Judge Cannon’s Clerkship Problem

In this double-guest special, David Lat shares his original reporting on the exodus of Judge Aileen Cannon’s clerks and its implications for Trump’s classified documents case. Judge David Proctor of the Northern District of Alabama then joins to explain the history and function of the federal judiciary and its committees, including the Judicial Conference.

The Agenda:
Do younger clerks just not understand hard work?
—Judge Cannon’s declining reputation
Delays in Trumps documents case
—How the federal judiciary came to be
—Rule-making process for the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
—Multi-district litigation and its criticisms

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