TITLE

Exploring Inefficiencies in the U.S. Legal System

AUTHOR(S)
Pappas, Anthony
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Proceedings of the New York State Economics Association;2016, Vol. 9, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
While economists have analyzed and helped reform Wall Street and the Health care system, less attention has been devoted to the legal system of the United States. Inefficiencies and inconsistencies are explored and solutions proposed with regard to the following areas and others: A. Expanding the number of Supreme Court justices B. Court delays have gotten so long that they can be deemed unconstitutional according to a recent lawsuit. C. Vague laws enacted by Congress result in the Judiciary branch writing laws rather than interpreting them. Without clear legislation, the Judiciary then develops “case law”. Confusion and ambiguity can abound.
ACCESSION #
124160264

 

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