Byron R. White papers
Written in English.
About the Book
Opinion files and related administrative records documenting cases heard during White's tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court. Opinion files contain memoranda and drafts of majority opinions, dissents, and concurrences; administrative files contain case assignment lists, circulation records, conference lists, schedules of court hearings, decision statistics, per curiam opinions, and docket sheets. Includes records of cases in which White was disqualified and those he requested be discussed in conference. Also includes memoranda and reports by administrative officers of the Supreme Court. Includes material on cases invovling the "Miranda law" (that suspects must be informed of their rights before police questioning), abortion, child pornography, freedom of speech, homosexuality, racial bias, and liability of news organizations.
Gift, Byron R. White, 1988-1993.
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962; formerly U.S. deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Full name: Byron Raymond White. Nickname: Whizzer.
Collection material in English.
Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and on Internet.
The Physical Object
|Pagination||183,500 858 361.4|
|Number of pages||858|
|LC Control Number||88077264|
History Created October 21, 2011 ·
|April 25, 2012||Edited by LC Bot||import new book|
|March 21, 2012||Edited by LC Bot||import new book|
|October 21, 2011||Created by LC Bot||Initial record created, from Library of Congress MARC record.|