House Committee on Judiciary - 62nd R.S. (1971)

Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Streamlining the Texas Judiciary; continuity with change; a report on the Texas Judiciary based on a four-year study by the House Judiciary Committee.
Subjects: Courts | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.62 j898
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View report [135 pages  File size: 6,957 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Continue the comprehensive study of the judicial system of the State of Texas which was begun under authority of HSR 400 as passed by the 61st Legislature, such study to include a comprehensive review of present procedures, case loads, and statistics, involving all courts, civil and criminal, of the State of Texas, beginning at Corporation Court and Justice Court levels and extending all the way up through County Courts, District Courts, Courts of Civil Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Supreme Court, with such study to include also the special courts created by the Legislature, such as Courts of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Courts.
2. Include in its study of the Judicial System a comprehensive review of the structure, organization, procedures, and administration of the judicial system of the State of Texas and develop extensive programs for comprehensive judicial reform, looking toward improvements in the administration of justice in Texas, and also directing its attention toward a possible revision of Article V of the Texas Constitution.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Historical Material on House Reform thru Revisions of the Rules of Procedure of the House of Representatives
Library Call Number: L1801.9 J898h
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View document [44 pages]

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