Tag: Reform

Daines Calls to Split the Ninth Circuit, Give Montanans Fair Access to Courts

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today called to reform the United States Court of Appeals system for the Ninth Circuit by sponsoring the Judicial Efficiency Improvement Act. As part of the Ninth Circuit, Montanans and other citizens are unable to have their cases heard in a timely manner, and are therefore being denied equal access to justice,” Daines said. “By splitting the Ninth Circuit, it will help improve America’s judicial system.” The bill would split the Ninth Circuit and make the headquarters of the new Twelfth Circuit, which would include Montana, in Seattle. In addition the bill would add four new