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Burns and Dallet both criticized the Supreme Court for adopting ethical rules that say judges do not have to step aside from cases if the litigants had spent heavily in their campaigns to get on the court.
Civil litigants can employ counsel, depose witnesses, confront their accusers, conduct discovery, and then have their case adjudicated by a judge (using actual rules of evidence) and decided by a jury of their peers.
Access to Justice - Improve access to justice for litigants and victims, including simple wayfinding, efficient transaction counters and pro-se services.
Mladen is currently a litigant in a proceeding pending before in bankruptcy court.
Then, too, some have argued that a criminal justice complex properly belongs downtown in one consolidated location for the convenience of the the lawyers, deputies, judges, litigants and family members visiting each day.
That will obviously help or hinder other litigants.
Lawyers, litigants, and the justices themselves appear to have sought to avoid such ambiguous outcomes this term.
Further, the panel found that upholding Beats' interpretation of section 1717 could undermine the state's constitution, which provides civil litigants the right to have a jury assess damages in breach of contract actions.
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