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Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts

ALI.04.016

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts
Date [inclusive]:
1930-1935
Call Number:
ALI.04.016
Extent:
7 items
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In December 1930, the American Law Institute (ALI) began work on drafting an Act on Double Jeopardy, later known as the Administration of the Criminal Law project. William E. Mikell of the University of Pennsylvania Law School served as Reporter. The project culminated in the creation of an Official Draft, adopted by the ALI, with amendments, on August 15, 1935. The collection, 1930-1935, includes preliminary drafts, tentative drafts, a proposed final draft, and an official draft related to the subject of double jeopardy as outlined in the Administration of the Criminal Law project.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.016, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

In December 1930, the American Law Institute ( ALI) began drafting an Act on Double Jeopardy, later known as the Administration of the Criminal Law project. William E. Mikell of the University of Pennsylvania Law School served as Reporter. The project culminated in the creation of an Official Draft, adopted by the ALI, with amendments, on August 15, 1935.

Scope and Contents

The Administration of the Criminal Law Drafts, 1930-1935, include preliminary drafts, tentative drafts, a proposed final draft, and an official draft related to the subject of double jeopardy as outlined in the Administration of the Criminal Law project.

Arrangement note

Chronologically within each type of draft.

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

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

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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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)
  • Mikell, William E., 1894-
Subject(s)
  • Criminal Law

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Other Finding Aids note

An item-level container list is available offline in spreadsheet form.