Bork, Robert H

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  • 1927, Mar. 1: Born, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 1944 - 1945 : Attended University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 1945 - 1946 : Member, United States Marine Corps Reserve
  • 1948: B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1950 - 1952 : Member, United States Marine Corps Reserve
  • 1952: Married Claire Davidson (died 1980)
  • 1953: J.D., University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Ill. Admitted, Illinois bar
  • 1953 - 1954 : Research associate, Law and Economics Project, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1954 - 1955 : Associate, Willkie, Owen, Farr, Gallagher & Walton, New York, N.Y.
  • 1955 - 1962 : Associate and partner, Kirkland, Ellis, Hodson, Chaffetz & Masters, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1962 - 1965 : Associate professor, Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1965 - 1973 : Professor, Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1968: Consultant, Commerce Department Member, Presidential Task Force on Antitrust
  • 1972: Consultant, Cabinet Committee on Education Special master, Connecticut General Assembly reapportionment
  • 1973 - 1977 : Solicitor general, Justice Department
  • 1973 - 1978 : Trustee, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
  • 1977: Admitted to District of Columbia bar
  • 1977 - 1979 : Chancellor Kent professor of law, Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1977 - 1982 : Resident and adjunct scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
  • 1979 - 1981 : Alexander M. Bickel professor of public law, Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1981 - 1982 : Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Washington, D.C.
  • 1982: Married Mary Ellen Pohl
  • 1982 - 1988 : Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C.
  • 1984: Recipient, Francis Boyer award, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987: Nominee, United States Supreme Court
  • 1988: Director, Institute for Educational Affairs, New York, N.Y. Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation, Westport, Conn. Legal advisor, National Legal Center for the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.
  • 1988 - : John M. Olin scholar in legal studies, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
  • 1989: Member, Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise

From the guide to the Robert H. Bork Papers, 1924-1987, (bulk 1962-1982), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Agency Personnel
creatorOf Robert H. Bork Papers, 1924-1987, (bulk 1962-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Records, 1943-1991, (bulk 1960-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1941-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Videotapes, 1987-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn American Civil Liberties Union of Washington records, circa 1942-1996 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Levi, Edward H., Papers, 1894-1998 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Subject Files on the Supreme Court of the United States, 1/20/1981 - 1/20/1989 Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
referencedIn Cyrus R. and Grace Sloane Vance papers, 1919-2005 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records, 1842-1999, (bulk 1919-1991) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kurland, Philip B. Papers, 1943-1996 (bulk: 1950-1992) Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Subject Files Series, 1969-1996 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Tom McCall Forum Collection, 1982-2007 Pacific University Archives
referencedIn Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit, Oral History Project, Oral History Interviews, 1991-2004 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn William L. Taylor Papers, 1971-1996, (bulk 1987-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union of Washington corporateBody
associatedWith American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. corporateBody
correspondedWith Baroody, William J., 1916-1980 person
correspondedWith Bickel, Alexander M. person
correspondedWith Billington, James H. person
associatedWith Catherine East, 1916-1996 person
correspondedWith Chaffetz, Hammond E. person
correspondedWith Colson, Charles W. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Cox, Archibald, 1912-2004 person
correspondedWith De Grazia, Edward, 1927-2013 person
correspondedWith Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006 person
correspondedWith Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 person
correspondedWith Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010 person
correspondedWith Haldeman, H. R. (Harry R.), 1926-1993 person
associatedWith Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit, Oral History Project corporateBody
correspondedWith Krane, Howard G. person
correspondedWith Kristol, Irving person
associatedWith Kurland, Philip B. person
associatedWith Leadership Conference on Civil Rights person
correspondedWith Leary. Thomas B. (Thomas Barrett), 1931- person
correspondedWith Levi, Edward H. (Edward Hirsch), 1911-2000 person
correspondedWith Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 person
associatedWith Mass Choice corporateBody
correspondedWith Mikva, Abner J. person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People person
associatedWith National Organization for Women corporateBody
correspondedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
correspondedWith Nussbaum, Bernard J., 1931- person
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
correspondedWith Read, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Huger), 1925- person
correspondedWith Rivkin, Donald H. (Donald Herschel), 1924- person
correspondedWith Rowe, Frederick M. person
associatedWith Taylor, William L., 1931-2010 person
associatedWith Tom McCall Forum corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Department of Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Freedom of Information Act. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Vance, Cyrus R. (Cyrus Roberts), 1917-2002 person
associatedWith Vance, Grace Sloane, 1918- person
correspondedWith Walsh, Lawrence E. person
associatedWith Yale Law School. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
Law--Study and teaching
Capitalism--United States
Legislative power--United States
Antitrust law--United States
Appellate courts--United States
Occupation
Jurists
Lawyers
Educators
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