This article addresses a little known role of the United States Courts of Appeals to review district court procedures. The discussion begins with this role assigned by the Judicial Improvements and Access to Justice Act of 1988 and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 83. The article then analyzes how the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit discharges this role.
Local Procedural Review in the Eighth Circuit,
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