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Keeping the Restatement Up-To-Date Records

ALI.04.021

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Summary Information

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.
Cite as:
[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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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.

Scope and Contents

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.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives,  2008

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

First shipment received from the American Law Institute in 1995.

Processing Information note

Preliminary container list prepared by Melissa Backes, 1995-2005.

Processed and encoded by Jordon Steele, May 2008.

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