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Anti-Plaintiff Bias in the Federal Appellate Courts
Cornell Law Faculty Publications
  • Kevin M. Clermont, Cornell Law School
  • Theodore Eisenberg, Cornell Law School
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
12-1-2000
Keywords
  • Federal courts,
  • Appellate courts,
  • Jury trials,
  • Appeals
Disciplines
Abstract

A recent study of appellate outcomes reveals that defendants succeed significantly more often than plaintiffs on appeal from civil trials-especially from jury trials.

Publication Citation
Published in: Judicature, vol. 84, no. 3 (November-December 2000).
Citation Information
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg. "Anti-Plaintiff Bias in the Federal Appellate Courts" (2000)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kevin_clermont/52/