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Judges and Judiciary,
Appellate Practice

Apr. 2, 2024

Predicting appellate outcomes based on the panel

Two recent studies examine how the personal and professional backgrounds of appellate judges affect their decisions on the standard of review and the favorability of certain parties.

Benjamin G. Shatz

Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Appellate Law (Certified), Litigation


Benjamin is a certified specialist in appellate law who co-chairs the Appellate Practice Group at Manatt in the firm's Los Angeles office. Exceptionally Appealing appears the first Tuesday of the month.


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