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"Right and Ready": The law practice of Nathaniel Hart Davis, 1850--1883 (Texas)
Historians are unfamiliar with the frontier attorney. We know little of who he represented, what types of cases he litigated and his day-to-day labors. Nathaniel Hart Davis practiced law in Montgomery, Texas from 1850 to ...
Justice lies in the district: A history of the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1902-1960
Created in 1902, the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas quickly grew into one of the nation's largest and busiest federal trial courts. Serving the rapidly maturing region of southeast Texas, the Court ...
Broken trusts: The Texas Attorney General versus the oil industry, 1889-1909
The legal history of state antitrust enforcement and the oil industry in Texas illustrates how and why antitrust law contemplated complementary enforcement at the state and federal government level. Historians, economists, ...