Judicial Governance


, Fix The Court
“Wholly Inadequate”: In Light of Useless Change to PACER, Advocates Call on Congress to Advance Bills That Would Make It Free
Anthony Marcum

From Fix The Court:

“As the judiciary often notes, it’s true that a large percentage of PACER’s revenue comes from commercial enterprises that can afford it. But it’s also certain that too…

The ABA has not met the bar
Anthony Marcum

Ever since the Eisenhower administration, the American Bar Association has enjoyed a preferred seat at the judicial nominations table. For decades, presidents allowed the ABA to vet nominees even…

, Iowa Starting Line
Why And How To Make SCOTUS More Accessible
Anthony Marcum

From Iowa Starting Line:

Anthony Marcum, a member of the policy team at R Street Institute and a federal judiciary researcher, said there was a number of benefits to witnessing Supreme Court…

Troubling Copyright Bill Goes to the US Senate
Anthony Marcum

From TidBITS:

The EFF has explained more about the CASE Act, and the nonprofit, nonpartisan R Street Institute has also come out against the CASE Act.

Why Congress Can’t Sue to End Military Conflicts
Anthony Marcum

As the Supreme Court has reminded the legislature: ‘Congress has a broad range of legislative authority it can use to stop a President’s war making.’ Oversight, appropriations and legislation,…

, Pogo
Advocates Support Inspector General Access Act for DOJ Attorney Accountability
Kevin Kosar

The Honorable Mike Lee
United States Senate

The Honorable Marsha Blackburn
United States Senate

The Honorable Charles Grassley
United States Senate

The Honorable Lisa Murkowski

Statement to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on Why PACER is a Barrier to Federal Court Accessibility
Anthony Marcum

Submitted Statement for the Record of
Anthony Marcum
Fellow, Governance Project
R Street Institute
Before the
Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
Committee on…

Search and Destroy: Inside the Campaign against Brett Kavanaugh
Shoshana Weissmann & Anthony Marcum

From Search and Destroy: Inside the Campaign against Brett Kavanaugh:

The stream-of-consciousness tweets from @senatorshoshana, similar to those a campaign puts out during a presidential debate,…

R Sheet on PACER Reform
Anthony Marcum & Aubrey Neal

The federal judiciary created PACER as a tool to ensure that lower courts’ documents, records and filings were publicly accessible—a core principle of America’s judicial system. This…

Sen. Whitehouse’s Amicus Op-Ed
Anthony Marcum

The Supreme Court is not set to hear arguments until October, but political controversy surrounding the Court has already hit midseason form.

This month, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., filed an…