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|Title:||British Higher Judiciary, 1876-1972|
|Depositor:||Tate, C.N., North Texas State University|
Tate, C.N., North Texas State University
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.To record data about the social backgrounds, legal training and governmental and non-governmental careers of all judges serving in the higher British judiciary from the time of the judicial reforms of 1876 through the calendar year 1972.
Details of marriage, schooling, university, degrees obtained, honours and decorations received, career history, club membership, military service, recreations, publications. Political office and affiliation, administrative offices held, highest judicial office held. Whether listed in standard biographical dictionaries (Who's Who, Dictionary of National Biography, Burke's Peerage, Burke's Landed Gentry).
Date of birth and death, region, birthplace (size of town). Whether father listed in standard biographical dictionaries. Whether father titled, knighted or had done military service (rank). Father's occupation and education. Whether father had ever held elective, administrative or judicial office. Whether grandfather was ever a judge.
|Time period:||1876 - 1972|
|Dates of fieldwork:||15 January 1973 - 15 August 1973|
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Judges serving on the High Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal, or as Lords of Appeal in Ordinary in England, 1876 - 1972 inclusive
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
No sampling (total universe)
|Number of units:||317 (target) 317 (obtained)|
|Method of data collection:||
Compilation or synthesis of existing material
|Weighting:||No information recorded|
Standard biographical dictionaries, principally, Who's Who, Who Was Who, and the Dictionary of National Biography (with supplements).
Lists of judges obtained from Whittaker's Almanacs
|GREAT BRITAIN||JUDGES||LEGAL PROFESSION|
|LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES||MARITAL STATUS||MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT|
|MILITARY SERVICE||OCCUPATIONS||PLACE OF BIRTH|
|PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION||SCOTLAND||SECONDARY EDUCATION|
|SECONDARY SCHOOLS||SOCIAL CLASS||UNIVERSITIES|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||01 January 1975|
|Copyright:||No information recorded|
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|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_241_Information.htm||14|
By principal investigator(s):
Tate, C.N., `Paths to the bench in Britain: a quasi-experimental study of the recruitment of a judicial elite', Western Political Quarterly
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