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William Wayne Justice
A Judicial BiographyIn his forty years on the federal bench in Texas, William Wayne Justice has been a formidable force for change. His rulings have prompted significant institutional reforms in education, prisons, and racial relations, to name only a few areas of society in Texas and beyond that have been affected by Justice's work. For his labors, Judge Justice has received numerous awards, including the Outstanding Federal Trial Judge Award, the Thurgood Marshall Award from the Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities of the American Bar Association, and the Morris Dees Justice Award from the University of Alabama School of Law. This paperback reprint of William Wayne Justice chronicles his judicial career and the decisions he reached. It includes a new epilogue that describes Justice's move to Austin as a judge on senior status yet with a full caseload, tracks the long-running institutional reform cases to their conclusion, and examines the legacy of this remarkable and controversial jurist.
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"This exhaustive, compelling account assesses the life of one of the most important judges ever to sit on a federal court bench." Publisher's Weekly "A valuable contribution to understanding the social and political history of Texas." Barbara Jordan, former U.S. Representative "A scholarly, yet eminently readable account that explicates Judge Justice's personal life and outlook in the unique way they are expressed in his jurisprudence." Dallas Morning News
FRANK R. KEMERER is Professor-in-Residence in the School of Law and School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego. He formerly was Regents Professor of Education Law and Administration at the University of North Texas.
PrefacePart One. The Judge and His Court 1. The Early Years 2. Political Activity: Outside the Mainstream 3. U.S. Attorney: The Road to the Bench 4. Life as a JudgePart Two. The Decisions 5. Statewide School Desegregation 6. Juvenile Rights in Texas Reform Schools 7. The First Amendment 8. Voter Discrimination 9. The Education of Undocumented Alien Children 10. Bilingual Education 11. Rights of the Accused 12. Employment 13. Care of Mentally Retarded Persons 14. Desegregating Public Housing 15. Prison Reform 16. A Measure of Human DignityEpilogueAppendix: List of Law ClerksNotesCase IndexIndex of Names and Topics