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A Congressional View of the Judiciary

Description: Text of speech that was to be delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference in Houston, Texas. She discusses congressional dissatisfaction with the judiciary. The reasons she gives include their lifetime tenure, their pay, and the idea that they also write laws instead of merely adjudicate.
Date: May 24, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

A Congressional View of the Judiciary

Description: Text of speech that was to be delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference in Houston, Texas. She discusses congressional dissatisfaction with the judiciary. The reasons she gives include their lifetime tenure, their pay, and the idea that they also write laws instead of merely adjudicate. Handwritten edits appear in the text.
Date: May 28, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University
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