The judiciary is often referred to as the "third branch" of the federal government. But U.S. Court of Appeals Judge D. Brooks Smith of the Third Circuit, in a speech to Penn Law students this week, retold a joke told by one newly elected member of the House that would have given the federal courts a demotion.
The Judiciary Is Afloat in Stormy Seas, Circuit Judge Tells Law Students
The Legal Intelligencer
February 7, 2013
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