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It may even serve to improve judicial decision making by making judges aware of predispositions that might unintentionally affect their decisional processes.
(1) One modern incarnation of the debate involves the validity and meaning of empirical legal studies, a breed of scholarship that codes information about judicial decisions and uses statistical analysis to describe judicial behavior.
* ensuring the rationality of the judicial decision (not arbitrary).
The impact of that ruling could be far-reaching on developers, who have welcomed previous judicial decisions backing the need for an EIA and its early completion.
To be sure, originalism has considerable theoretical strengths: It is straightforward; it reduces judicial discretion by focusing on constitutional text and history (which leaves more room for decision making by the democratically elected branches of government); and its insistence that the ratifiers' understanding should govern judicial decision making helps to put judicial decision making on a more democratic footing since ratification was more or less a democratic act.
Jennifer Granholm has announced that a "legal cloud" is hovering, and benefits for some employees and families are being withheld pending a judicial decision on whether the law's language precludes them.
In addition to its advocacy in Juneau, WCCA keeps a close eye on judicial decision at every level and works closely with workers' compensation administrators to ensure that the employer's voice is heard.
Relationship between Political Question and Judicial Decision. Political questions are resolved into judicial questions only when judicial decisions are handed down before the political controversy is settled.
She was convicted and sentenced to 12 months in prison over an e-mail she sent to another magistrate, asking him to explain why she should not demote him because he had supported the appeal of a fellow magistrate against Fingleton's judicial decision to transfer her.
Using two major controversies as examples, the Tellico Dam/Snail Darter Supreme Court case and the spotted owl threat to logging in the Northwest, Petersen shows how litigation and judicial decision making have played a large role in the modern environmental movement.
National surveys of voters and state judges commissioned by the Justice at Stake Campaign show that 76 percent of voters and 26 percent of judges believe that campaign contributions have at least some influence on judicial decisions. Remarkably, a survey in Texas indicates that not only does a majority of the public perceive that campaign contributions have an effect on judicial decision making, but so do almost half of Texas judges.
Richard Delgado and Jean Stefanic have examined a series of legal decisions they consider to be "serious moral errors,""embarrassingly inhumane decisions," and "moral abominations." Departing from their exploration of bad judicial decision making, this paper points out some examples of bad decision making in higher education.

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