Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: This collection documents the professional career of Abram Chayes, including his time in the private sector, government, international law and, education. Professor Chayes successfully argued on the behalf of Nicaragua against the United States of America and notably served as the Legal Advisor for the State Department during the Kennedy Administration. The collection includes: correspondence; casework, publications, research notes, drafts, speeches, and teaching materials.
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: Contains materials relating to the drafting of revisions for criminal and/or civil law in Austrailia (1906-1910) and in post-World War I Germany. There are also materials relating to Lammasch's participation in Second Hague Peace Conference, 1907-1908.
Overview: This collection includes materials relating chiefly to MacLachlan's activities as teacher, writer, and expert in bankruptcy law. The bulk of the collection (1932-1959) relates to his role as member of the National Bankruptcy Conference. It includes material relating to Harvard Law School matters, JAM's pre-World War II intervention activities, efforts for the Atlantic Union (1949-1959), cases in which he served as counsel, and personal affairs.
Overview: The James Vorenberg Papers encompass Vorenberg's career as both an educator and a public servant. Most of the collection reflects his time at Harvard as both Law School Dean and Professor. His government work is evidenced by records from the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission and the Watergate files.
Overview: Content of collection concerns Maguire's career as lawyer and professor of law at Harvard Law School, together with personal, biographical and genealogical material, papers relating to rules of evidence in Israel and New Jersey, and material relating to his student days and other associations with Colorado College, Colorado Springs.
Overview: Pershing was an authority on public works financing and the bulk of his papers relates to his involvement in that capacity at the federal, state and municipal levels. Included is Pershing's diary from his fifteen months with the early Public Works Administration.
Overview: This collection documents the professional career of Louis Jaffe. This collection includes correspondence, arbitration work, case notes, writings, readings, and teaching and administrative materials.
Overview: Contains agenda, casebooks, correspondence, documents, memoranda, minutes, notes, newspaper clippings, printed materials, testimony and reports mainly concerned with Surrey's national and international interests and work; and his policy planning and implementation of laws and programs as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Reporter of the American Law Institute Income Tax Project. Also includes materials relating to his teaching and writing.
Overview: Contents of this collection relate to Leach's teaching career, professional activities, service in the Air Force during World War II, and involvement in national defense matters. Includes material relating to his role as consultant to the Air Force, 1946-1966, his work with Harvard University's Defense Policy Seminar, which he founded, and drafts of an incomplete autobiography.