Research materials on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1910-1972

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Research materials on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1910-1972

Research materials on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1910-1972

1910-1972

Research materials collected by Michael Smith and Herbert Packer for a book they planned on writing about the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The materials include court opinions, interviews about several judges who sat on the court's bench, and some of Augustus Hand's correspondence.

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