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Meeting minutes from a 1990 meeting conducted at the Hays Adams hotel in Washington, D.C. and chaired by judge Robert M. Parker. Topics discussed include the selection of pilot districts and the formation of district advisory groups
This timeline includes tasks that are to be completed by the Administrative Office, the Judicial Conference, and the Federal Judicial Center
L. Ralph Mecham apologizes to Senator Biden for remarks attributed to him in a recent Legal Times article regarding S. 2648. He attaches a letter written 06/12/1990 by William Renquist, who distances the Judicial Conference from Mecham's remarks
Article announcing the agreement between the Senate Judiciary Committee and The Judicial Conference (Los Angeles Daily Journal)
Announces the approval of the Judicial Conference's 14-point plan to improve case management practices
This article is about Judicial Conference adoption, by ballot, of a 14-point program to address the problems of cost and delay in civil litigation through improved case management. (The Third Branch, Vol. 22, No. 5)
L. Ralph Mecham informs all members of the Judicial Conference that their vote to oppose S. 2027 at last month's Judicial Conference session was unanimous. He attaches the 14-point plan for case management reform that the Peckham subcommittee wrote in response to the legislation, as well as correspondence dated 4/4/1990 and 4/6/1990 between Senator Joseph Biden and Chief Justice William Rehnquist regarding legislative proceedings.
Karen K. Siegel sends drafts of Judicial Conference alternatives to the Biden Bill to members of the subcommittee on the bill
Administrative Office Director L. Ralph Mecham transmits proposed revisions to the Biden Bill and a letter from Chief Justice William Rehnquist to members of the Judicial Conference Subcommittee on the Biden Bill.
The Judicial Conference's proposed revision to the Biden Bill