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Bar Associations Speak Out Against Splitting the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2005-2006
Bar Associations Speak Out Against Splitting the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2005-2006.

Federalism and Separation of Powers: A Court United
A statement of a number of ninth circuit judges opposed to the ninth circuit split.

Summary of Opposition to Splitting the Ninth Court of Appeals
Opponents of proposals to split the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals include the vast majority of judges from the Ninth Circuit, elected officials, bar associations, law professors, prominent practitioners, editorial boards, and civil rights, women's rights, disability rights, labor, health, religious, conservation and other national, state and local groups.

Fact Sheet: Bar Associations Opposing a 9th Circuit Split 2004-2005
Bar Associations Speak Out Against Splitting the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2005-2006.

Elected officials reveal the real ideological reasons behind their drive to split the 9th circuit
The following are statements from elected officials who have sponsored or supported bills to split the Ninth Circuit stating that they support these measures on the explicit basis of ideological concerns

Conservative Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit Fact Sheet
Opposition to splitting the Ninth Circuit is widespread and bipartisan. Below are excerpts from prominent conservatives explaining the basis for their opposition.

Ideologically-Based Efforts to Split the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Fact Sheet on the ideological motivation behind efforts to split the Ninth Circuit.

Arguments for retaining the present structure of the 9th circuit
Arguments by Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder for retaining the present structure of the 9th circuit.