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Fifty years of justice : a history of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Author: James M Denham
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida : The Historical Society of United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Inc., [2015] ©2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book looks at the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida, which represents about 1/2 of Florida's population and is one of the busiest courts in the state, interpreting and applying Supreme Court decisions in cases such as the Terry Schaivo "right to die" case.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Denham, James M.
Fifty years of justice
(DLC) 2014043924
(OCoLC)889164841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Denham
ISBN: 9780813055213 0813055210
OCLC Number: 1052501453
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: From the Southern to the U.S. Middle District of Florida, 1950s-1962 --
The U.S. Middle District of Florida, first years, 1962-1968 --
The Middle District and civil rights, 1962-1968 --
Adjudicating equality continues: the Middle District and school desegregation, 1968-1976 --
The Middle District and the war on crime, 1968-1976 --
Growing pains, constitutional questions, and bankruptcy, 1976-1980 --
A new era begins: the Reagan years, 1980-1988 --
Drugs, drugs, and more drugs, 1980-1988 --
Mad dogs, spies, and international weapons dealers --
Income tax evasion, the death penalty, the environment, the aids epidemic, desegregation, and voting and employment discrimination, 1980-1988 --
New judges, new challenges, 1988-1992 --
The court expands and confronts antigovernment activity, 1992-2000 --
Bankruptcy in the Middle District, 1984-2000 --
First amendment, abortion rights, employment discrimination, and school desegregation litigation runs its course, 1992-2000 --
Drugs, outlaws, fraud, pollution, endangered species, and a baby named Sabrina --
"It's a tidal wave ... and I"m not kidding about it!" --
Into the new century, 2000-2004 --
Contesting sentencing guidelines, the Patriot Act, terrorism, and cases involving international questions --
Constitutional questions of the twenty-first-century court --
Income tax evasion, medicare fraud, organized crime, environmental disputes, and bankruptcy --
Closing arguments and taking stock: fifty years of justice.
Responsibility: James M. Denham.

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This book looks at the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida, which represents about 1/2 of Florida's population and is one of the busiest courts in the state, interpreting and applying Supreme Court decisions in cases such as the Terry Schaivo "right to die" case.

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