Appellate Law

Statistics Confirm Growing Rarity of Oral Arguments at Third Circuit

, The Legal Intelligencer


In May 2006, one of the shining stars of the entire federal appellate judiciary, and of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in particular, passed away. One of the many things that distinguished Judge Edward R. Becker from his many colleagues was the extent to which he valued the benefit of appellate oral argument.

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