The Texas Supreme Court:
A Narrative History, 1836-1986
The Texas Supreme Court Historical Society is pleased to announce the
publication of the first book-length history of the Texas Supreme Court
in almost 100 years. Written by
award-winning author/historian James L. Haley, the book is part of the Society-sponored Texas Legal Studies Series published by the University of Texas Press.
The Society presented a ceremonial
first copy of the book to the Texas
Supreme Court during a special
session of the Court held in the
historic Supreme Court Courtroom in the State Capitol.
See story inside.
Summer 2013 Issue of the TSCHS Journal Now Available
Volume 2, no. 4 of the Society’s e-journal
was distributed to members in June
and is now available for download in pdf format.
Features include the story of early Court Reporter George W, Paschal, by Dylan O. Drummond; an article on preserving fragile court records, by Laura K. Saegert; and an interview with Texas Supreme Court Justice John Devine, by Will Feldman.
The Fall 2013 issue (vol. 3, no. 1) of
the journal was distributed to Society members in October and will be publicly available online in December.
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