The rise of judicial management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955-2000 (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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The rise of judicial management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955-2000

Author: Steven Harmon Wilson
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2002.
Series: Studies in the legal history of the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Southern District of Texas offers an especially instructive model by which to study this transformation. Not only does it contain a varied population of Hispanics, African Americans, and whites, but its jurisdiction also includes an international border and some of the busiest seaports in the United States. Wilson identifies several areas of judicial management in which the shift has most clearly manifested
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Harmon Wilson
ISBN: 0820323632 9780820323633
OCLC Number: 49404415
Description: xiv, 559 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The varieties of public school desegregation --
Legislation, litigation, and judicial economy --
The rules and exceptions of border justice --
Managing "our federalism" in the Southern District --
Judicial management of triethnic integration --
Federal criminal justice on trial in the 1970s --
Adjuncts and the oversight of corporate misconduct --
Masters, magistrates, and managerial judges.
Series Title: Studies in the legal history of the South.
Responsibility: Steven Harmon Wilson.
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This study of the US District Court, Southern District of Texas, analyses the changes in its mission, structure, policies and procedures from 1955 to 2000. These efforts are situated within the  Read more...

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