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Publication Date: 1998
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Calhoun, Frederick S., Gonzalez, Eduardo
The issue of risk to Federal 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 Federal judge killed between 1789 & 1979, while assassins had killed 3 from 1979 to 1989. Why the apparent increased risk? Chapters: contempt of court in historical context; federalism & the individual; U. S. Marshalls Service Court Security Program; threats & assaults on other groups; nature of threats to the Federal judiciary; method & motive of threats & assaults; victims & suspects of threats & assaults; & assessing inappropriate communications to & assaults against Federal judicial officials.Calhoun, Frederick S. is the author of 'Hunters And Howlers Threats And Violence Against Judicial Officials In The U.s., 1789-1993', published 1998 under ISBN 9780756701048 and ISBN 075670104X.