Maguire, John MacArthur, 1888-

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Lawyer, educator, legal scholar. A.B., Colorado Coll., LL.D., 1949, LL.B., Harv., 1911. Attorney and partner, Hale & Dorr, 1911-1923; counsel, 1957-1973. Prof. of law, Harv. L. School, 1923-1950, Royall Prof. of Law, 1950-1957; Emeritus, 1957-1978. Major teaching fields: taxation, evidence. Consulting expert, U.S. Treasury Dept., 1938, 1943. Assistant reporter, A.L.E. Code of Evidence, 1939-1942. Author of casebooks and articles in evidence and taxation.

From the description of Papers, 1924-1973 (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047308

Maguire (1888-1978) (Harvard, LLB, 1911) taught law at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of John MacArthur Maguire, 1929-1955 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973324

MAGUIRE, JOHN MacARTHUR, lawyer, educator, legal scholar

  • Oct. 9, 1888: b. Denver, Colorado. s. William Miguel and Emily Mallet-Prevost M.
  • c. 1904: Preparatory education, Cutler Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1908: A.B., Colorado College
  • 1909: LL.D., Colorado College
  • 1911: LL.B., Harvard
  • June 22, 1923: m. Mary Ballantine Hume; children: Catherine Hume (Mrs. Edward Henry Cumpston, Jr.), Nancy Ballantine (Mrs. Theodore B. Hoffman)
  • 1911: Admitted to Massachusetts bar
  • 1911 - 1916 : With firm Hale & Grinnell, Boston
  • 1916 - 1917 : Partner, Hale, Grinnell & Swaim
  • 1917 - 1919 : Member War Emergency Division, Department of Justice, Washington
  • 1919 - 1923 : Partner, Hale & Dorr, Boston
  • 1957 - 1973 : Counsel
  • 1923 - 1957 : Professor of Law, Harvard University
  • 1950 - 1957 : Royall Professor of Law, Harvard University
  • 1957 - 1978 : Royall Professor emeritus
  • 1938: 1943: Consulting expert, U.S. Treasury Department
  • 1939 - 1942 : Assistant reporter, American Law Institute Code Evidence
  • 1949 - 1954 : Consultant, American Law Institute Federal Income Tax Statute
  • 1978: Died

Member, American, Massachusetts, Boston bar associations, Phi Beta Kappa

Author: Casebooks on Evidence and Taxation The Lance of Justice (history of New York Legal Aid Society) Evidence: Common Sense and Common Law (textbook) Evidence of Guilt: Restrictions Upon Its Discovery or Compulsory Disclosure Also journal articles in fields of evidence and taxation.

From the guide to the Papers, 1924-1973, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Biele, Lawrence David, d. 1989. The class notes of Lawrence David Biele, 1933-1936. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Papers, 1933-1967 Howe, Mark De Wolfe, 1906-1967.1933 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf John MacArthur Maguire papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-1990. Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1949 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Bieser, Irvin G. The class notes of Irvin G. Bieser. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Leach, W. Barton (Walter Barton), 1900-. The Class Notes of Leach, Walter Barton, 1921-1924. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf The class notes of Henry Jacob Friendly, 1924-1927 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Maguire, John MacArthur, 1888-. Papers of John MacArthur Maguire, 1929-1955 (inclusive). Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Class notes of Lawrence Joseph Centrello, 1934-1937 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Pashgian, John Y. The class notes of John Y. Pashgian, 1929-1932. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Berger, Henry N. The class notes of Henry N. Berger, 1937-1940. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Zechariah Chafee papers, 1898-1957 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Morgan, Edmund Morris, 1878-1966. Papers of Edmund Morris Morgan, 1925-1949 (inclusive). Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Von Mehren, Arthur Taylor. The class notes of Arthur Taylor Von Mehren, 1943-1945. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Maguire, John MacArthur, 1888-. Papers, 1924-1973 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Mumford, Robert Evans, d. 1986. The Class Notes of Robert Evans Mumford, ca.1929-1932 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Maguire, John MacArthur, 1888-. Papers, 1924-1973 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Class notes of David Farquhar Cavers, 1923-1926 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Leach, Walter Barton. W. Barton Leach Papers. 1920-1971. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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Evidence (Law) - Study and teaching
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