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Abstract The Walter Wheeler Cook Papers consist of 1.5 archival boxes, spanning the years 1898 to 1944. Materials include: biographical items; correspondence; items relating to the Institute for the Study of Law at Johns Hopkins University; papers and addresses; journal articles; and class notes. Relatively little of the collection covers his years as professor of law at Northwestern from 1935 to 1944. The core of this collection relates to Cook's role as one of the “originating four" professors at...
Abstract As an instructor at Northwestern University's School of Law, Goldstein taught trial technique from 1934 to 1947. From 1932 to 1946 he was director of and instructor in, the Lawyers Post Graduate Clinics. The Irving Goldstein Papers occupy one box and run from 1919 to 1969. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence which deals primarily with legal, teaching and publishing matters. The small amount of biographical material includes Goldstein's honorable discharge from World War I.
Abstract Leon Green was named dean of the Northwestern University School of Law in 1929. He succeeded John H. Wigmore, and remained in the position until 1947. At Northwestern, Green successfully steered the School of Law through some of its most difficult periods, including the years of the Depression and of the Second World War. The series consists largely of correspondence and documents relating to the administration of the School of Law. The collection of correspondence includes letters to and from...
Abstract Harold Havighurst taught law at Northwestern University from 1930 to 1966, and distinguished himself as a leader in his profession with an innovative teaching method. The Harold Havighurst Papers consist of correspondence; statistics, membership and address lists, reports, payroll and financial information, and memos to faculty are also part of the series. The records are divided into categories according to Havighurst's original filing system.
Abstract The Fred E. Inbau Papers, spanning the years 1930 to 1998, document his work with the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, as a professor at NU's Law School, an opponent of the Miranda Act, and as a prolific writer and speaker.
Abstract Leigh Buchanan Bienen, senior lecturer at the Northwestern School of Law and wife of Northwestern University president Henry S. Bienen, joined the School of Law in 1995, the same year her husband took office. She lectures in the areas of criminal law, juries, and law and social science, and has additional areas of interest and expertise in capital punishment, sex crimes, and rape reform legislation. In addition, she is a prolific writer of fiction, mainly short stories and plays....
Abstract Alexander Nekam was a professor of law at Northwestern University from 1957 until his retirement in 1974. His main research interests were the emergence and development of the conflicts-of-law approach, conflicts sensitivities in African customary law, and the emotional basis of legal values. He twice received grants to do field work in East Africa. The Alexander Nekam Papers consist of course materials, which include syllabi, outlines, reading notes and other items relating to African and...
Abstract James Andrew Rahl received his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1942. During his career, he was employed with the Litigation Section of the Enforcement Branch, United States Office of Price Administration, and liaison officer to the Joint Congressional Committee to Investigate the Pearl Harbor Disaster. Rahl joined the faculty at the Northwestern School of Law in 1946. He served as dean of the school from 1972 through 1977 and, in 1974, was appointed Northwestern's first...
Abstract Known for his work in the field of estate law, John Ritchie held the position of dean and John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law at the Northwestern University School of Law from 1957 to 1972. The John Ritchie papers date between ca. 1931 and 1988 although the great bulk of the materials span the period from 1957 through 1966. The papers are divided into four subseries: biographical materials, records pertaining to the Association of American Law Schools, records relating to the American Bar...
Abstract Victor G. Rosenblum was a nationally recognized scholar in both administrative and constitutional law. He helped to found Northwestern’s Program on Law and Social Sciences. Rosenblum held several academic positions from Professor of Law, to Director of Northwestern Law School’s Graduate Studies Program. Rosenblum was an active member of numerous professional associations. He held several positions at the American Bar Association as well as being extremely active in various civil rights causes....
Abstract Francis Odiorne Spalding taught law at Northwestern University from 1965 to 1982. The Francis O. Spalding Papers are organized in three main categories: biographical materials, teaching files, and senior projects to which Spalding was advisor. The biographical materials include curricula vitae and clippings spanning 1965-1977. The education files consist of lecture materials, grading sheets, faculty evaluations questionnaires, and exams for courses taught at Northwestern School of Law from...
Abstract The papers span the period 1868-1999 although the vast bulk date from the late-1880s to 1943, the year of Wigmore's death. Wigmore was an inveterate correspondent and a person of catholic interests. The papers include material of considerable importance to the investigation of law, legal scholarship and the work of legal and quasi-legal institutions such as bar associations and organizations promoting, for example, the study of criminology, international law, and comparative legal institutions....