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Judging judges : the investigation of Rose Bird and the California Supreme Court / Preble Stolz.


New York : Free Press, [1981] .
ISBN 9780029316702, 0029316707

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Subjects Bird, Rose Elizabeth.
California. Supreme Court.
Judicial ethics -- California.
Los Angeles times.
Description xxv, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes index.
Contents From the primary to election day : The political context ; The cases discussed in the campaigns : Caudillo ; Proposition 13 ; School busing. The early articles : New West / Jonathan Kirsch ; California Journal / Ed Salzman ; Los Angeles Times / Gene Blake. The campaign against the Chief Justice ; The campaign for the Chief Justice and against Senator Richardson ; A few comments on the campaigns ; Caudillo II -- What might have been discussed in the campaign : How the California Supreme Court came to be great ; The decisions of the Bird Court to the election ; Why Brown selected Bird ; The commission on judicial appointments ; Jerry Brown and the judges ; Bird's predecessors as Chief Justice ; Chief Justice Rose Bird : Bird as administrator of the California court system ; Bird as administrator of the Supreme Court ; Bird's relations with judges and others. The Bird record and why the knowledgeable would not talk about it ; The role of the press in judicial elections -- From election day to the opening of the hearings : Rose Bird wins confirmation ; The Lose Angeles Times November 7 story ; The story behind the Times article ; The reaction with in the court ; The follow-up stories ; The Chief Justice's preemptive strike ; The commission accepts ; The commission proposes a revision of the rules ; The public demands open hearings ; The collapse of the judicial council ; Why the council collapsed ; The council repairs rule 902.5 ; The selection of special counsel ; From Tanner I to the hearings : The court ; The press ; The commission. -- The cases: Tanner, Fox, Levins, and Hawkins : How the court handles its workload ; Conference memos ; Calendar memos ; Tanner's crime and trial : Tanner sentenced by Judge Regan ; The court of appeal decides Tanner ; The memoes behind the Supreme Court decision to hear argument. Clark's and Tobriner's substantive contentions ; Burke and Dorsey ; Tobriner's calendar memorandum ; The posthearing conference and Tobriner's first opinion ; Clark's first dissent ; Bird's separate opinion ; Clark twice revises his dissent ; Manuel's separate dissent ; Tobriner's postelection revisions ; Bird's postelection revisions ; The opinions in Tanner II : Clark ; Newman ; Tobriner ; Bird. The lessons of Tanner ; The facts in Fox : Newman's calendar memorandum ; Newman's opinion ; Richardson's dissent ; The Chief Justice's memorandum to Newman ; Clark's dissent ; Bird's opinion ; The concluding travels of the box in Fox ; Some lessons from Fox. Hawkins and Levins and the ninety-day rule -- The hearings : Hufstedler's opening ; Preliminary motions ; Richardson ; Tobriner : Tobriner on the issues ; The press on Tobriner. Bird : Bird on Newman and Fox ; Bird on Clark and Tanner ; The press on Bird. Clark : The citation of Caudillo ; From August 25 to election day ; Clark after election day ; Clark's report of a Mosk-Tobriner conversation ; Clark tries to take an adversary position ; The press after Clark's testimony. The faceless staff: who were they? ; The division of labor between justices and staff ; Some tentative conclusions about staff and colleagueship ; The end of the public hearings -- The Mosk suit and Newman's disqualification : Mosk and his lawsuit ; The Mosk suit in the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal ; Newman's disqualification ; The departure of Gehrels and Chodos ; The departure of Newman ; Mosk's suit before the Ad Hoc Supreme Court ; The commission's whimpering conclusion ; Who won? -- Some observations about accountability : Lawyers and the court : Counsel in the case ; The bar in general. The law schools and the court ; The justices and the judges: judicial nullification ; The court and the bureaucracy: the decline of professionalism ; The court and its staff ; The court and legal theory: the inheritance of the realists ; The court and the press : Reporters ; Commentary for the general public. The court and the governor: loyalty to the appointing power ; The governor and the court: standards for judicial appointments ; The choice before the justices.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7572600
(OCoLC)ocm07572600
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WorldCat Identities Stolz, Preble.
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