Abner J. Mikva

Document Type



Abner J. Mikva is a Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Mikva served five terms in the United States House of Representatives. This article is a slightly revised version of a speech given at the University of Dayton School of Law on March 29, 1990. The notes accompanying this article cite only to authority and are not essential to comprehension of the text. See Mikva, "Goodbye to Footnotes," 56 U. Colo. L. Rev. 647 (1985).

Publication Date


Included in

Law Commons



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.