Justice Lies in the District: The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1902-1960

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In 1902 a new federal district court court was established to serve a broad segment of the Texas Gulf Coast region, including Houston. In the use of its discretion to choose between "private" and "public" law, this court for many years served the interests of the region's economic and political elite and helped stabilize a fast-changing economy that was undergoing wild swings of boom and bust. After 1945, however, the court reluctantly began to address growing demands for public law enforcement of national policies, ...

Justice Lies in the District: The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1902-1960 1993, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890965207

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