President’s Message

Labor and employment law cases take up a considerable percentage of every federal judge’s civil docket. From my 12 years of experience on the bench, I can attest that litigating such cases requires extreme competence, devotion, knowledge of the applicable substantive, procedural and evidentiary law, and lots of preparation, both on plaintiff and defendant’s sides. These cases also call for expertise at the administrative level—in many cases a jurisdictional prerequisite to coming to federal court.

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Two familiar issues may dominate the federal judiciary’s policy agenda in Washington in the year ahead: Budget pressures created by continued fiscal austerity and the confirmation of judicial nominees to a persistently large number of vacancies on the federal bench.

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