, federal courts, courts, judges, judging, judicial process, state courts, judiciary, Aldisert

34.

Wanted: New Medical Diagnostic Techniques to Cut Metropolitan Court Backlogs

Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Vol. 113, No. 6, June 1965
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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torts, personal injury, whiplash, judicial process, judiciary, judges, judging, judicial efficiency, Aldisert, traffic accidents, state courts, courts, settlement, legal medicine, legal diagnostic techniques

35.

A Metropolitan Court Conquers its Backlog - Part III: Taxpayers' Expense and Law Firm Management

Judicature, Vol. 51, p. 298, March 1968
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judging, court procedure, calendar control, municipal courts, state courts, backlog, case management, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aldisert

36.

The Judicial Conference and the New Bankruptcy Act

American Bar Association Journal, Vol. 65, No. 229, 1979
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Bankruptcy Act, Judicial Conference, Aldisert, bankruptcy

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A Metropolitan Court Conquers its Backlog - Part II: From Pure Pre-Trial to Compulsory Settlement Conferences

Judicature, Vol. 51, p. 247, February 1968
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judging, court procedure, calendar control, municipal courts, state courts, backlog, case management, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aldisert

38.

State of the Circuit Address (1984)

Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, Vol. 47, January 1985
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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courts, federal courts, Third Circuit, judiciary, jurisprudence, judicial process, judges, judging, administration of justice, Bankruptcy Amendment and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, case load, dispute resolution, federal jurisdiction, Aldisert

39.

Goodbye, Dean, and Welcome Back, Provost-Professor

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 951, 1993
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, legal education, Nordenberg, Mark A. Nordenberg, Aldisert

40.

State Courts and Federalism in the 1980's: Comment

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 821, 1981
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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courts, state courts, federal courts, federalism, 1980s, judges, judging, judiciary, judicial process, Aldisert

41.

State of the Third Circuit Address 1986

New Jersey Law Journal, Vol. 118, p. 429, 1986
Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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Third Circuit, courts, federal courts, judiciary, judges, judging, judicial process, Aldisert

Other Papers (4)

Total Downloads: 97    Citations: 0
1.

James Hunter III: The Lawyer in Judge's Clothing

Temple Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 807, 1989
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Hunter, James Hunter, James Hunter III, Aldisert, memorial tribute

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The English Appellate Process: A Distant Second to Our Own? A Review of Appellate Justice in England and the United States: A Comparative Analysis

Judicature, Vol. 75, p. 48, June-July 1991
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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comparative law, appellate law, appellate justice, judicial process, judges, judging, jurisprudence, judiciary, English law, Aldisert

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Golden Pen Award Acceptance Remarks of the Honorable Ruggero J. Aldisert

Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 15 (2009)
Posted: 30 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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writing, legal writing, judiciary, judicial process, Aldisert

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A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.: A Remembrance

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 549, 2001
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Ruggero J. Aldisert
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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judges, courts, federal courts, tribute, Higginbotham, A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., Pennsylvania, judicial process, Aldisert