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judicial process prior to trial in Texas

Gus M. Hodges

judicial process prior to trial in Texas

cases and materials on parties, actions, res judicata, jurisdiction, venue, pleading and discovery

by Gus M. Hodges

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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil procedure -- Texas -- Cases.,
    • Criminal procedure -- Texas -- Cases.,
    • Courts -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: Texas judicial process prior to trial.

      Other titlesTexas judicial process prior to trial.
      Statementby Gus M. Hodges [and others]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFT1735.A7 H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxviii, 935 p.
      Number of Pages935
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5976634M
      LC Control Number66003032
      OCLC/WorldCa1687452


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Texas is one of four states in which the administrative office of the courts has no responsibility for judicial education. In Texas, judicial education is administered by the Court of Criminal Appeals, pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 56 - Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund, and Article IV of the Texas General Appropriations Act.

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