A place of recourse : a history of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1803-2003 (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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A place of recourse : a history of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1803-2003

Author: Roberta Sue Alexander
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2005.
Series: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first history of a federal district court in a Midwestern state, 'A Place of Recourse' explains a district court's function and how its mission has evolved. The court has grown from an obscure  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alexander, Roberta Sue, 1943-
Place of recourse.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 05007550
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Sue Alexander
ISBN: 9780821441428 0821441426 9780821416020 0821416022
OCLC Number: 84691777
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 417 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
Contents: The beginning, 1803-1833 --
Humphrey H. Leavitt, 1834-1872 --
The district court at the turn of the century : the gilded age, 1871-1898 --
The progressive era and World War I, 1898-1919 --
From prosperity, to the Great Depression and war, and back again, 1920-1960 --
The court transformed : adjudication, arbitration, and administration, 1960-2003 --
Into the twenty-first century : the district court as a place of recourse, 1960-2003 --
The district court as arbiter, interpreter, and innovator, 1960-2003 --
Who's who : the judges of the Southern District of Ohio.
Series Title: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Responsibility: Roberta Sue Alexander.

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