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Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts
Date [inclusive]:
1930-1935
Call Number:
ALI.04.016
Extent:
7 items
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In December 1930, the American Law Institute (ALI) began work on drafting an Act on Double Jeopardy, later known as the Administration of the Criminal Law project. William E. Mikell of the University of Pennsylvania Law School served as Reporter. The project culminated in the creation of an Official Draft, adopted by the ALI, with amendments, on August 15, 1935. The collection, 1930-1935, includes preliminary drafts, tentative drafts, a proposed final draft, and an official draft related to the subject of double jeopardy as outlined in the Administration of the Criminal Law project.
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[Identification of item], in the Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.016, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
American Law Institute Photograph Collection
Date [inclusive]:
1923-2000, undated
Call Number:
ALI.11.001
Extent:
8 linear feet
Language:
English
Language of Materials note:
English
Material Specific Details note:
This finding is for digital images of photographs within the ALI collection. The originals are located at the American Law Institute in Philadelphia, as well as here, at the ALI Archives.
Abstract:
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. An association of practitioners and scholars known as the “Committee on the Establishment of a Permanent Organization for Improvement of Law” published a study that recommended a lawyers’ organization be formed to improve the law and its administration. The committee was chaired by Elihu Root and counted Learned Hand, Benjamin Cardozo, and Samuel Williston among its members. This photograph collection is comprised of portraits of ALI directors, presidents, members, and staff. Also included are photographs from the Annual Meeting, including the 1st Annual Meeting in 1923.
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[Identification of item], in the American Law Institute Photograph Collection, American Law Institute, ALI.11.001, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Annual Meeting Records
Date [inclusive]:
1923-2005
Call Number:
ALI.09
Extent:
18 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." To that end, the ALI has held annual meetings since its inception to adopt its restatements and other codification projects, discuss drafts, analyze pending legislation and aspects of the law, set policy, and initialize new projects. The collection, 1923-1995, includes correspondence, addresses and remarks, reports on codification projects and other ALI-related activity, annual meeting programs, yearbooks, proceedings, and related records regarding activity at the ALI's annual meetings.
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[Identification of item], in the American Law Institute Annual Meeting Records, ALI.10, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Anti-Trust and Patent Law Project Records
Date [inclusive]:
1950-1963
Call Number:
ALI.04.029
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In 1952, the American Law Institute secured funding for an exploratory project on possible work in antitrust law. Robert R. Bowie was appointed Reporter for the project. In 1953, a report was published, but no further action was taken by ALI. Work on the project continued throughout the 1960s, with a resolution adopted in 1961 that a project related to antitrust law be recommenced in the next round of funding. Correspondence, reports, and other records, 1950-1963, related to a study commissioned by the American Law Institute regarding possible work in the field of anti-trust and patent law.
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[Identification of item], in the Anti-Trust and Patent Law Project Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.029, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Code of Criminal Procedure Records
Date:
circa 1925-1959
Call Number:
ALI.04.025
Extent:
150 items
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
2
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In March 1925, the American Law Institute (ALI) started the Code of Criminal Procedure project. The resulting volume attempted to provide a framework for effective administration of criminal law while maintaining protection for the rights of the accused. The collection, circa 1925-1959, includes drafts, correspondence, minutes, and other materials related to the drafting of the code, which outlined procedures for carrying out criminal law and defined the rights of the accused in areas such as arrest, bail, and execution.
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[Identification of item], in the Code of Criminal Procedure Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.025, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Committees
Date [inclusive]:
1922-2004
Call Number:
ALI.03
Extent:
15 cubic feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." The collection, 1922-2004, includes minutes, correspondence, reports, and related records regarding the activity of the American Law Institute's Executive Committee, Finance and Development Committee, Investment Committee, and Membership Committee.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the American Law Institute Committee Records, American Law Institute Archives Collection #29, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Complex Litigation Project Records
Date [inclusive]:
1986-1993
Call Number:
ALI.04.031
Extent:
1.3 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Text: [Box]
2
Abstract:
In response to the proliferation of complex litigation cases and the myriad issues they raise, the American Law Institute commissioned a project which ultimately became known as Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. The report provides a timely and valuable resource for practitioners involved with the problems presented by complex litigation as it exists today, as well as for those concerned with developing a more just, fair, and efficient system for dealing with complex cases. The collection, 1986-1993, includes drafted and related materials pertaining to the creation of the American Law Institute project called Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis.
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[Identification of item], in the Complex Litigation Project Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.031, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Council Records
Date [inclusive]:
1924-2003
Call Number:
ALI.01
Extent:
21 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." The collection, 1924-2003, includes minutes, correspondence, reports, and related records regarding the activity of the American Law Institute Council.
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[Identification of item], in the American Law Institute Council Records, American Law Institute Archives Collection #28, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Criminal Justice--Youth Committee Records
Date [inclusive]:
1935-1959
Call Number:
ALI.04.024
Extent:
4 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
In 1938, the American Law Institute (ALI) formed the Criminal Justice--Youth Committee to review the findings of a New York City study of criminal behavior among young people called "Youth in the Toils." The culmination of the committee's work was the Model Youth Correction Authority Act, a model act that favored the integration of a number of youth treatment processes already employed by various states. The committee also proposed the creation of a Youth Authority, a state-wide panel that would handle sentencing guidelines, with an emphasis on treatment and not punishment, for all underage criminal offenders. Following the Model Youth Corrections Authority Act's promulgation in 1940, the ALI appointed a special adviser, John R. Ellingston, to help states adopt Youth Authority legislation. This outreach effort was known as the Youth Authority Program. The Youth Authority Program lasted until 1951. The collection, 1935-1959, includes background information, correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, comments, memoranda, reports, publications, and related material regarding the drafting of the Model Youth Correction Authority Act, adopted by the ALI in 1940, and the Youth Authority Program, an initiative that encouraged state adoption of the Youth Authority legislation.
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[Identification of item], in the Criminal Justice--Youth Committee Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.024, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Enterprise Responsibility for Personal Injury Records
Date [inclusive]:
1985-1992
Call Number:
ALI.04.026
Extent:
3.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
This project constitutes a report to the Institute rather than by the Institute. The first volume details the legal and social concerns that gave rise to the study in the mid-1980s, and distills contemporary scholarship dealing with how well various institutions—prominently, but not exclusively, tort litigation—have performed in addressing the human and economic problems created by personal injuries. The second volume undertakes an in-depth analysis of those facets of the tort system that have proved especially troublesome in recent years and presents the Reporters’ judgments about how the tort system should evolve in the future. The collection, 1985-1992, includes correspondence with foundations and other agencies who funded the project, correspondence with project members and other interested parties, reports submitted to Council, consultants and advisers, and publications of the study.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Enterprise Responsibility for Personal Injury, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.026, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Executive Office
Date [inclusive]:
1923-1999
Call Number:
ALI.02
Extent:
55.25 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Executive Office of the American Law Institute (ALI) performs the organization's major administrative functions, including fundraising, negotiating publication of ALI materials, and coordinating ALI projects. With most of the Reporters located at institutions all over the world, the office also serves as the central depository for the collection of records related to ALI projects. The collection, 1923-1999, primarily includes letters written by and received from staff in the ALI's Executive Office, including the Director and Deputy Director. For more detailed information about the scope and content of this collection, please consult the individual series.
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[Identification of item], in the Executive Office Record Group, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.02, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Federal Income, Estate, and Gift Tax Project Records
Date [bulk]:
1949-1969
Date [inclusive]:
1946-1981
Call Number:
ALI.04.011
Extent:
17 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Federal Income, State, and Gift Tax Project consisted of a series of non-binding recommendations to students, teachers, litigators, and legislators as they dealt with the evolving tax code. The collection, 1946-1981 (bulk: 1949-1969), includes correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, commentary, outside publications, and related records concerning various tax-related projects conducted by the ALI from the mid-1940s to 1969.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Federal Income, Estate, and Gift Tax Project, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.011, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Federal Income Tax Project Records
Date [inclusive]:
1974-1999
Call Number:
ALI.04.012
Extent:
8 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
In 1974, the American Law Institute began a new series of studies of federal income tax problems. The Federal Income Tax Project comprised a number of studies, including those of Subchapter C, Subchapter K, and Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code; a study of international taxation; and a study of generation-skipping transfers. The collection, 1974-1999, includes correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, commentary, and related materials concerning various tax-related projects conducted by the ALI from 1974 to present.
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[Identification of item], in the Federal Income Tax Project, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.012, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Federal Judicial Code Revision Project Records
Date [inclusive]:
1995-2001
Call Number:
ALI.04.028
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Federal Judicial Code Revision Project is the Institute’s third major work on the jurisdiction of the federal courts. In 1969, the American Law Institute published its Study of the Division of Jurisdiction Between State and Federal Courts. In 1994 it finished work on the Complex Litigation Project and published Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. This work reconsiders three subjects within Title 28 of the United States Code: supplemental jurisdiction, venue, and removal.
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[Identification of item], in the Federal Judicial Code Revision Project Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.028, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Federal Securities Code Records
Date [inclusive]:
1968-1981
Call Number:
ALI.04.022
Extent:
5.3 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
In the late 1960s, the American Bar Association's Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities recommended that a codification of securities law be undertaken by the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI approved the project, appointing Louis Loss as the reporter in 1969. The purpose of the project was to analyze, integrate, and improve an array of federal acts related to securities law. The American Bar Association played an active role in reviewing and advising the committee on its work. The ALI approved the Federal Securities Code on May 19, 1978. Loss continued working with the project's consultants, advisers, and other interested parties to prepare a final draft of commentary on the code. Although the ALI assumed no responsibility for Loss's comments, the organization authorized the publication of a Reporter's Commentary with the Federal Securities Code in 1980. The collection, 1968-1981, includes correspondence, meeting records, drafts, and other materials relating to the drafting of the Federal Securities Code, a project that sought to simplify and consolidate the law as it related to financial securities.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Federal Securities Code Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.022, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
First Restatement of the Law Records
Date [inclusive]:
1923-1965
Call Number:
ALI.04.001
Extent:
41.5 linear feet (About 1500 items)
Language:
English
Abstract:
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." The ALI worked on the First Restatement of the Law from 1923-1944. The project attempted to clarify nine broad subject areas of law: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Two other subject areas, Business Associations and Sales of Land, were explored but never officially adopted by the ALI. The final draft of the restatement was approved at the ALI Annual meeting in May 1942. The collection, 1923-1959 and undated, includes drafts, comments, correspondence, meeting minutes, state annotations, and other materials related to the First Restatement of the Law, which sought to codify and simplify the law. Nine broad subject areas include: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Official Institute drafts make up the bulk of the collection. State annotations constitute the second largest portion, while the remainder of the collection consists of correspondence from and to reporters about the restatements.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the First Restatement of the Law Records, ALI.04.001, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Future of the Institute Records
Date [bulk]:
1929-1948
Date [inclusive]:
1929-1968
Call Number:
ALI.04.020
Extent:
1.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
Following the publication of the First Restatement of the Law, in 1936 the American Law Institute (ALI) held a series of meetings and published a series of reports that considered what additional areas of the law might be selected for future restatement projects. Work on the project continued into the mid-1940s. Many fields were considered, but only a few were actually selected for inclusion in future restatement projects. The collection, 1929-1968 and undated (bulk: 1929-1948), includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other records related to areas of the law up for consideration for future restatement projects, including business associations, industrial relations, and monopolies.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Future of the Institute Records, American Law Institute Archives Collection #20, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Keeping the Restatement Up-To-Date Records
Date [inclusive]:
1946-1947
Call Number:
ALI.04.021
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In 1947, the American Law Institute (ALI) authorized the drafting of amendments proposed due to changes in the law since the publication of the First Restatement of the Law. The purpose of the ALI's charge was designed to bring the Restatement "up-to-date" and in keeping with current law. The collection, 1946-1947, includes correspondence, meeting records, drafts, and other records related to the drafting of amendments to the ALI's First Restatement of the Law.
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[Identification of item], in the Keeping the Restatement Up-To-Date Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.021, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Law of Airflight Records
Date [inclusive]:
1937-1939
Call Number:
ALI.04.014
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In 1937, the American Law Institute partnered with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law to analyze and correct perceived defects in the Law of Airflight. The Law of Airflight project was concerned with three acts: the Aviation Liability Act, the Law of Airflight, and the Air Jurisdiction Act. The collection, 1937-1939, includes correspondence, minutes, proceedings, drafts and related materials concerning the ALI's involvement with NCCUSL to correct perceived errors in the Law of Airflight.
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[Identification of item], in the Law of Airflight Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.014, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
Kane, Mary Kay
Title:
Mary Kay Kane Papers (Complex Litigation Project)
Date [inclusive]:
1988-1993
Call Number:
ALI.10.002
Extent:
1 linear foot
Language:
English
Abstract:
Mary Kay Kane graduated from University of Michigan Law School in 1971. She served as a Professor at the State University of New York - Buffalo Law School from 1974 to 1977 and as a professor, Academic Dean, Dean, and Chancellor at the University of California, Hastings Law School from 1977 to 2006. Kane's area of interest was civil procedure from which she published many books and articles. She served as the Assistant Reporter for the American Law Institute Complex Litigation Project.The Mary Kay Kane Papers (Complex Litigation Project), 1988-1993, include correspondence and meeting transcripts related to Kane's work as Assistant Reporter on the American Law Institute (ALI) Complex Litigation Project, published in 1994 as Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. The majority of the series is correspondence regarding drafts, advising, and the Choice of Law clause. The meeting transcripts include transcripts of the ALI annual meetings and consultative meetings from 1989 to 1990.
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[Identification of item], in the Mary Kay Kane Papers Series (Complex Litigation Project), Reporters' Papers Record Group, ALI.10.002, Biddle Law Library Archives, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
Green, Michael D., 1950-
Title:
Michael D. Green Papers (Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability)
Date [inclusive]:
1994-2000
Call Number:
ALI.10.004
Extent:
1 linear foot
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
A leading expert in tort Law, Michael D. Green currently serves as a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm. Green has also authored books on torts and products liability. Green currently teaches at Wake Forest University School of Law. The Michael D. Green Papers includes correspondence, drafts, and other material, 1994-2000, related to Green's work as Reporter for the Restatement of Torts Third, Products Liability, which deals with the liability of commercial product sellers and distributors for harm caused by their products.
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[Identification of item], in the Michael D. Green Papers (Restatement of Torts, Third: Products Liability), American Law Institute Archives, ALI.10.004, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Model Code of Evidence Records
Date [inclusive]:
1939-1954
Call Number:
ALI.04.010
Extent:
2.25 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1-3
Abstract:
In the course of establishing what would become the First Restatement of the Law, the American Law Institute (ALI) considered including a clarification of the Law of Evidence. However, due to perceived deficiencies in the law, the American Law Institute resolved to begin a project that would provide a thorough reworking of the existing law of evidence. In 1939, the ALI secured funding to develop such a project. Edmund M. Morgan served as Reporter, and John H. Wigmore served as Chief Consultant. The resulting body of law was the Model Code of Evidence, adopted by the ALI in May 1942. The collection, 1939-1954, includes correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, commentary, outside publications, and related material concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Code of Evidence, an effort to standardize common-law evidence rules.
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[Identification of item], in the Model Code of Evidence Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.010, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure Records
Date [inclusive]:
1965-1975
Call Number:
ALI.04.009
Extent:
2 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1-2
Abstract:
In 1964, the American Law Institute (ALI) secured funding to develop a model statute governing law enforcement and pre-arraignment procedures within criminal law. James Vorenberg served as Chief Reporter on the project. The resulting statute was the Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure, adopted by the ALI in May 1975. The collection, 1965-1975, includes drafts, memoranda, and commentary concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure.
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[Identification of item], in the Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.009, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Model Land Development Code Records
Date:
1960-1974 and undated
Call Number:
ALI.04.008
Extent:
2 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In 1964, the American Law Institute (ALI) secured funding to examine and codify the law relating to land use and development. The resulting document was the Model Land Development Code, adopted by the ALI in May 1975. The collection, 1960-1974 and undated, includes preliminary studies, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, and related material concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Land Development Code.
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[Identification of item], in the Model Land Development Code Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.008, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Model Peer Review System Drafts
Date [inclusive]:
1978-1979
Call Number:
ALI.04.017
Extent:
5 items
Language:
English
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Abstract:
In 1977, The American Law Institute joined with joined with the American Bar Association to study ways to improve professional competence among lawyers. The study resulted in the publication of A Model Peer Review System in 1980. The collection, 1978-1979, includes drafts related to a study undertaken by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education that examined ways to improve professional competence among lawyers.
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Biography/History

In December 1930, the American Law Institute ( ALI) began drafting an Act on Double Jeopardy, later known as the Administration of the Criminal Law project. William E. Mikell of the University of Pennsylvania Law School served as Reporter. The project culminated in the creation of an Official Draft, adopted by the ALI, with amendments, on August 15, 1935.

Biography/History

The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. An association of practitioners and scholars known as the “Committee on the Establishment of a Permanent Organization for Improvement of Law” published a study that recommended a lawyers’ organization be formed to improve the law and its administration. The committee was chaired by Elihu Root and counted Learned Hand, Benjamin Cardozo, and Samuel Williston among its members.

The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American bar (including judges, lawyers, and law professors) for the stated mission “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.” Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute’s first director, running the organization’s operations out of his campus office.

The Institute’s first project was a comprehensive Restatement of the Law, completed in 1944. The nine broad areas of the common law analyzed and restated were Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. In the 1950s, the institute began work on the Second Restatement series, which updated the original Restatements, reflected new analyses and concepts, and expanded upon the authorities used in reaching the conclusions set forth. The Second Restatement also treated some subjects not included in its predecessor, such as Foreign Relations Law and Landlord and Tenant Law. In 1987 the institute began its Third Restatement of the Law.

Eventually, the ALI grew to encompass other projects in addition to the restatements, notably, the codification projects (including the Model Code of Evidence, Code of nal Procedure, and Model Penal Code) and legal education. Since 1944, the Institute has cooperated with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in developing and monitoring the Uniform Commercial Code, or UCC. The Institute has worked with the American Bar Association since 1947 to provide a multifaceted, national program of continuing legal education aimed at enhancing the competence of the practicing bar. The Institute also engages in intensive examination and analysis of other legal areas thought to need reform. These projects have dealt with topics such as Federal Taxation, Division of Jurisdiction Between State and Federal Courts, Complex Litigation, and Corporate Governance.

In addition, the ALI has worked with the American Bar Association since 1947 in a multifaceted national program of continuing legal education aimed at enhancing the competence of the practicing bar. The program is known today as the American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) Committee on Professional Education.

Biography/History

The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." To that end, the ALI has held annual meetings since its inception to adopt its restatements and other codification projects, discuss drafts, analyze pending legislation and aspects of the law, set policy, and initialize new projects.

Biography/History

In 1952, the American Law Institute secured funding for an exploratory project on possible work in antitrust law. Robert R. Bowie was appointed Reporter for the project. In 1953, a report was published, but no further action was taken by ALI. Work on the project continued throughout the 1960s, with a resolution adopted in 1961 that a project related to antitrust law be recommenced in the next round of funding.

Biography/History

At the request of the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools, and the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology, in March 1925, the American Law Institute ( ALI) started the Code of Criminal Procedure project. The resulting volume attempted to provide a framework for effective administration of criminal law while maintaining protection for the rights of the accused. William Mikell and Edwin Keedy served as co-reporters. The Code of Criminal Procedure was adopted by the American Law Institute in June 1930. The ALI spent many years following its endorsement trying to get states to adopt the code.

Biography/History

The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work."

Biography/History

In response to the proliferation of complex litigation cases and the myriad issues they raise, the American Law Institute commissioned a project which ultimately became known as Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. The report provides a timely and valuable resource for practitioners involved with the problems presented by complex litigation as it exists today, as well as for those concerned with developing a more just, fair, and efficient system for dealing with complex cases.

The work responds to the phenomenon of multiparty, multi-forum lawsuits—litigation that often includes a multiplicity of individual actions arising out of the same transaction or course of conduct but prosecuted in different forums—and offers innovative proposals for mitigating the difficulties these cases pose. Such litigation, examples of which include mass products liability litigation (such as the asbestos and Dalkon Shield cases), common disaster cases (such as commercial airliner crashes and hotel fires), and certain kinds of contract and commercial cases, involves extraordinary burdens on the court systems, both federal and state; high "transaction costs" in the form of lawyer’s fees and related expenses; and serious risk of inconsistent dispositions of claims by claimants who are similarly situated.

The project began in 1984 and was completed in 1994. Arthur R. Miller served as Reporter.

Biography/History

The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work."

Biography/History

In 1938, the American Law Institute ( ALI) formed the Criminal Justice--Youth Committee to review the findings of a New York City study of criminal behavior among minors called " Youth in the Toils." The culmination of the committee's work was the Model Youth Correction Authority Act (also known as the " Youth Correction Authority Act" and the " Youth Court Act"), a model act that favored the integration of a number of youth treatment processes already employed by various states. The committee also proposed the creation of a Youth Authority, a state-wide panel that would handle sentencing guidelines, with an emphasis on treatment and not punishment, for all underage criminal offenders.

The Model Youth Correction Authority Act was adopted by the ALI in 1940. Following its promulgation, the ALI appointed a special adviser, John R. Ellingston, to help states adopt Youth Authority legislation. This outreach effort was known as the Youth Authority Program. The Youth Authority Program lasted until 1951.

Biography/History

This project constitutes a report to the Institute rather than by the Institute. The first volume details the legal and social concerns that gave rise to the study in the mid-1980s, and distills contemporary scholarship dealing with how well various institutions—prominently, but not exclusively, tort litigation—have performed in addressing the human and economic problems created by personal injuries. The second volume undertakes an in-depth analysis of those facets of the tort system that have proved especially troublesome in recent years and presents the Reporters’ judgments about how the tort system should evolve in the future. An important theme in the second volume is the emphasis on the room that tort law should give to market competition, social insurance, and administrative regulation in order to enhance the capacity of these institutions to build a fairer, more sensible personal injury regime. The Chief Reporter for this project was Paul C. Weiler.

This project was formerly known as Compensation and Liability for Product and Process Injuries.

Biography/History

The Executive Office of the American Law Institute (ALI) performs the organization's major administrative functions, including fundraising, negotiating publication of ALI materials, and coordinating ALI projects. With most of the Reporters located at institutions all over the world, the office also serves as the central depository for the collection of records related to ALI projects. The Director and Deputy Director are closely involved in all of ALI's projects and are copied on much of the correspondence created by Reporters. The Director receives comments from outside individuals and organizations that wish to express their opinions on ALI projects.

Biography/History

In the mid-1940s, the American Law Institute ( ALI) set about to analyze the law as it related to income tax. Known as the Income Tax Project, the primary objective was not to codify the law but to provide analysis of issues as they related to the United States' increasingly complex tax code. In 1954, the ALI published its first suggestions, known as the February 1954 Draft. The draft was made available to tax specialists and especially Congress, which was considering a major overhaul of the income tax law (which became the Internal Revenue Code in April 1954).

In subsequent years, the ALI analyzed specific aspects of the Internal Revenue code, publishing a suggestive framework for dealing with the problems but never formally adopting any of its findings. These projects included a study of corporate taxation (1956-1958), capital gains taxation (1959-1960), and donative transactions and accessions tax (1961-1968). The groups within ALI that worked on these projects included the Tax Policy Committee (the primary group), special consultants, reporters, and the Tax Advisory Group (which was made up of members from the Tax Policy Committee and tax specialists not necessarily affiliated with the ALI). Unlike its earlier codification projects, the Federal Income, State, and Gift Tax Project (as it would eventually be known) consisted of a series of non-binding recommendations to students, teachers, litigators, and legislators as they dealt with the evolving tax code.

The ALI adjourned the Income Tax Project in 1969. It was revived under different personnel in 1974 in a renewed effort to analyze updates in the tax code.

Biography/History

In 1974, the American Law Institute ( ALI) began a new series of studies of federal income tax problems. The new project built upon past analysis that had culminated in the publication of a number of tax-related studies, including the 1954 Draft and the 1969 Recommendations and Reporter's Studies.

The Federal Income Tax Project (not to be confused to the related Federal Income, Estate, and Gift Tax Project that had taken place from the 1940s to 1969) comprised a number of studies, including those of Subchapter C, Subchapter K, and Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code; a study of international taxation; and a study of generation-skipping transfers.

Biography/History

The Federal Judicial Code Revision Project is the Institute’s third major work on the jurisdiction of the federal courts. In 1969, the American Law Institute published its Study of the Division of Jurisdiction Between State and Federal Courts. In 1994 it finished work on the Complex Litigation Project and published Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. This work reconsiders three subjects within Title 28 of the United States Code: supplemental jurisdiction, venue, and removal.

Biography/History

In the late 1960s, the American Bar Association's Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities recommended that a codification of securities law be undertaken by the American Law Institute ( ALI). The ALI approved the project, appointing Louis Loss as the reporter in 1969. The purpose of the project was to analyze, integrate, and improve an array of federal acts related to securities law. The American Bar Association played an active role in reviewing and advising the committee on its work.

The ALI approved the Federal Securities Code on May 19, 1978. Loss continued working with the project's consultants, advisers, and other interested parties to prepare a final draft of commentary on the code. Although the ALI assumed no responsibility for Loss's comments, the organization authorized the publication of a Reporter's Commentary with the Federal Securities Code in 1980.

Biography/History

The First Restatement of the Law was the first project of the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI worked on the first restatement from 1923 to 1944. The project attempted to clarify nine broad subject areas of law: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Two other subject areas, Business Associations and Sales of Land, were explored but never officially adopted by the ALI. The final draft of the restatement was approved at the ALI Annual meeting in May 1942.

Biography/History

Following the publication of the First Restatement of the Law, in 1936 the American Law Institute ( ALI) held a series of meetings and published a series of reports that considered what additional areas of the law might be selected for future restatement projects. Work on the project continued into the mid-1940s. Many fields were considered, but only a few were actually selected for inclusion in future restatement projects.

Biography/History

In 1947, the American Law Institute ( ALI) authorized the drafting of amendments proposed due to changes in the law since the publication of the First Restatement of the Law. The purpose of the ALI's charge was designed to bring the Restatement " up-to-date" and in keeping with current law.

Biography/History

In 1937, the American Law Institute ( ALI) partnered with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law ( NCCUSL) to analyze and correct perceived defects in the Law of Airflight. The Law of Airflight project was concerned with three acts: the Aviation Liability Act, the Law of Airflight, and the Air Jurisdiction Act.

Biography/History

Mary Kay Kane was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan for her B.A. in English, graduating in 1968, and graduated from the University of Michigan Law School with her J.D. with honors in 1971. After commencement, she became the Co-Director of the National Science Foundation project on confidentiality, privacy, and social science research working both at University of Michigan and Harvard Law School.

In 1974, Kane started teaching at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School as an Assistant Professor. She left SUNY-Buffalo Law School to become a professor at University of California, Hastings Law School in 1977. Kane was Assistant Academic Dean from 1980 to 1982, Acting Academic Dean from 1987 to 1988, Academic Dean from 1990 to 1993 and Dean from 1993 to 2006 at California, Hastings Law School. She also served as Chancellor from 2000 to 2006 and has taught as a visiting professor at University of Michigan, Boalt Hill, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Kane has written many books and articles on civil procedure of law. She served as Assistant Reporter for the American Law Institute Complex Litigation Project, of which she is a member. In 2001, Kane held the position of President of the Association of American Law Schools. She is also a member of the Council of the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and a member of the Standing Committee on Practice and Procedure for the United States Judicial Conference.

Biography/History

A leading expert in tort Law, Michael D. Green currently serves as a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm. Green has also authored books on torts and products liability. Green currently teaches at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Biography/History

In the course of establishing what would become the First Restatement of the Law, the American Law Institute ( ALI) considered including a clarification of the Law of Evidence. However, due to perceived deficiencies in the law, the American Law Institute resolved to begin a project that would provide a thorough reworking of the existing law of evidence. In 1939, the ALI secured funding to develop such a project. Edmund M. Morgan served as Reporter, and John H. Wigmore served as Chief Consultant. The resulting body of law was the Model Code of Evidence, adopted by the ALI in May 1942.

Biography/History

In 1964, the American Law Institute ( ALI) secured funding to develop a model statute governing law enforcement and pre-arraignment procedures within criminal law. James Vorenberg served as Chief Reporter on the project. The resulting statute was the Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure, adopted by the ALI in May 1975.

Biography/History

In 1964, the American Law Institute ( ALI) secured funding to examine and codify the law relating to land use and development. The resulting document was the Model Land Development Code, adopted by the ALI in May 1975. It contained 10 Articles. Allison Dunham served as Chief Reporter on the project.

Biography/History

In 1977, The American Law Institute ( ALI) joined with joined with the American Bar Association to study ways to improve professional competence among lawyers. The study resulted in the publication of A Model Peer Review System in 1980.

Scope and Contents

The Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts, 1930-1935, include preliminary drafts, tentative drafts, a proposed final draft, and an official draft related to the subject of double jeopardy as outlined in the Administration of the Criminal Law project.

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This photograph collection is comprised of portraits of ALI directors, presidents, members, and staff. Also included are photographs from the Annual Meeting, including the 1st Annual Meeting in 1923.

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The American Law Institute Annual Meeting Records, 1923-2005, include correspondence, addresses and remarks, reports on codification projects and other ALI-related activity, annual meeting programs, yearbooks, proceedings, and related records regarding activity at the ALI's annual meetings.

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Correspondence, reports, and other records, 1950-1963, related to a study commissioned by the American Law Institute regarding possible work in the field of anti-trust and patent law.

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The Code of Criminal Procedure Records, circa 1925-1959, include drafts, correspondence, minutes, and other materials related to the drafting of the code, which outlined procedures for carrying out criminal law and defined the rights of the accused in areas such as arrest, bail, and execution.

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The American Law Institute Committee Records, 1922-2004, include minutes, correspondence, reports, and related records regarding the activity of the American Law Institute's Executive Committee, Finance and Development Committee, Investment Committee, and Membership Committee.

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Drafts and related materials, 1986-1993, related to the creation of the American Law Institute project called Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis.

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The American Law Institute Council Records, 1924-2003, include minutes, correspondence, reports, and related records regarding the activity of the American Law Institute Council.

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The Criminal Justice--Youth Committee Records, 1935-1959, include background information, correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, comments, memoranda, reports, publications, and related records regarding the drafting of the Model Youth Correction Authority Act, adopted by the ALI in 1940, and the Youth Authority Program, an initiative that encouraged state adoption of Youth Authority legislation.

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The collection, 1985-1992, includes correspondence with foundations and other agencies who funded the project, correspondence with project members and other interested parties, reports submitted to Council, consultants and advisers, and publications of the study.

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The Executive Office Record Group, 1923-1999, primarily includes letters written by and received from staff in the ALI's Executive Office, including the Director and Deputy Director. For more detailed information about the scope and content of this collection, please consult the individual series.

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The Federal Income, Estate, and Gift Tax Project Records, 1946-1981 and undated (bulk: 1949-1969), include correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, comments, outside publications, and related records concerning various tax-related projects conducted by the ALI from the mid-1940s to 1969.

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The Federal Income Tax Project Records, 1974-1999, include correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, commentary, and related records concerning various tax-related projects conducted by the ALI from 1974 to present.

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The Federal Judicial Code Revision Project Records, 1995-2000, include memorandums and drafts related to the project.

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The Federal Securities Code Records, 1968-1981, include correspondence, meeting records, drafts, and other records relating to the drafting of the Federal Securities Code, a project that sought to simplify and consolidate the law as it related to financial securities.

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The Future of the Institute Records, 1929-1968 and undated (bulk: 1929-1948), include correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other records related to areas of the law up for consideration for future restatement projects, including business associations, industrial relations, and monopolies.

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The Keeping the Restatement Up-To-Date Records, 1946-1947, include correspondence with ALI Director William Draper Lewis, meeting records, drafts, and other records related to the drafting of amendments to the ALI's First Restatement of the Law.

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The Law of Airflight Records, 1937-1939, include correspondence, minutes, proceedings, drafts, and related records concerning the ALI's involvement with NCCUSL to correct perceived errors in the Law of Airflight.

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The Mary Kay Kane Papers (Complex Litigation Project), 1988-1993, include correspondence and meeting transcripts related to Kane's work as Assistant Reporter on the American Law Institute's (ALI) Complex Litigation Project, which was published in 1994 as Complex Litigation: Statutory Recommendations and Analysis. The majority of the series is correspondence regarding drafts, advising, and the Choice of Law provision. The meeting transcripts include transcripts of the ALI annual meetings and consultative meetings from 1989 to 1990.

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Correspondence, drafts, and other material, 1994-2000, related to Green's work as Reporter for the Restatement of Torts Third, Products Liability, which deals with the liability of commercial product sellers and distributors for harm caused by their products.

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The Model Code of Evidence Records, 1939-1954, include correspondence, meeting minutes, drafts, memoranda, comments, student editions, outside publications, and related records concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Code of Evidence, an effort to standardize common-law evidence rules.

The Correspondence series includes among William Draper Lewis, Herbert F. Goodrich, and other parties concerning the drafting of the Model Code of Evidence.

The Meeting Records series primarily includes minutes of meetings of the Code of Evidence Conference.

The Committee on Evidence series primarily includes correspondence among members of the Committee on Evidence, the main group involved in the drafting of the Code of Evidence. This series also includes materials related to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law's Uniform Rules of Evidence.

The Drafts series includes drafts created by the committee that created the Model Code of Evidence. This series also includes some comments by Chief Consultant John H. Wigmore, whose commentary on drafts was sometimes adopted as an official draft document by the committee.

The Comments and Memoranda series includes comments and memoranda submitted by individuals who served as consultants to Model Code of Evidence Project, as well as organizations and other people interested in the project. Some of John H. Wigmore's comments were officially adopted as draft documents by the Committee on Evidence, and can therefore be found in the Drafts series.

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The Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure Records, 1965-1975, include drafts, memoranda, and comments concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure, a project that developed a model statute governing law enforcement and pre-arraignment procedures. The Model Code of Pre-Arraignment Procedure was promulgated in 1975.

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The Model Land Development Code Records, 1960-1974 and undated, include preliminary studies, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, and related records concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Land Development Code, a project that examined and codified the law relating to land use and development. The Model Land Development Code was promulgated in 1975.

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The Model Peer Review System Drafts, 1978-1979, include drafts related to a study undertaken by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education that examined ways to improve professional competence among lawyers.

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Chronologically within each type of draft.

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Portraits are arranged alphabetically. Annual Meetings follow, arranged chronologically. Researchers should note that in some instances there are one or more photographs of each individual.

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Arrangement
  1. Correspondence
  2. Addresses and Remarks
  3. Reports
  4. Programs and Yearbooks
  5. Proceedings

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1. Executive Committee Records 2. Finance and Development Committee Records 3. Investment Committee Records 4. Membership Committee Records

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  1. Minutes and Related Records
  2. Reports

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  1. Biographical Records About Project Members
  2. Fundraising Records
  3. Correspondence
  4. Meeting Records
  5. Drafts, Comments, and Related Records
  6. Publications

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  1. Foundation and Grant Material
  2. Correspondence
  3. Reports
  4. Final Report Versions
  5. Reporters' Study and Transcript of Meetings

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  1. General Correspondence
  2. Fundraising
  3. Director's Office
  4. Deputy Director's Office
  5. Printing and Publication
  6. Spanish Translation of First Restatement

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  1. Administrative Records
  2. Correspondence
  3. Meeting Records
  4. Drafting Records
  5. Commentary
  6. Article Reprints

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  1. Correspondence
  2. Meeting Records
  3. Drafting Records
  4. Commentary

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  1. Memorandums
  2. Prospectus
  3. Transcript of Discussion Group Meeting
  4. Preliminary Drafts
  5. Council Drafts
  6. Tentative Drafts

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Arrangement
  1. Correspondence
  2. Meeting Records
  3. Drafts
  4. Publications

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Arrangement
  1. Agency
  2. Business Associations
  3. Conflict of Laws
  4. Contracts
  5. Judgments
  6. Property
  7. Restitution
  8. Sales of Land
  9. Security
  10. Torts
  11. Trusts

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  1. Correspondence
  2. Reports and Related Records
  3. Potential Future Projects
  4. Master Sheets
  5. Anniversary Photocopies

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First shipment received from the American Law Institute in 1995.

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First shipment received from the American Law Institute in 1995.

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First shipment received from the American Law Institute in 1995.

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Restatement of the Law: Third Records, ALI.04.003.

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Personal Name(s)
  • Mikell, William E., 1894-
Subject(s)
  • Criminal Law

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)
  • Casner, A. James, (Andrew James) 1907-1990
  • Demott, Deborah A.
  • Ellman, Ira Mark
  • Goodrich, Herbert F. (Herbert Funk), 1889-1962
  • Greenwald, Michael
  • Hazard, Geoffrey C.
  • Keedy, Edwin R. (Edwin Roulette), 1880-1958
  • Klonoff, Robert H.
  • Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949
  • Mikell, William E., 1894-
  • Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961
  • Root, Elihu
  • Schnader, William A. (William Abraham), 1886-1968
  • Twerski, Aaron D.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Antitrust law
  • Patent law and practice

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology.
  • Association of American Law Schools.
Personal Name(s)
  • Keedy, Edwin R. (Edwin Roulette), 1880-1958
  • Mikell, William E., 1894-
Subject(s)
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal procedure

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Complex litigation
  • Jurisdiction

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile delinquency

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Personal injuries
  • Torts

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)
  • Goodrich, Herbert F. (Herbert Funk), 1889-1962
  • Hazard, Geoffrey C.
  • Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949
  • Wechsler, Herbert, 1909-2000
Subject(s)
  • Corporate governance

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Gifts--Taxation
  • Income tax
  • Inheritance and transfer tax
  • Taxation

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Gifts--Taxation
  • Income tax
  • Inheritance and transfer tax
  • Taxation

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Federal Judicial Code Revision Project (U.S.)
  • Jurisdiction

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • American Bar Association
Subject(s)
  • Securities
  • Securities industry--Law and legislation

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Subject(s)
  • Agency (Law)
  • Conflict of laws
  • Contracts
  • Contracts for deeds
  • Judgments
  • Property
  • Restitution
  • Torts
  • Trade associations
  • Trusts and trustees