quick query about Supreme Court papers
Richard D. Friedman
rdfrdman at umich.edu
Tue Mar 27 10:14:51 PDT 2007
It may have been an attempt to stay awake. I have sometimes tried
this, with limited success.
At 11:15 AM 3/27/2007, Douglas Laycock wrote:
>This is true. I sat next to Blackmun at a lecture at Chicago in the
>late 70s. He was not the lecturer; just at the Law School for
>something else and sitting in the audience. He pulled out a yellow
>legal pad and took copious notes, which I doubt he ever had occasion
>to look at again. This certainly suggested a compulsive note taker to me.
>Quoting Mark Rahdert <mark.rahdert at temple.edu>:
> > I would look at Blackmun's. He wrote down everything.
> > Mark R.
> > At 10:44 AM 3/27/2007, Mary L. Dudziak wrote:
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> >> I'm working in Thurgood Marshall's papers at the Library of Congress
> >> this week, and I have a question that I thought some list members
> >> would know the answer to. For my project, I'm mostly focusing on
> >> Justice Marshall's non-judicial writings. But I looked at two case
> >> files today -- Milliken v. Bradley and San Antonio Indep School
> >> Dist. v. Rodriquez. There are some interesting things in the files,
> >> but not as much as I would like. No conference notes, no law clerk
> >> memos (those are not in the clerks' files either -- they seem to be
> >> nowhere in the papers), etc.
> >> So here's my question: if there's time, I'll take a look in a
> >> couple of other collections. Whose papers at the Library of
> >> Congress are most likely to be revealing? Who kept the best
> >> conference notes during the early 1970s?
> >> A response today would be most helpful! Off-list would be great.
> >> Many thanks,
> >> Mary Dudziak
> >> USC Law School
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> > Mark C. Rahdert
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