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TEXAS COURT RULES.
residence or District or Appellate Judges, attesting his honorable
character and standing, and recommending him for the examination.
In addition to such certificate, the Board may adopt ony other means
within its discretion for the purpose of satisfying itself as to the
applicant's character. It shall have the authority to reject any applicant
who in its opinion, after fair investigation, is lacking in character
or general capacity and educational qualifications.
SUBJECTS FOR THE EXAMINATION AND COURSE OF STUDY.The
legal subjects named as titles of the following subdivisions in
this rule shall constitute the subjects for the examination. The course
of study shall be as outlined for the respective subjects, or shall fairly
correspond to it.
1. The Common Law. Blackstone's Commentaries, Vols. 1, 2,
2. American Law. Kent's Commentaries.
3. Agency. Story or Mechem.
4. Bailments. Schouler.
b. Revised Statutes, Title 20, "Carriers."
6. Constitutional Law.
a. Constitution of the United States;
b. Constitution of Texas;
c. The Federalist;
d. Tucker's Constitution of the United States;
e. Cooley's Constitutional Limitations.
7. Contracts. Parsons or Anson.
a. Cook or Clark
b. Revised Statutes, Title 25, "Corporations-Private."
9. Criminal Law and Procedu,re.
a. Bishop's Criminal Law;
b. Texas Penal Code;
c. Texas Code of Criminal Procedure;
d. Branch's Criminal Law of Texas.
10. Domestic Relations.
a. Kent's Commentaries, Lectures xxvi, xxvII, xxvIII,
xxix, xxx, xxxI, and xxxII;
b. Revised Statutes, Title 68, "Husband and Wife;"
c. Revised Statutes, Title 64, "Guardian and Ward."
11. Estates of Decedents.
a. Revised Statutes, Title 52, "Estates of Decedents;"
b. Revised Statutes, Title 45, "Descent and Distribution;"
c. Simkins' Administration of Estates of Decedents.
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