117 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Law--United States.

  1. Harry T. Edwards papers, 1940-2012

    260,000 items ; 737 containers plus 1 classified ; 294.6 linear feet ; 17,617 digital files (13.702 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge, labor arbitrator, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, speeches, writings, reports, interviews, briefs, orders, opinions, motions, family papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Edwards's legal career as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

  2. William Hoppen papers, 1831-1998

    150,000 items ; 431 containers plus 6 oversize ; 182 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and environmental activist. Correspondence, memoranda, a collection inventory, litigation files, legal research, legislative bills, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, proposals, hearing transcripts, organizational mailings, newsletters, fact sheets, handbooks, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, press releases, posters, lists, notes, petitions, speeches, statements, financial records, maps,...

  3. Bennett Boskey law clerks' memoranda, 1940-1942

    2000 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Memoranda written by Boskey and two other law clerks during their tenure as Surpeme Court clerks for Chief Justices Harlan Fiske Stone and Justice Stanley Reed.

  4. Charles Monroe Dickinson papers, 1897-1923

    1,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor, and diplomat. Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, biographical material, clippings, passports, and photographs relating chiefly to Dickinson's activities as an American diplomatic representative in Bulgaria and Turkey, 1897-1908.

  5. My life in court, 1961

    1 item ; 5 containers ; 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Louis Nizer, lawyer and author. Pencil and typewritten draft copies of his My Life in Court.

  6. NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, 1915-1968

    80,000 items ; 264 containers plus 55 restricted plus 12 oversize ; 132 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records documenting the NAACP's legal program through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal and supreme courts. Includes administrative records, conference agenda, reports, committee files, correspondence and memoranda, notes, printed material, and legal case files.

  7. John Payton papers, 1913-2012

    5,000 items ; 35 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights attorney and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Speeches, legal material, documents from the 1994 election in South Africa, correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton’s career beginning in 1992.

  8. Dagmar S. Hamilton correspondence, 1969-1978

    600 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and educator. Chiefly correspondence to Hamilton from Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas pertaining to her work in assisting Douglas in writing and editing several books. The letters also reflect their close friendship and contain insights from Douglas about the business of the Supreme Court.

  9. Carl McGowan papers, 1921-1988

    45,000 items ; 149 containers ; 64 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief judge, United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit). Chiefly case files depicting McGowan's judicial career, especially as judge on the United States Court of Appeals District for the District of Columbia Circuit.

  10. Eugene Gano Hay papers, 1770-1933

    13,000 items ; 71 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, speeches, writings, and printed materials documenting Hay's career as a prosecuting attorney in Indiana, temporary secretary to Benjamin Harrison, U.S. district attorney in Minnesota, U.S. general appraiser, and Republican Party member.