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House Committee on Judiciary - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report - Volume 1
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : reports of the Committee on Judiciary, House of Representatives, state of Texas, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Court costs and fees | Courts | Freedom of the press | Legal assistants | Media | State government contracts | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 j898 1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [115 pages  File size: 3,170 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the feasibility of a codification of the judicial statutes of Texas.
2. Study the need for laws to define and limit the powers and authorities of paralegals.
3. Make recommendations for revisions of the rules of venue.
4. Investigate the fair trial and free press guidelines adopted by the American Bar Association House of Delegates as applied to the Judicial Branch of Texas, to determine whether such guidelines should be adopted by the Legislature.
5. Study state contracts and the feasibility of modifying current statutes related to liquidated damages.
6. Outline the various fees and court costs in Texas, to ascertain whether these charges are commensurate with the costs of the services provided.
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report - Volume 2
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : reports of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, state of Texas, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts | Court congestion | Criminal appeals | Trial courts |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 j898 2
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [157 pages  File size: 4,527 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study means of streamlining and making more efficient the administration of justice at the trial court level.
2. Study the need for implementing legislation relating to changing the Courts of Civil Appeals to "Courts of Appeals" with criminal jurisdiction (SJR 36, 66th Legislature, Regular Session).
Supporting documents
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Points for consideration concerning legislation to implement S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: Some points for consideration concerning legislation to implement S.J.R. 36 / to members of the Judiciary Committee from Ben Z. Grant.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48s
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: The Texas Appellate Courts: report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: The Texas appellate courts : a report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36 / by The National Center for State Courts, Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [104 pages  File size: 3,267 kb]
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: The Texas Appellate Courts; report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: The Texas Appellate Courts : a report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36 / by The National Center for State Courts, Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 2
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [161 pages  File size: 4,221 kb]
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Texas appellate court III project : a continuation study on the implementation of
Library Catalog Title: Texas appellate court III project : a continuation study on the implementation of S.J.R. 36. National Center for State Courts. Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 3
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [55 pages  File size: 1,240 kb]

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