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Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives [Contact Us]
American Law Institute
Extent: 150 items
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.
Biddle Law Library: Law School Archives [Contact Us]
University of Pennsylvania. Law School
Extent: 4 linear feet
This collection of materials from the University of Pennsylvania Law Review spans from 1950-1964 and includes a wide collection of original research, correspondence, and government reports and files used in a variety of Penn Law Review publications, articles, notes, comments, and pieces from this period. The collection demonstrates the intensive research and efforts undertaken by Penn Law Review writers and editors to thoroughly investigate their topics and pieces and to produce the highest quality legal writing.
Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection [Contact Us]
Mikell, William E., 1894-
Extent: 1 linear foot
This collection features a series of materials partially documenting the career of lawyer and legal scholar William E. Mikell. Most notably featured in this collection are various drafts of the criminal codes Mikell was heavily involved in planning and drafting during his career. As well are included a large variety of personal notes and writings of Mikell's which touch upon the large number of criminal law and code topics he worked with throughout his life. Speeches given by and about Mikell are included in their original forms, as well as person memorabilia including Mikell's 1890 Master's degree from The Citadel. The collection is rounded out with a brief set of personal photographs and miscellaneous correspondence from Mikell's career.