The Right to Cite: Why Fair and Accountable Courts Should Abandon No-Citation Rules
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice
Author(s): Jessie Allen
Special Collection: The Joyce Foundation
Keywords: Democracy; Fair Courts; Independence & Accountability
This publication offers a critical analysis of no-citation rules currently in effect in several federal circuits and in many state courts. It also provides both constitutional and policy arguments why the U.S. Judicial Conference should adopt proposed Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1, mandating open citation.