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NCJ Number: 40262 Find in a Library
Title: JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION - TEXT AND READINGS
Author(s): R R WHEELER; H R WHITCOMB
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 332
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Sale Source: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SYNTHESIZING THE AUTHORS' COMMENTARY WITH SELECTED ESSAYS, EXCERPTS, AND ARTICLES, THIS TEXT PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, FUNCTIONS, AND METHODS OF COURT MANAGEMENT.
Abstract: CURRENT ATTENTION ON HOW THE COURTS ARE RUN IS PART OF A BROADER INTEREST IN PUBLIC POLICY AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. WHILE THIS TEXT DOES NOT TEACH THE TECHNIQUES OR THE ART OF USING ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS IN THE COURTS, IT DOES PROVIDE SOMETHING PRELIMINARY TO BOTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COURTS IN THEIR ADMINISTRATIVE SETTING, AN INTRODUCTION WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR ANYONE ASPIRING TO UNDERSTAND JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION. THE SELECTED READINGS, AUTHORED BY SCHOLARS, JUDGES, COURT ADMINISTRATORS, AND OTHER AUTHORITIES IN THE ACADEMIC AND JUDICIAL FIELDS ARE INTERSPERSED WITH RELATED TEXTUAL MATERIAL TO AID STUDENT UNDERSTANDNG. THE READINGS OFFER A VARIETY OF POINTS OF VIEW, VARYING LEVELS OF ACADEMIC DIFFICULTY, NUMEROUS PERSONAL INSIGHTS, AND ANALYTICAL OVERVIEWS. AS A WHOLE, IT DEALS WITH JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION AND COURT MANAGEMENT AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENTIRE JUDICIAL SYSTEM. IT DESCRIBES AND ANALYZES SOME OF THE BASIC ASSUMPTIONS BEHIND COURT ADMINISTRATION AND COVERS PARTICULAR TECHNIQUES OF COURT MANAGEMENT. THE SELECTIONS AND TEXTUAL COMMENTARIES DEAL WITH THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, THE HISTORY OF THE JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION MOVEMENT, COURT STRUCTURE AND PERSONNEL, CASE PROCESSING, AND SOME BASIC CHALLENGES OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION. A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON THE LITERATURE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION IS ALSO INCLUDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED) (SNI ABSTRACT)...DMC
Index Term(s): Course materials; Court administrators; Court case flow management; Judicial process; Management
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