JCUSJudicial Conference of the United States
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For each sampled network, we estimated 1) total numbers of herpetofauna species' EOOs overlapped; 2) overlap for species classified by their IUCN risk status (Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable, Near Threatened, Data Deficient, Least Concern); 3) JCUs and corridors containing the greatest proportions of overlap; and 4) the proportion of the species' EOO overlapped by the network.
The JCUs with the greatest overlap of endemic amphibian and reptile distributions in the NCA jaguar network were the Chimalapas (n = 59) in Southern Mexico and the Sierra de las Minas in Guatemala (n = 46).
Similarly, the western Honduras corridors spanning the north coast are more likely to link JCUs between Guatemala and Honduras (Castaneda et al., 2011).
federal courts, the JCUS and Circuit Councils are composed of approximately half trial judges and half appellate judges, which gives trial courts significant representation, if not proportional representation.
(106) This, again, finds parallel in the United States, where one trial court judge and one appellate judge from each of the regional circuits is appointed to the JCUS. (107) This would ensure that the Council will not be dominated by those close to the power structure in Kathmandu, and that problems and issues unique to one province or region would not be overlooked by a Council unaware and unacquainted with such problems.
In the United States, for example, one of the top priorities for the JCUS (an all-judge council), and consequently its administrative staff, has been increasing the pay of the judges.
In the 1990s, though, the JCUS began to carve out exceptions to that general position.
(18) At that meeting, the JCUS adjusted its position regarding CAFA, adopting a resolution stating that "the use of minimal diversity of citizenship may be appropriate to the maintenance of significant multi-state class action litigation in the federal courts." (19) The resolution went on to "oppose class action legislation that contains jurisdictional provisions that are similar to those in the bills introduced in the 106th and 107th Congresses," (20) and encouraged Congress