Alexander Mordecai Bickel papers 1916-1987 1930-1975
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Law teacher, judge, government adviser. LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1916; Professor, 1920-1939; Lecturer, 1947-1959. General Counsel, NLRB, 1934-1935. General Counsel, Wage and Hour Div.,Dept. Labor, 1938-1939. Judge, U.S. Circ. App. (1st), 1939-1948; Chief Judge, 1948-1959. Chairman, U.S. Labor Mission to Bolivia, 1959-1960. Co-editor of Cases on the Law of Partnership and Other Unincorporated Business Associations (1923, etc.). From the description of Papers of Calvert Magruder, 192...
Educator, ambassador, senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Daniel P. Moynihan : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147598 Moynihan taught government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Daniel P. Moynihan, 1976. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973257 Public official, diplomat, educator, and U.S. senator from New York. From the description of Papers, 1786-1...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED In 1971 the American Bar Association formed a committee to prepare a study "...on the respective powers under the Constitution of the President and of the Congress to enter into and conduct war." The committee was chaired by Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. and the project was funded by the Association's Fund for Public Education which in turn contracted with Columbia University to carry out the study. The staff included Abraham D. Sofaer, Project Director and Adjunct Professor of Law at C...
Richard Kluger was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on September 18, 1934. He graduated from Princeton (B.A.) in 1956. Kluger has written novels and articles, served in editorial capacities for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, Forbes magazine, the New York Herald Tribune, Book Week, and Simon and Schuster, and held the position of president and publisher of Charterhouse Books. He authored the Pulitzer Prize winning Ashes to Ashes, a history of the American tobacco industry. ...
Biographical Note 1924, May 11 Born, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1942 1943 1945 1946 Attended Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y. ...
Paul Abraham Freund, 1908-1992, was a preeminent legal scholar. Under the guidance of Professor Thomas Reed Powell, Felix Frankfurter and others, Freund became a standout student at Harvard Law School, and was elected as President of the Harvard Law Review from 1930-1931. After receiving his S.J.D. magna cum laude in 1932, Freund spent a year as clerk to Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis. He remained in Washington for the rest of the decade, working as a government l...
Robert Bocking Stevens was born in 1933. He received his legal education from Oxford University and Yale University, and then practiced law in New York and London. In 1959 he began teaching at the Yale University Law School, where he became a professor of law in 1964. He also taught law at Oxford, the London School of Economics, Northwestern, Stanford, the University of Texas, and the University of East Africa. Stevens specialized in commercial law, jurisprudence, and legal history....
Lawyer, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Jacob Friendly : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147645 Judge. A.B., 1923, LL.B., 1927., Harvard. Law clerk to Justice Brandeis. Practiced law in N.Y. U.S. judge Court of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1959-; chief judge 1971-1973. Author of books and articles. From the description of Papers of Henry Jacob Friendly, 1927 (inclusive). (Harvard Law School Li...
U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...
Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...
Alexander Mordecai Bickel was born in 1924. He emigrated to the United States from Romania in 1938. After serving in the United States Army, he graduated from the City College of New York in 1947, and the Harvard Law School in 1949. He was a law clerk to Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1952 to 1953. Bickel was a professor at the Yale Law School from 1956 until his death in 1974. He published nine books and more than one hundred articles on law, ...
In the first decade of the nineteenth century, Seth P. Staples (Yale 1797) opened a school for law students in New Haven. In 1824 the school became affiliated with Yale College. The college conferred its first law degrees in 1843. The course of study originally extended for two years, and in 1896 it was lengthened to three years. Subsequently a college degree became a prerequisite for the Bachelor of Laws degree. Graduate courses leading to advanced degrees began in 1876. In 1926 honors courses ...
Biographical/Historical Sketch Gerald Gunther, the leading constitutional law scholar in the United States, joined the faculty of the Stanford Law School in 1962 and was the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Emeritus, at the time of his death in 2002. Born in Germany in 1927, he immigrated to the United States with his family in 1938. He earned his undergraduate degree at Brooklyn College, his master's degree in public law and governm...
Eugene V. Rostow (1913-2002) graduated from Yale College in 1933 and Yale Law School in 1937. During his career, he served on the Law School faculty and as dean. Rostow also held various governmental positions including that of undersecretary for political affairs during the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration. He published widely in the fields of foreign relations and international security. From the description of Eugene Victor Rostow papers, 1931-1999 (inclusive). (Unknown). Worl...
Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...
Philip B. Kurland (JD'44 Harvard Law) spent the bulk of his teaching career at the University of Chicago Law School. A well respected and widely published expert in the field of constitutional law, Kurland often lent his expertise to the United States government. He acted as a consultant to the Senate Judiciary Committee during both the Watergate scandal and the controversial nomination of Robert H. Bork to the Supreme Court. The Philip B. Kurland Papers cover many different aspects of Kurland's...