The Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals suggested in its final report a division of the Ninth Circuit. Congress presented many bills that would carry out the commission's suggestion. These events may have a significant effect on the future of the federal appellate courts.
An Update on the Ninth Circuit Debate,
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