My purpose in mentioning some of these developments is to point out and to emphasize that the most constructive changes have occurred (1) in the field of procedural law, and (2) in judicial administration. The latter term of course largely refers to methods or mechanics for expediting and handling the business of the courts. The one significant area wherein we have lagged the most is in the field of substantive law evaluation, revision, and improvement.
Robert C. Finley,
Some Observations on the Law and the Nature of the Judicial Process,
35 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J.
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