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Overview: Materials relating mainly to Felix Frankfurter's work on the Supreme Court and Elman's work with the Solicitor General. Includes numerous notes from Frankfurter pertaining to cases before the Supreme Court, particularly the historic cases of Willie Francis, Rosenberg, Brown v. Board of Education, and Cooper v. Aaron.
Overview: Bulk of the collection relates to Braucher's work as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission on Uniform State Laws, together with material on his work on the statute of Fraud for the New York Law Revision Commission, as reporter for the American Law Institute, as a member of the Massachusetts Statutory Special Commission on Code of Ethics, the Massachusetts Attorney General Advisory Council on Conflict of Interests, and the National Commission on Uniform State Laws, and as chairman of the...
Overview: Chiefly correspondence, biographical and family papers, together with drafts of writings, diaries, autographs, clippings, and memorabilia. The bulk of the collection is dated 1861-1935.
Overview: The Day Books are chronologically arranged and contain summarized information about the cases adjudicated. The cases cover a number of issues including divorce, murder, debt, assault and battery, theft, and various torts.
Overview: The papers of William Henry Hastie relate to his professional career, mainly starting with 1937, until his death in 1976; to his interest in and championship of civic causes; and to his efforts in behalf of anti-discrimination. There are small groups of drafts of speeches and of biographical material, the latter relating to his various appointments, and to academic and civic honors.