The Role of Trial Judges in State Court Reform: The Case of Mississippi
Winkle, John W., III, Oswald, Robert H., Judicature
Working together with other actors in the legal community, the Trial Judges Liaison Committee enhanced the administration of justice in Mississippi.
Judicial reform efforts seldom succeed without coordinated support from the legal community, including rank and file judges. That said, as a general rule it is challenging within the passively designed Third Branch to mobilize judges to action, much less encourage others in the legal community to join them. And that was especially true in the 1980s in Mississippi when a small number of trial judges' initiated informal and ongoing discussions about the challenges facing the state court system. Among their concerns were these …
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Publication information: Article title: The Role of Trial Judges in State Court Reform: The Case of Mississippi. Contributors: Winkle, John W., III - Author, Oswald, Robert H. - Author. Journal title: Judicature. Volume: 91. Issue: 6 Publication date: May/June 2008. Page number: 288+. © American Judicature Society Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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