Corpus ID: 52231357

Studying the "New" Civil Judges

  title={Studying the "New" Civil Judges},
  author={Anna E. Carpenter and Jessica K. Steinberg and Colleen F. Shanahan and Alyx Mark},
  journal={Wisconsin Law Review},
We know very little about the people and institutions that make up the bulk of the United States civil justice system: state judges and state courts. Our understanding of civil justice is based primarily on federal litigation and the decisions of appellate judges. Staggeringly little legal scholarship focuses on state courts and judges. We simply do not know what most judges are doing in their day-to-day courtroom roles or in their roles as institutional actors and managers of civil justice… Expand
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