Article Title

Internal Communication in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Publication Title

Washington University Law Quarterly


This Article, part of a study of intracircuit communication and consistency within the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Ninth Circuits, focuses on the Eighth Circuit's appellate judges' communication with each other, district judges, and judges from outside the circuit. The Article concludes with specific attention to the effects on communication caused by geography and the number of judges on the court.