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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
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
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Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950-
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PU-L.NBA.040
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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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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: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
1993-1998, 2004
Creator:
Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950-, Interviewer
Extent: 77 audiotapes
Randall J. Newsome (b. 1950) graduated from the University of Cincinnati Law School in 1975. In 1998, Newsome was appointed to the Northern District of California's bankruptcy court, where he became Chief Judge in 2004. Randall Newsome has served as a faculty member for the Federal Judicial Center since 1987. He joined the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in 1983, serving as President from 1998-1999. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. The collection (1993-2004) includes audio cassette tapes of interviews with important figures in bankruptcy law, conducted by Newsome.
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Randall J. Newsome Oral History Collection
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Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950-, Interviewer
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PU-L.NBA.011
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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77 audiotapes
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1993-1998, 2004
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Randall J. Newsome (b. 1950) graduated from the University of Cincinnati Law School in 1975. In 1998, Newsome was appointed to the Northern District of California's bankruptcy court, where he became Chief Judge in 2004. Randall Newsome has served as a faculty member for the Federal Judicial Center since 1987. He joined the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in 1983, serving as President from 1998-1999. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. The collection (1993-2004) includes audio cassette tapes of interviews with important figures in bankruptcy law, conducted by Newsome.
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Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950- American College of Bankruptcy Countryman, Vern Duberstein, Conrad B., 1915-2005 Forman, Leon S., 1915-2006 Herzog, Asa S. (Asa Shaffer), 1903-1996 Kennedy, Frank R. King, Lawrence P., 1929-2001 Lee, Joe, 1925- Morton, Robert B. (Robert Ball), 1912-2005 National Bankruptcy Conference (U.S.) National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Patchan, Joseph Treister , George M., 1923-
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Audiotapes Oral histories (document genres)
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
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
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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PU-L.NBA.012
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
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1926 - 2013
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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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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]
2004-2008
Creator:
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
Extent: 15 items
The Oral History Project was begun by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) at its 2004 Annual Meeting. The purpose of the project was to record interviews in which past presidents of the NCBJ reminisced about the organization and the role they played in it. The project later expanded to encompass oral histories of prominent bankruptcy judges. The collection chiefly includes oral histories recorded with past presidents of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Accruals to this project include prominent members of the NCBJ who may or may not be former presidents.
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Oral History Project
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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PU-L.NBA.012.001
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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15 items
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2004-2008
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The Oral History Project was begun by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) at its 2004 Annual Meeting. The purpose of the project was to record interviews in which past presidents of the NCBJ reminisced about the organization and the role they played in it. The project later expanded to encompass oral histories of prominent bankruptcy judges. The collection chiefly includes oral histories recorded with past presidents of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Accruals to this project include prominent members of the NCBJ who may or may not be former presidents.
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2000s
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Adler, Louise Decarl Cosetti, Joseph L. Lee, Joe, 1925- Martin, Robert D. Newsome, Randall J. (Randall Jackson), 1950- Paine, George C., II Thomas, A. Thomas
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Audiotapes Oral histories (document genres)
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
2005
Extent: 5 items
Conrad B. Duberstein (1915-2005) earned his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College in 1938 and his J.D. from St. John's University Law School in 1942. From 1943 to 1945, Duberstein served in the United States Army, where he was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and the Combat Infantry Badge. When he left the Army following the end of World War II, Duberstein joined the Brooklyn law firm of Schwartz, Rudin, and Duberstein (the latter partner named after his uncle). In 1971, he became a partner at Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston, and Rosen, where he remained until his retirement in 1981. In 1981, he was appointed to the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court of New York. He was appointed that court's Chief Judge in 1984, a position he held for the rest of his career. In 1991, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. John's University Law School. The collection, 2005, contains 5 DVDs of footage honoring the career of Duberstein.
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Conrad B. Duberstein Collection
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PU-L.NBA.024
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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5 items
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2005
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Conrad B. Duberstein (1915-2005) earned his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College in 1938 and his J.D. from St. John's University Law School in 1942. From 1943 to 1945, Duberstein served in the United States Army, where he was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and the Combat Infantry Badge. When he left the Army following the end of World War II, Duberstein joined the Brooklyn law firm of Schwartz, Rudin, and Duberstein (the latter partner named after his uncle). In 1971, he became a partner at Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston, and Rosen, where he remained until his retirement in 1981. In 1981, he was appointed to the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court of New York. He was appointed that court's Chief Judge in 1984, a position he held for the rest of his career. In 1991, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. John's University Law School. The collection, 2005, contains 5 DVDs of footage honoring the career of Duberstein.
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Duberstein, Conrad B., 1915-2005
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DVDs Oral histories (document genres)
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