TITLE

"As You Like It: Senior Federal Judges and the Political Economy of Judicial Tenure,"

AUTHOR(S)
S. L. W.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Justice System Journal;2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the article "As You Like It: Senior Federal Judges and the Political Economy of Judicial Tenure," by Albert Yoon. The paper searches why federal judges, when eligible, take senior status rather than continuing in active status or retiring from the bench. The author stressed that Yoon's paper is significant contribution to the cognition of judicial tenure and retirement, particularly given the limited literature on the subject.
ACCESSION #
20316626

 

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