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October 24, 2017

This page includes orders related to the court’s continuing jurisdiction after the entry of the confirmation order for purposes of implementing the plan and closing the case. The judge’s post confirmation jurisdiction over Chapter 9 cases remains subject to the sovereignty of the state and the potential Tenth Amendment issues.

Postconfirmation is one of several Chapter 9 Online Repository categories.

October 19, 2017

The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from requiring a criminal defendant to pay "excessive bail" in order to get out of jail before trial. Nevertheless, nearly half a million people across the country are in pretrial detention. The collateral consequences of detention can affect a defendant's employment status, housing situation, and mental health, among other facets of his or her life.

October 19, 2017

The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from requiring a criminal defendant to pay "excessive bail" in order to get out of jail before trial. Nevertheless, nearly half a million people across the country are in pretrial detention.

July 19, 2017

Some of the nation's top legal scholars discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016–2017 term and analyze the decisions that are most likely to affect the work of federal judges. Among the decisions discussed will be those involving the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments as well as criminal law and procedure, patent law, and the federal courts.

March 1, 1998

The Court Historian, Issue Number 9

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August 2, 1993
Robert W. Kastenmeier

In 1990, Congress created the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal, who's charge included investigation of problems related to the discipline and removal of life-tenured federal judges, and evaluation of alternatives to current arrangements for judicial discipline and removal, including statutory and constitutional amendments.

January 1, 1993
Robert W. Kastenmeier

In 1990, Congress created the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal, who's charge included investigation of problems related to the discipline and removal of life-tenured federal judges, and evaluation of alternatives to current arrangements for judicial discipline and removal, including statutory and constitutional amendments. The Commission was instructed to submit its findings and recommendations to the President, Congress, and the Chief Justice of the United States.

January 1, 1993
Robert W. Kastenmeier

In 1990, Congress created the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal, who's charge included investigation of problems related to the discipline and removal of life-tenured federal judges, and evaluation of alternatives to current arrangements for judicial discipline and removal, including statutory and constitutional amendments. The Commission was instructed to submit its findings and recommendations to the President, Congress, and the Chief Justice of the United States.

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