Compares provisions of H.R. 4241, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, with Senate proposals to split the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Reviews debate concerning splitting the Ninth Circuit, focusing on geography and population, efficiency, circuit rulings, and judges' opinions on proposed split; and analyzes the outlook for splitting the Court.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Proposals in the 109th Congress to Split the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals