The Hands Lecture: Adjudication in the Age of Disagreement
14 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2018 Last revised: 7 Jun 2018
Date Written: October 26, 2016
What explains the praise for the mid-century Second Circuit? What made the tribunal strong? What role did judges play in our system of governance such that the Second Circuit’s particular virtues held such a distinctive place in the tradition of adjudication? The answer lies in the relationship between a central tradition of the Second Circuit and one of the great questions we face as a society today. That question is how to deal with disagreement.
Keywords: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Adjudication, Disagreement, Legal History, Courts, Federal Courts
JEL Classification: K10, K30, K40
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