Audio Recording Discussion about how judgeship fits in with neighborhood law
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- Discussion about how judgeship fits in with neighborhood law
- Contributor Names
- Carrera, Miguel de la (Narrator)
- Carrera, Antonio de la (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Cuban Americans
- - Lawyers
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Neighborhood
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Miguel de la Carrera.
- - Summary of audio segment: TC asks how the judgeship fits in with his feeling for neighborhood law. MC says you get to be a little bit creative once in a while, in terms of the sentencing you do as a judge, and in terms of the opportunities for speech making, which is sometimes helpful either in terms of formation of values or in getting certain messages across. It can occasionally be a bit of a pulpit. MC handles the truancy court, and the previous incumbent set up a program which forced parents to go to school with their children as a punishment for not enforcing their children's attendance at school. But in general, the power MC has to intervene on behalf of families in crisis is very, very limited, but he hopes to integrate some social work activity into his judgeship min the future.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A015
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Carrera, Miguel De La, Antonio De La Carrera, and Thomas D Carroll. Discussion About How Judgeship Fits in With Neighborhood Law. -09-03, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003950/.
APA citation style:
Carrera, M. D. L., Carrera, A. D. L. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) Discussion About How Judgeship Fits in With Neighborhood Law. -09-03. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003950/.
MLA citation style:
Carrera, Miguel De La, Antonio De La Carrera, and Thomas D Carroll. Discussion About How Judgeship Fits in With Neighborhood Law. -09-03, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003950/>.