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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-12-07
1933-1934, 1959-1978
(Bulk: 1967-1976)
Creator:
Levin, Richard
Extent: 11 linear feet
Richard Levin was a distinguished New York based bankruptcy lawyer who served as assistant counsel to the House Judiciary Committee between 1975 and 1978. He dedicated those years to the penning of US Federal Bankruptcy Code. Richard Levin Documents on the Creation of the 1978 United States Bankruptcy Code is composed of a collection of research reports, drafts, correspondence, and other documents that describe the creation and follow the progress of the 1978 US Bankruptcy Code largely during the years 1967-1978 with supplementary information from years 1933, 1934, 1959, 1960, 1966, and Bankruptcy Statistics Tables dated 1960-1969.
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Richard Levin Papers on the Creation of the 1978 United States Bankruptcy Code
creator
Levin, Richard
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PU-L.NBA.060
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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11 linear feet
inclusive date
1933-1934, 1959-1978
bulk date
1967-1976
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Richard Levin was a distinguished New York based bankruptcy lawyer who served as assistant counsel to the House Judiciary Committee between 1975 and 1978. He dedicated those years to the penning of US Federal Bankruptcy Code. Richard Levin Documents on the Creation of the 1978 United States Bankruptcy Code is composed of a collection of research reports, drafts, correspondence, and other documents that describe the creation and follow the progress of the 1978 US Bankruptcy Code largely during the years 1967-1978 with supplementary information from years 1933, 1934, 1959, 1960, 1966, and Bankruptcy Statistics Tables dated 1960-1969.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Levin, Richard Countryman, Vern Cyr, Conrad K. Edwards, Don Forsythe, John S. Kennedy, Frank R. Klee, Kenneth N. Rodino, Peter Smith, Gerald K. Treister , George M., 1923-
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-06-04
1888, 1937-1938, 1978-2005 and undated
(Bulk: 1994-2005)
Creator:
Glosband, Daniel
Extent: 12 linear feet
Daniel Glosband is the International Bar Association’s official liaison of the Creditors Rights and Insolvency Committee to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and was one of the primary draftsmen of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency. Since its establishment in 1966, UNCITRAL has been recognized as the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. This collection consists of nine series covering correspondence, code references, drafts, articles, Glosband’s notes, organizational reports, and Glosband’s business travel documents dated 1888, 1937-1938, 1978-2005 and undated.
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Daniel Glosband Papers of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
creator
Glosband, Daniel
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PU-L.NBA.056
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
12 linear feet
inclusive date
1888, 1937-1938, 1978-2005 and undated
bulk date
1994-2005
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Daniel Glosband is the International Bar Association’s official liaison of the Creditors Rights and Insolvency Committee to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and was one of the primary draftsmen of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency. Since its establishment in 1966, UNCITRAL has been recognized as the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. This collection consists of nine series covering correspondence, code references, drafts, articles, Glosband’s notes, organizational reports, and Glosband’s business travel documents dated 1888, 1937-1938, 1978-2005 and undated.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1990s 2000s
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English
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Glosband, Daniel Clift, Jenny Cooper, Neil Goodwin, Proctor, and Hoar. Leonard, Bruce National Bankruptcy Review Commission (U.S.) United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. Westbrook, Jay
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-05-04
1973-1994
(Bulk: 1980-1994)
Creator:
Rosen, Leonard M.
Extent: 1 linear foot
The Leonard M. Rosen Papers consists of the records of The National Bankruptcy Conference (NBC) Meeting and Administrative Records belonging to Mr. Rosen. Leonard M. Rosen was a prominent American bankruptcy attorney, and a co-founder of the New York firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. . Rosen contributed to the drafting of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, taught as an adjunct professor at NYU and served as chairman of the National Bankruptcy Conference from 1984 to 1992.
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Leonard M. Rosen Papers
creator
Rosen, Leonard M.
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PU-L.NBA.058
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
inclusive date
1973-1994
bulk date
1980-1994
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The Leonard M. Rosen Papers consists of the records of The National Bankruptcy Conference (NBC) Meeting and Administrative Records belonging to Mr. Rosen. Leonard M. Rosen was a prominent American bankruptcy attorney, and a co-founder of the New York firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. . Rosen contributed to the drafting of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, taught as an adjunct professor at NYU and served as chairman of the National Bankruptcy Conference from 1984 to 1992.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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1980s 1990s
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English
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Rosen, Leonard M. Kennedy, Frank R. National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-04-03
1983-1998
(Bulk: 1990-1998)
Creator:
Nachman, Norman H.
Extent: 4 linear feet
Norman H. Nachman (1909-2001) worked as a Chicago bankruptcy attorney for 60 years, served as President of the Chicago Bar Association, and helped to draft new bankruptcy code. His colleagues named him the “Dean of U.S. Bankruptcy Lawyers.” This collection, dated 1983-1998, consists of materials relating to Nachman’s career in bankruptcy law and includes case documents, reports on aspects of bankruptcy law, Nachman’s daily appointment calendars, business correspondence dated 1992-1998, and various publications including law journals and books authored by his colleagues.
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Norman H. Nachman Papers
creator
Nachman, Norman H.
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PU-L.NBA.057
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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4 linear feet
inclusive date
1983-1998
bulk date
1990-1998
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Norman H. Nachman (1909-2001) worked as a Chicago bankruptcy attorney for 60 years, served as President of the Chicago Bar Association, and helped to draft new bankruptcy code. His colleagues named him the “Dean of U.S. Bankruptcy Lawyers.” This collection, dated 1983-1998, consists of materials relating to Nachman’s career in bankruptcy law and includes case documents, reports on aspects of bankruptcy law, Nachman’s daily appointment calendars, business correspondence dated 1992-1998, and various publications including law journals and books authored by his colleagues.
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1980s 1990s
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1990s
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English
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Nachman, Norman H. Aldisert, Ruggero J. American Bankruptcy Institute American College of Bankruptcy Baird, Douglas G. Coar, David H. Cummings, Walter J. Martin, Robert D. McDermott, Will & Emery. National Bankruptcy Conference (U.S.) National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Simon, Paul Trost, J. Ronald Warren, Elizabeth Winston & Strawn.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-04-01
1998-2013
Creator:
Glosband, Daniel
Extent: 5 linear feet
Daniel Glosband was one of the primary draftsmen of Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, which was enacted as part of The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in 2005. Drafting began in as early as 1997. The Daniel Glosband Papers: 2005 Bankruptcy Reform, is a small collection comprised of five series: Administrative Records; Drafts, 2000; Drafts, 1999; United States Advisory Group; and Chapter 15 Rules.
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Daniel Glosband Papers: 2005 Bankruptcy Reform
creator
Glosband, Daniel
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PU-L.NBA.055
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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5 linear feet
inclusive date
1998-2013
bulk date
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Daniel Glosband was one of the primary draftsmen of Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, which was enacted as part of The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in 2005. Drafting began in as early as 1997. The Daniel Glosband Papers: 2005 Bankruptcy Reform, is a small collection comprised of five series: Administrative Records; Drafts, 2000; Drafts, 1999; United States Advisory Group; and Chapter 15 Rules.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Glosband, Daniel National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) United States Advisory Group.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-26
1972-2011
(Bulk: 2001-2003)
Creator:
Fitzgerald, Judith
Extent: 6 linear feet
Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald has more than 25 years of experience as a Bankruptcy Judge, having presided over matters in the Western District of Pennsylvania (where she was chief judge for five years) as well as in the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This collection is comprised of records relating to the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. The materials date from 1972 to 2011, and are divided into four series: Administration; Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance; Mediation; Meetings.
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Judge Judith Fitzgerald Collection of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Records
creator
Fitzgerald, Judith
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PU-L.NBA.054
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
6 linear feet
inclusive date
1972-2011
bulk date
2001-2003
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Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald has more than 25 years of experience as a Bankruptcy Judge, having presided over matters in the Western District of Pennsylvania (where she was chief judge for five years) as well as in the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This collection is comprised of records relating to the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. The materials date from 1972 to 2011, and are divided into four series: Administration; Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance; Mediation; Meetings.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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2000s
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English
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Fitzgerald, Judith
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-09
1926 - 2013
Creator:
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
Extent: 20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Records
creator
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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PU-L.NBA.012
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
inclusive date
1926 - 2013
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abstract/scope/contents
The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Kelley, Ralph H. (Ralph Houston), 1928-2004 Scott, Mary Davies, 1944-
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DVDs Oral histories (document genres) Photographs
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-10
1978-2000
(Bulk: 1995-1997)
Creator:
Ginsberg, Robert E.
Extent: 1 linear foot
Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers
creator
Ginsberg, Robert E.
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PU-L.NBA.052
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1978-2000
bulk date
1995-1997
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1990s
language_facet
English
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Ginsberg, Robert E. Mecham, Leonidas Ralph Szczebak, Francis F. Wiggins, Beth Ginsberg, Robert E.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-05
1989-2002
Creator:
Mund, Geraldine
Extent: 1 linear foot
The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
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Geraldine Mund papers
creator
Mund, Geraldine
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PU-L.NBA.051
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1989-2002
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Mund, Geraldine Bufford, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1943- Hatch, Orrin Judicial Conference of the United States. United States Bankruptcy Court.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-05
1977-1979
(Bulk: 1979)
Extent: 1 linear foot
Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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Great American Management and Investment Inc. records
creator
id
PU-L.NBA.053
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1977-1979
bulk date
1979
abstract/scope/contents
Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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1970s
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1970s
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English
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Great American Management and Investment. Great American Mortgage Investors. Kahn, A.D.
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Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1923-2000, undated
Creator:
American Law Institute
Extent: 8 linear feet
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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American Law Institute Photograph Collection
creator
American Law Institute
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PU-L.ALI.11.001
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
8 linear feet
inclusive date
1923-2000, undated
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
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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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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American Law Institute 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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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-14
2002-2004
Creator:
Batson, Neal
Extent: 1 discs
Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. Enron began as a pipeline company in Houston in 1985, and later, under the direction of former Chairman Kenneth L. Lay, Enron expanded into an energy broker, trading electricity and other commodities. Enron filed for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York during late 2001 and selected Weil, Gotshal & Manges as its bankruptcy counsel. The collection is largely comprised of the interim reports of Neal Batson, the Court Appointed Examiner.
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Enron Examiner Reports
creator
Batson, Neal
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PU-L.NBA.049
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 discs
inclusive date
2002-2004
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. Enron began as a pipeline company in Houston in 1985, and later, under the direction of former Chairman Kenneth L. Lay, Enron expanded into an energy broker, trading electricity and other commodities. Enron filed for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York during late 2001 and selected Weil, Gotshal & Manges as its bankruptcy counsel. The collection is largely comprised of the interim reports of Neal Batson, the Court Appointed Examiner.
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2000s
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English
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Batson, Neal Andersen, Arthur Enron Corporation. Merrill Lynch. Northern Natural Gas Company.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-10
1968-1986
Creator:
United States Trustees. United States Trustees., Creator
Votolato, Arthur, Creator
Extent: 1 linear foot
Judge Arthur N. Votolato was the first bankruptcy judge to sit in Rhode Island, and for 44 years, he was the only U.S. bankruptcy judge to serve the state. He served on the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Massachusetts and Maine panels. He was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’ B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984. The Judge Arthur N. Votolato papers is a small collection of material relating to Votolato’s work in bankruptcy law. The collection contains Bankruptcy Appellate Panel materials including correspondence, notes, and outlines, as well as case files, reports, publications including The Conference Newsletter, The Silver Whistle, and other related documents.
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Arthur N. Votolato papers
creator
United States Trustees. United States Trustees., Creator Votolato, Arthur, Creator
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PU-L.NBA.046
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1968-1986
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
Judge Arthur N. Votolato was the first bankruptcy judge to sit in Rhode Island, and for 44 years, he was the only U.S. bankruptcy judge to serve the state. He served on the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Massachusetts and Maine panels. He was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’ B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984. The Judge Arthur N. Votolato papers is a small collection of material relating to Votolato’s work in bankruptcy law. The collection contains Bankruptcy Appellate Panel materials including correspondence, notes, and outlines, as well as case files, reports, publications including The Conference Newsletter, The Silver Whistle, and other related documents.
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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United States Trustees. United States Trustees. Votolato, Arthur National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-05-20
1982-2013
(Bulk: 1985-1996)
Creator:
American Bankruptcy Institute
Extent: 21 linear feet (50 boxes and one photo album box)
Harry Dixon Jr. (1944-2006), a lawyer from Nebraska, wanted to form an organization with the dual purpose of providing Congress with expert and unbiased views on legislation and creating an institution that could keep the bankruptcy community aware of legislative activities affecting them. In February 1982, Dixon incorporated under Nebraska law this new organization which was to be called the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). The records of the American Bankruptcy Institute document two main areas of the organization: the history and operating activities of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the organization's professional activities, publications, and research on bankruptcy related issues. The materials date from 1982-2013, with the bulk from 1985-1996. Materials are largely in paper format, comprising correspondence, memos, facsimiles, resumes/c.v., financial records, by-laws, articles of incorporation, certificates, lease agreement, newsletters, marketing materials, clippings, press releases, scripts, white papers, meeting files which typically include agendas, minutes, and sign-in sheets, committee files, conference and seminar material, Library of Congress reports, information bulletins, Congressional reports, records, and bills, court records, briefs, procedures, Congressional hearing testimonies and remarks, publications, monographs, and other related printed matter. The records also include audiovisual materials such as photographs, VHS tapes, audio cassette tapes, DVDs, and CDs. The strengths of the American Bankruptcy Institute records are the documentation of the Board of Directors files; ABI conference and seminar files; ABI's effort to expand membership; Committee files; and the organization's analysis of bankruptcy legislation from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Extensive areas of analysis by ABI include the U.S. Trustee Program which include numerous oversight hearings; Chapter 7 Substantial Abuse; Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy; additional bankruptcy judgeships; the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984 (BAFJA) including the Bankruptcy Survey Project conducted by the ABI after the law (BAFJA) went into effect; judicial salaries; leveraged buyouts (LBO); pension plans and retirement benefits; proposed amendments to bankruptcy rules and forms; significant Supreme Court cases; S. 1985 National Bankruptcy Review Commission Act, S. 1559 Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act, and testimonies before various Congressional committees from 1989-1996.
title
American Bankruptcy Institute Records
creator
American Bankruptcy Institute
id
PU-L.NBA.048
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
21 linear feet (50 boxes and one photo album box)
inclusive date
1982-2013
bulk date
1985-1996
abstract/scope/contents
Harry Dixon Jr. (1944-2006), a lawyer from Nebraska, wanted to form an organization with the dual purpose of providing Congress with expert and unbiased views on legislation and creating an institution that could keep the bankruptcy community aware of legislative activities affecting them. In February 1982, Dixon incorporated under Nebraska law this new organization which was to be called the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). The records of the American Bankruptcy Institute document two main areas of the organization: the history and operating activities of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the organization's professional activities, publications, and research on bankruptcy related issues. The materials date from 1982-2013, with the bulk from 1985-1996. Materials are largely in paper format, comprising correspondence, memos, facsimiles, resumes/c.v., financial records, by-laws, articles of incorporation, certificates, lease agreement, newsletters, marketing materials, clippings, press releases, scripts, white papers, meeting files which typically include agendas, minutes, and sign-in sheets, committee files, conference and seminar material, Library of Congress reports, information bulletins, Congressional reports, records, and bills, court records, briefs, procedures, Congressional hearing testimonies and remarks, publications, monographs, and other related printed matter. The records also include audiovisual materials such as photographs, VHS tapes, audio cassette tapes, DVDs, and CDs. The strengths of the American Bankruptcy Institute records are the documentation of the Board of Directors files; ABI conference and seminar files; ABI's effort to expand membership; Committee files; and the organization's analysis of bankruptcy legislation from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Extensive areas of analysis by ABI include the U.S. Trustee Program which include numerous oversight hearings; Chapter 7 Substantial Abuse; Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy; additional bankruptcy judgeships; the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984 (BAFJA) including the Bankruptcy Survey Project conducted by the ABI after the law (BAFJA) went into effect; judicial salaries; leveraged buyouts (LBO); pension plans and retirement benefits; proposed amendments to bankruptcy rules and forms; significant Supreme Court cases; S. 1985 National Bankruptcy Review Commission Act, S. 1559 Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act, and testimonies before various Congressional committees from 1989-1996.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1980s 1990s
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English
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American Bankruptcy Institute Creel, Ed DeConcini, Dennis Dixon, Harry. D., Jr. Elaesser, Ford Gerdano, Samuel, Jr. Gitlin, Richard A. Johns-Manville, Incorporated National Bankruptcy Conference (U.S.) National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Norton, William, Jr. Peters, Melvin Phelan, Robin E. Scott, Mary Davies, 1944- Shapiro, Keith Small, A Thomas Tatelbaum, Charles M. Teofan, Vernon O. United States. Supreme Court Vihon, Charles Whelan, Roger Whyte, Bettina M.
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Audiotapes Clippings files Drafts (documents) Legal files Legislation (legal concepts) Minutes Photographs Publications Video recordings
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-05-13
2009
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains a brief series of files concerning the Chrysler/General Motors bankruptcy case of 2009. The series includes a number of files of motions during the proceedings, as well as both paper and audio transcripts of the first three days of hearings.
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General Motors Bankruptcy
creator
id
PU-L.NBA.044
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
2009
bulk date
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This collection contains a brief series of files concerning the Chrysler/General Motors bankruptcy case of 2009. The series includes a number of files of motions during the proceedings, as well as both paper and audio transcripts of the first three days of hearings.
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General Motors.
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Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-04-18
1935-1996
Creator:
Levin, A. Leo, 1919-
Extent: 30 linear feet
A. Leo Levin, born in 1919 received his B.A. from Yeshiva University in 1939. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received his J.D. in 1942. Levin then took his first teaching job at the University of Iowa where he taught for two years before returning to his alma mater Penn Law School. Levin taught at Penn Law until his appointment as Director of the Federal Judicial Center in 1977. Levin participated in numerous legal professional organizations such as the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif. Levin also served on a number of high profile judiciary committees such as the Legislative Reapportionment Committee from 1971-1973, the Commission on Revision of the Federal Court Appellate System from 1973-1975, and the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group. Levin produced or contributed to a number of publications related to the law including Dispatch and Delay: A Field Study of Judicial Administration in Pennsylvania with Edward A. Woolley and Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure with James H. Chadbourn. Levin's interests were not limited solely to the law as evidenced by his active role in the Jewish Community serving on numerous boards of Jewish centric organizations such as the Jewish Exponent, a weekly newspaper published in Philadelphia, the Jewish Federation of Jewish Agencies and the Jewish Publication Society.
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A. Leo Levin Papers
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Levin, A. Leo, 1919-
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PU-L.MSS.015
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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30 linear feet
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1935-1996
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A. Leo Levin, born in 1919 received his B.A. from Yeshiva University in 1939. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received his J.D. in 1942. Levin then took his first teaching job at the University of Iowa where he taught for two years before returning to his alma mater Penn Law School. Levin taught at Penn Law until his appointment as Director of the Federal Judicial Center in 1977. Levin participated in numerous legal professional organizations such as the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif. Levin also served on a number of high profile judiciary committees such as the Legislative Reapportionment Committee from 1971-1973, the Commission on Revision of the Federal Court Appellate System from 1973-1975, and the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group. Levin produced or contributed to a number of publications related to the law including Dispatch and Delay: A Field Study of Judicial Administration in Pennsylvania with Edward A. Woolley and Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure with James H. Chadbourn. Levin's interests were not limited solely to the law as evidenced by his active role in the Jewish Community serving on numerous boards of Jewish centric organizations such as the Jewish Exponent, a weekly newspaper published in Philadelphia, the Jewish Federation of Jewish Agencies and the Jewish Publication Society.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Levin, A. Leo, 1919- American Bar Association Association of American Law Schools. Federal Judicial Center Order of the coif
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Faculty papers
Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1779-1796
Creator:
Wilson , James, 1742-1798
Extent: 12 items
Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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James Wilson Documents
creator
Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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PU-L.MSS.016
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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12 items
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1779-1796
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Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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1770s 1780s 1790s
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English
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Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1984-2006
Creator:
Adams, David
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Judge David H. Adams is a retired American bankruptcy attorney and judge, having practiced privately many years and served as a US Bankruptcy Court judge. This collection includes his personal materials ranging from 1984-2006, consisting mainly of materials concerning the National Conference of Bankruptcy judges, in which Judge Adams was heavily involved, on its Board of Governors from 1996-1999, its secretary in 2000, and its president in 2004. The collection includes much correspondence between NCBJ members from 1984-2006, event and conference data from many of the yearly NCBJ conferences, as well as budget, committee, and resolution data from those years, illustrating the planning processes and behind the scenes information about the NCBJ and its activities, members, and meetings.
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David H. Adams Papers
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Adams, David
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PU-L.NBA.041
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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3.5 linear feet
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1984-2006
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Judge David H. Adams is a retired American bankruptcy attorney and judge, having practiced privately many years and served as a US Bankruptcy Court judge. This collection includes his personal materials ranging from 1984-2006, consisting mainly of materials concerning the National Conference of Bankruptcy judges, in which Judge Adams was heavily involved, on its Board of Governors from 1996-1999, its secretary in 2000, and its president in 2004. The collection includes much correspondence between NCBJ members from 1984-2006, event and conference data from many of the yearly NCBJ conferences, as well as budget, committee, and resolution data from those years, illustrating the planning processes and behind the scenes information about the NCBJ and its activities, members, and meetings.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Adams, David National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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Biddle Law Library: Rare Book Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1911-1921, undated
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
The state bar examination is a test that law school graduates are required to pass in order to practice law in a specific jurisdiction. The bar exam is usually conducted two or three times a year, depending on the state. As a recent standard rule, the bar exam is always held on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every February and July of a calendar year. Historically, this was not always the case. The State Bar Exam Records contains materials that reveal how the early twentieth century bar examinations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania did not limit the test to be administered in February and July. Instead, New Jersey administered the bar examination three times a year: February, June, and November; Pennsylvania administered the bar examination two times a year: July and December; and New York administered the bar examination three times a year: January, June, and October.
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State Bar Exam Records
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PU-L.RBC.2012.01
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot (1 box)
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1911-1921, undated
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abstract/scope/contents
The state bar examination is a test that law school graduates are required to pass in order to practice law in a specific jurisdiction. The bar exam is usually conducted two or three times a year, depending on the state. As a recent standard rule, the bar exam is always held on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every February and July of a calendar year. Historically, this was not always the case. The State Bar Exam Records contains materials that reveal how the early twentieth century bar examinations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania did not limit the test to be administered in February and July. Instead, New Jersey administered the bar examination three times a year: February, June, and November; Pennsylvania administered the bar examination two times a year: July and December; and New York administered the bar examination three times a year: January, June, and October.
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1910s 1920s
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English
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American Bar Association
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1982-1999
(Bulk: 1982-1987)
Creator:
McFeeley, Mark B.
Extent: 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Mark B. McFeeley has well over thirty-five years of experience practicing law in America, of which twenty-eight years (1981-2009) was dedicated to serving as a bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. Judge McFeeley was instrumental in forming the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Tenth Circuit. As a bankruptcy judge, McFeeley was intimately involved with the Bankruptcy Crisis of the 1980s that called into question the constitutionality of the bankruptcy system and the appointment of bankruptcy judges after the Marathon Pipeline decision in June of 1982. In 1984, Judge McFeeley was one of four bankruptcy judges who filed suit against the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. William Foley, the Administrative Office's director, had refused to pay bankruptcy judges, arguing that parts of the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judge Act of 1984 were unconstitutional. The case was later rendered moot when Foley rescinded his order and agreed to pay the judges. The bulk of the Judge Mark B. McFeeley Papers highlight the bitter battle between Foley and the bankruptcy judges as well as details how the bankruptcy court system and judges adapted to the crisis by implementing the Emergency Interim Rule. The collection consists of correspondence, with attachments, newsclippings, copies of government documents, Congressional Records, publications, notes, case materials, and other related materials. The collection may be useful for those interested in researching Judge McFeeley's tenure on the bankruptcy bench or the bankruptcy crisis of the 1980s.
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Judge Mark B. McFeeley Papers
creator
McFeeley, Mark B.
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PU-L.NBA.042
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1982-1999
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1982-1987
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Mark B. McFeeley has well over thirty-five years of experience practicing law in America, of which twenty-eight years (1981-2009) was dedicated to serving as a bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. Judge McFeeley was instrumental in forming the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Tenth Circuit. As a bankruptcy judge, McFeeley was intimately involved with the Bankruptcy Crisis of the 1980s that called into question the constitutionality of the bankruptcy system and the appointment of bankruptcy judges after the Marathon Pipeline decision in June of 1982. In 1984, Judge McFeeley was one of four bankruptcy judges who filed suit against the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. William Foley, the Administrative Office's director, had refused to pay bankruptcy judges, arguing that parts of the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judge Act of 1984 were unconstitutional. The case was later rendered moot when Foley rescinded his order and agreed to pay the judges. The bulk of the Judge Mark B. McFeeley Papers highlight the bitter battle between Foley and the bankruptcy judges as well as details how the bankruptcy court system and judges adapted to the crisis by implementing the Emergency Interim Rule. The collection consists of correspondence, with attachments, newsclippings, copies of government documents, Congressional Records, publications, notes, case materials, and other related materials. The collection may be useful for those interested in researching Judge McFeeley's tenure on the bankruptcy bench or the bankruptcy crisis of the 1980s.
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1980s 1990s
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1980s
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English
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McFeeley, Mark B.
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Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1917-1940, undated
Creator:
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.
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William E. Mikell papers
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Mikell, William E., 1894-
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PU-L.MSS .019
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
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1917-1940, undated
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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.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Mikell, William E., 1894-
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Faculty papers
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1985-2007
Creator:
Cristol, A. Jay, 1929-
Extent: 1 linear foot
This collection contains a brief look into the life and career of Ahron Jay Cristol, the current chief judge of the Florida bankruptcy court, a lecturer in law of naval warfare, and a former US Navy aviator and lawyer in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. The collection contains series of Cristol's work as a legal scholar and bankruptcy judge, including testimony given before the US House of Representatives, various speeches given at events and lectures, and a small series of legal opinions written by Cristol, including some written in poetic verse. Also included are some audio tapes of interviews given by Cristol and a series of personal photographs commemorating his career and service. The collection is a snapshot of the long, colorful, and impressive career of Judge Cristol.
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A. Jay Cristol Papers
creator
Cristol, A. Jay, 1929-
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PU-L.NBA.043
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
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1985-2007
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This collection contains a brief look into the life and career of Ahron Jay Cristol, the current chief judge of the Florida bankruptcy court, a lecturer in law of naval warfare, and a former US Navy aviator and lawyer in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. The collection contains series of Cristol's work as a legal scholar and bankruptcy judge, including testimony given before the US House of Representatives, various speeches given at events and lectures, and a small series of legal opinions written by Cristol, including some written in poetic verse. Also included are some audio tapes of interviews given by Cristol and a series of personal photographs commemorating his career and service. The collection is a snapshot of the long, colorful, and impressive career of Judge Cristol.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Cristol, A. Jay, 1929-
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1969-2010
(Bulk: 1982-2000)
Creator:
Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950-
Extent: 27 linear feet
Randall J. Newsome attended Boston University for his Bachelor of Arts in 1972 and the University of Cincinnati College of Law for his Juris Doctor in 1975. With 28 years of experience serving as a settlement and bankruptcy judge, Judge Newsome is best known for his intelligent and pragmatic approach to resolving complex matters and he is frequently sought out as a national speaker on topics related to bankruptcy. Judge Newsome devoted much of his career handling local and national bankruptcy issues. Not only was Judge Newsome vocal about bankruptcy reform for consumers, but he was also actively involved with the ongoing legislative battles over bankruptcy reform, particularly during the ever changing Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in the late 1990s. The Randall J. Newsome Papers, 1969-2010, primarily covers Judge Newsome's activities as a Bankruptcy Judge from 1982-2010 as well as his activities as a member and future President of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ).
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Randall J. Newsome Papers
creator
Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950-
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PU-L.NBA.040
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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27 linear feet
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1969-2010
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1982-2000
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Randall J. Newsome attended Boston University for his Bachelor of Arts in 1972 and the University of Cincinnati College of Law for his Juris Doctor in 1975. With 28 years of experience serving as a settlement and bankruptcy judge, Judge Newsome is best known for his intelligent and pragmatic approach to resolving complex matters and he is frequently sought out as a national speaker on topics related to bankruptcy. Judge Newsome devoted much of his career handling local and national bankruptcy issues. Not only was Judge Newsome vocal about bankruptcy reform for consumers, but he was also actively involved with the ongoing legislative battles over bankruptcy reform, particularly during the ever changing Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in the late 1990s. The Randall J. Newsome Papers, 1969-2010, primarily covers Judge Newsome's activities as a Bankruptcy Judge from 1982-2010 as well as his activities as a member and future President of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ).
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950- Hersher, Robert F., Jr., 1944- National Bankruptcy Review Commission (U.S.) National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Paine, George C., II Scott, Mary Davies, 1944-
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Clippings files Oral histories (document genres) Photographs
Biddle Law Library: Law School Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1952-1964
Creator:
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.
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University of Pennsylvania Law Review Research Documents
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University of Pennsylvania. Law School
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PU-L.BLL.004
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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4 linear feet
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1952-1964
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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.
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1950s 1960s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Law School
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2012-07-23
1999-2009
Creator:
Bihary, Joyce
Extent: 2 linear feet
Judge Bihary received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School in 1975. From 1987-2002, she served as a judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Georgia. In 2003, Judge Bihary was sworn in as Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Georgia. She served this position from 2003 until her retirement in May of 2012. The Judge Joyce Bihary Papers, 1999-2009, includes materials created, collected, and received by Judge Bihary from two periods of her career. First, materials from the 1999 Debtor Education Program in Atlanta, Georgia which contains information regarding American bankruptcy in the mid to late 1990's. Second, the collection includes information regarding the proposed mortgage "cramdown" legislation specifically referencing H.R. 1106 during 2008-2009. These are materials gathered by judges for the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges to weigh in on issues presented by the proposed bills. The collection is comprised of videotapes, memorandums, correspondence with attachments, emails, scholarly articles, studies, and reports, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report, and instructional materials on financial management which include guides and manuals.
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Judge Joyce Bihary Papers
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Bihary, Joyce
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PU-L.NBA.039
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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2 linear feet
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1999-2009
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Judge Bihary received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School in 1975. From 1987-2002, she served as a judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Georgia. In 2003, Judge Bihary was sworn in as Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Georgia. She served this position from 2003 until her retirement in May of 2012. The Judge Joyce Bihary Papers, 1999-2009, includes materials created, collected, and received by Judge Bihary from two periods of her career. First, materials from the 1999 Debtor Education Program in Atlanta, Georgia which contains information regarding American bankruptcy in the mid to late 1990's. Second, the collection includes information regarding the proposed mortgage "cramdown" legislation specifically referencing H.R. 1106 during 2008-2009. These are materials gathered by judges for the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges to weigh in on issues presented by the proposed bills. The collection is comprised of videotapes, memorandums, correspondence with attachments, emails, scholarly articles, studies, and reports, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report, and instructional materials on financial management which include guides and manuals.
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1990s 2000s
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English
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Bihary, Joyce
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Video recordings
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