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Dudziak named prestigious Library of Congress Kluge Chair

Mary L. Dudziak, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law and Director of the Project on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society will hold the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress this fall.
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Shepherd for National Law Review: federal caseload bump "a small price for equal justice"

Diversity jurisdiction protects out-of-state residents from potentially biased state courts, Shepherd writes for the National Law Review. "It is meant to ensure that commercial cases would be heard in an impartial forum to protect foreign litigants from local bias." Adhering the to "minimal diversity" standard called for by Article III of the Constitution would increase federal district courts' caseloads by an estimated 7.7 percent. "An additional 43 cases per year is a small price to pay for equal justice," she writes.
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