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Federal Judicial Code Revision Project Records

ALI.04.028

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Summary Information

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.
Cite as:
[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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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.

Scope and Contents

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

Arrangement note

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

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives,  2009

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Received from American Law Institute headquarters in 2001.

Processing Information note

Processed by Jordon Steele, September 2009.

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Controlled Access Headings

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

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Memorandums, 1995-1997. 2 items.

1 1-2

Prospectus, 1995 September 28.

1 3

Transcript of Discussion Group Meeting, 1995 December 9.

1 4

Preliminary Drafts, 1996-2000.

1 5-8

Council Drafts, 1996-1998.

1 9-11

Tentative Drafts, 1997-2001.

Box
1
Folder
12-15