Handbook for judges : an anthology of inspirational and other helpful writings for members of the judiciary /

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Other Authors: Carroll, Donald K. (Editor)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Chicago, Illinois : American Judicature Society, 1961.
Series:Legal classics library.
Congress and the courts.
Online Access:HeinOnline Legal Classics Library
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Table of Contents:
  • part I. Judicial ethics. Canons of judicial ethics ; Rules for judicial guidance / Matthew Hale
  • part II. The essential qualities of a judge. Essay "Of judicature" / Francis Bacon ; The role of sense of justice in adjudication of causes / Oran M. Roberts ; The lion and the throne / Catherine Drinker Bowen ; The art of being a judge / Leon R. Yankwich ; The judge as a leader: the embodiment of the ideal of justice / Arch M. Cantrall ; The personality of the judge / Bernard L. Shientag ; The model circuit judge / John W. Akin ; Some excerpts from "the nature of the judicial process" / Benjamin N. Cardozo ; Good judges, better judges, best judges / Walter V. Schaefer ; The judicial temperament / John Buchan ; The duty of judges: a government of laws and not of men / Brockenbrough Lamb ; A judge judges judges / Armistead M. Dobie ; Fifty years of federal judicial service / Learned Hand ; The judicial office / John J. Parker
  • part III. The challenge to the judiciary. The need for law reform / Arthur T. Vanderbilt ; The causes of popular dissatisfaction with the administration of justice / Roscoe Pound ; Improving the administration of justice today / William J. Brennan, Jr. ; Justice and politics: judgments and sentiments / Piero Calamandrei ; The contribution of an independent judiciary to civilization / Learned Hand ; To strengthen the courts strengthens America / Robert G. Simmons
  • part IV: The spiritual side of judging. The spiritual quality of justice / Harold R. Medina ; Some verses from the Holy Bible about judging ; Prayers for judges ; The judge and his God: "We are not the masters" / Harold R. Medina
  • Suggested reading for judges.