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Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Baker, Thomas E."

Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Baker, Thomas E."

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  • Baker, Thomas E. (Pepperdine Law Review, 1997)
    Professor Baker reports on his startling “glimpse into the future” of the federal judiciary. Writing as the retiring Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in the year 2020, Professor Baker uses current trends to hypothesize ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Georgia Law Review, 1985)
    Professor Baker discusses the attempts of the United States Supreme Court to determine whether cases have been adequately decided upon independent state grounds. In doing so, Baker critiques the new methodology employed ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (1994)
    Professor Baker posits several radical changes to the structure of the federal appellate courts to ease the growing caseload. First, he suggests restricting the jurisdiction of the federal district courts. Second, Professor ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1994)
    Professor Baker’s bibliography was compiled for his book, Rationing Justice on Appeal - The Problems of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, published in 1994 by the West Publishing Company. That book is a general inquiry into the ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (South Carolina Law Review, 1995)
    The literature on the United States Constitution and the Supreme Court of the United States would fill an entire library. Professor Baker prepares a list of books which likely would be of interest to curious readers, both ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Harvard Law Review, 1987)
    Professors Baker and McFarland ponder the caseload crisis besetting the U.S. Supreme Court and the attending failure in uniformity in national rulings. They then provide two broad solutions with multiple alternatives, ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (University of Florida Law Review, 1985)
    In this essay, Professor Baker discusses proposals to reform the federal court system’s middle tier. After an introduction, section two considers the ideal role of the intermediate court in the federal judicial institution. ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (William & Mary Bill of Rights Law Review, 1996)
    The literature on the United States Constitution and the Supreme Court of the United States would fill an entire library. Professor Baker prepares a list of books which likely would be of interest to curious readers, both ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Mercer Law Review, 1981)
    This article discusses decisions of the Eleventh Circuit and also decisions of the former Fifth Circuit during the survey period of January 1, 1981, to December 31, 1981. Of the twenty-three individual rights guaranteed ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (1981)
    This article discusses decisions of the Eleventh Circuit and also decisions of the former Fifth Circuit during the survey period of January 1, 1981, to December 31, 1981. Of the twenty-three individual rights guaranteed ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Loyola Law Review, 1981)
    This 1981 article discusses principles of federal constitutional law. Professor Baker notes that the constitutional decisions of the courts of appeals will continue to increase in number and importance as the burgeoning ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Emory Law Journal, 1983)
    Judge Hill and Professor Baker describe briefly the decisions of the United States Supreme Court during the 1981 Term in the broad field of federal jurisdiction, and compare and contrast those decisions with the past ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Texas Bar Journal, 1983)
    This 1983 article discusses article 45.54 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments had been recently enacted at the time of the article. Before these amendments, the Justice of the Peace and Municipal Courts ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Nova Law Review, 1994)
    Professor Baker provides a broad overview of the first decade of the Eleventh Circuit Court. Starting with a brief history of the events giving rise to the court’s creation, he analyzes the court’s leading decisions in ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 1995)
    Professor Baker expounds on the shortcomings of the modern Supreme Court, specifically the rise of indeterminate jurisprudence relying, not on the Constitution, but five justices’ votes to determine the supreme law of the ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1985)
    In this article, Professor Baker examines several Fifth Circuit cases dealing with the issue of federal jurisdiction during the survey period of July 1, 1983, to June 30, 1984. Because federal courts are courts of limited ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Litigation, 1985)
    In this article, Professor Baker analogizes a litigator’s task in understanding federal jurisdiction to a fencing match because of the special art and form required for both activities. Because federal courts are courts ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Federal Rules Decision, 1985)
    In this article, Professor Baker argues that Congress should increase the amount in controversy required to trigger diversity jurisdiction. At the time of the article, the amount in controversy requirement was $10,000.00, ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Georgia Law Review, 1994)
    Any number of extramural or structural reforms have been proposed over the years to solve the present problems and to meet the future needs of the United States Courts of Appeals. Some have been on the drawing board for a ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (University of Kansas Law Review, 1992)
    Professor Baker weighs in on a new trend of allowing expert opinion on the status of the law. He begins with a brief history of lay and expert opinion testimony and continues with an analysis of Rule 702 of the Federal ...