The absence of dissents in the early post-Accord years may have reflected, at least in part, how the Committee was organized and the nature of the policy directives issued by the Committee.
The increased frequency of FOMC meetings after 1955 meant more opportunities for members to dissent, and over time dissents did become more frequent.
One of the leading arguments in favour of published dissents is that a judge has a "right to dissent.
The final, and perhaps the strongest, argument for published dissents is that they are an expression of judicial innovation and creativity which contributes to the evolution of the law.
Most Justices seem to agree that dissents on issues of statutory construction deserve less repetition.
86) This factor is particularly relevant to strategic sustained dissents.
influenced by strongly worded dissents in the cases being overturned.
strongly influenced by the dissents in their antecedents, penned by
In Furman he wrote a separate dissent to offer a set of "somewhat personal comments":
His dissent featured sharp rhetoric and a tone of disillusionment that came to characterize his subsequent death-penalty writings.
Many Second Circuit dissents have come down before and after the time frame of this study.
37) Judge Livingston has the next highest number of dissents and also a high percentage.
14) Perhaps Lief carves out an alternate path between his and Tushnet's position on Holmes's dissents, one that does not essentialize Holmes as contrarian or conformist.
This essay will describe the form and function of dissents and show how and why Holmes devised new ways of dissenting.
Consequently, most dissents
are expressions of honest disagreements about what the law is in a particular case.