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Overview: Materials used and collected by Lévitt for his study of the crisis in Rhodesia following its Unilateral Declaration of Independence, November 11, 1965, together with his proposals for and efforts in behalf of a reconciliation between Rhodesia and Great Britain. The 1974 addition to the collection includes papers relating to Lévitt’s teaching career, court papers, study and research material on international treaties and nationality and comparative law, and miscellaneous personal and...
Overview: Papers relating to Wylie's legal practice and his work as judge of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
Overview: This collection containes materials relating to Keeton's Automobile Claims Study. The Study was initiated in 1963 to survey the automobile insurance system, suggest reform by introducing a new concept of liability in automobile accidents, and propose legislation based on the new concept. The Study focused in particular on circumstances in Massachusetts, and it led to the passage of the Massachusetts Personal Injury Protection Act of 1970 and subsequent acts.
Overview: This collection mainly consists of photocopies of the correspondence and drafts of Benjamin N. Cardozo and his secretary (1918-1937), a notebook entitled Constitutional History of England, and petitions for writs of certiorari U.S. Supreme Court, Oct. Term 1932.
Overview: The papers of Calvert Magruder relate to his professional career as a law teacher, judge and public servant. The largest group of papers consists of materials on the cases in which he wrote opinions.
Overview: Chiefly personal and professional correspondence together with legal briefs, memos, and other types of legal documents. Correspondence concerns Wyzanski's professional and personal life, national matters, and Harvard affairs.
Overview: Papers relating to Morgan's service as chief reporter for the American Law Institute's Model Code of Evidence, member of the Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on Rules for Civil Procedure, chairman of the War Shipping Panel of National War Labor Board, and chairman of the Dept. of Defense Committee on a Uniform Code of Military Justice. Also included are teaching notes, student theses, and other papers from his career at Harvard.
Overview: Material in this collection deals with Interstate Commerce Commission Cases, Harvard Law School matters, and Dumbauld's appointment as U.S.. District Judge.
Overview: Edward Holmes was Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr’s nephew. The Edward J. Holmes collection of materials relating to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and his family consists of correspondence, estate matters, and various family documents.
Eldon R. (Eldon Revare) James papers relating to his position as Adviser in Foreign Affairs to the Siamese Government
Scope and Contents: The papers of Eldon Revare James contain close to 350 personal letters that Dr. and Mrs. James sent to their respective families and close family friends in the U.S., depicting every detail of their official and unofficial life in Bangkok, and their impressions of the country and its people; official correspondence, primarily between Dr. James and Prince Devawongse, the Minister for Foreign Affairs; and some miscellaneous correspondence and other items relating to their connection with Siam....