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Hunters And Howlers: Threats And Violence Against Judicial Officials In The U.s., 1789-1993 Frederick S. Calhoun

Hunters And Howlers: Threats And Violence Against Judicial Officials In The U.s., 1789-1993

Frederick S. Calhoun

Published July 28th 1998
ISBN : 9780756701048
Paperback
132 pages
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The issue of risk to Fed. judicial officials became important in Dec. 1989 when Walter Moody assassinated Judge Robert Vance of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Why was only one Fed. judge killed between 1789 & 1979, while assassins had killedMoreThe issue of risk to Fed. judicial officials became important in Dec. 1989 when Walter Moody assassinated Judge Robert Vance of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Why was only one Fed. judge killed between 1789 & 1979, while assassins had killed 3 from 1979 to 1989. Why the apparent increased risk? Chapters: contempts of court in historical context- federalism & the individual- U.S.M.S. Court Security Prog.- threats & assaults on other groups- nature of threats to the Fed. judiciary- method & motive of threats & assaults- victims & suspects of threats & assaults- & assessing inappropriate communications to & assaults against Fed. judicial officials.