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The Narrowing Scope of Appellate Review: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

In every Western jurisdiction, there are two competing conceptions of appellate review. The interventionist conception of appellate review allows appeal courts to readily correct errors on any issue other than those that are tied to the trial judge’s situation advantage. The deferential conception of appellate review allows appeal judges to intervene only when there are […] Read more