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Collection of 13th and 14th Century English Land Grants

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-009
Description These documents provide tangible evidence of the feudal system of property law prevalent in medieval and early modern Britain and Europe. They date from the end of the reign of Edward I, who was revered by later generations as the English Justinian, after the statutes of Quia Emptores (1290) and De Donis (1285) had made land freely alienable for the first time since the Norman Conquest. The first grant is for lands to be held by full copyhold tenure – basically an inheritable...
Dates: 1280 - 1304
Found in: Manuscripts

Collection of Carrington Simpson Mass Murder Trial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-026
Description A collection of Samuel A. Spencer's legal documents from the 1840-1841 murder trial of Carrington Simpson, including Simpson's confession; Spencer's attorney notes; lists of jurors; an autobiographical account of Simpson's life, recorded by Spencer; as well as records from Spencer's earlier career.It reveals the brutal details of the 1838 murder of five members of the White Family of Greensburg, Kentucky by Carrington Simpson, his friend, Jason Bell and Bell's step-son, Pleasant...
Dates: 1826 - 1841; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1841
Found in: Manuscripts

Collection of Frederick County Maryland Attorneys Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-058
Dates: 1764-1873
Found in: Manuscripts

Council of Europe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-047
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises reports on legal services in Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom; responses to questionnaires on legal aid and advice; and Resolution 78 (8).

Dates: 1976 - 1978

Daniel Cunyngham Clymer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-070
Content Description

The collection includes dockets of Daniel Clymer's legal activities, farm day books for the Clymer farm, calendars, and pocket almanacs with ledgers written within them. In addition, there are three letters pertaining to administration of wills and a book titled "flax book 1813." The dockets are continuous from 1769 to 1803 except for a gap between 1777 to 1781. The farm day books record the agrarian enterprises at Clymer's estate in Caernarvon Township, Berks County.

Dates: 1769-1776 1782-1803
Found in: Manuscripts

Deans - Annual Reports and Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: LCA-02-08-003
Dates: 1962 - 1984

Dr. Marion Cheek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-022
Contents

The collection contains personal memoranda of Dr. Marion A Cheek, letters to Mrs. Sarah B. Cheek, original case documentation, ledgers, and various other correspondence.

Dates: 1878 - 1903
Found in: Manuscripts

Earl Johnson Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-015
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three series: Interviews, NEJL historical materials, and Access to Justice materials. The interview collection consists of forty-nine interviews conducted by Johnson as part of his research for the book Justice And Reform: The Formative Years of the American Legal Services Program, first published in 1974 by the Russell Sage Foundation. Justice and Reform is the only comprehensive survey of the history of the Legal Services Program (LSP) within the...
Dates: 1964 - 1974

Edgar and Jean Cahn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-005
Dates: 1953 - 1978

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Subject
Legal assistance to the poor -- United States 31
Law Schools -- Washington (D.C.) -- History 14
Legal services -- United States 12
Legal assistance to the poor 10
Public defenders -- United States 9
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Indigent defense -- United States 7
Law -- Great Britain. 4
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States 4
Legal assistance to the poor -- Washington (D.C.) 4
War on Poverty 4
Indigent defense -- United States -- Training 3
International legal aid 3
Legal aid -- International 3
Legal assistance to the poor -- California 3
Education 2
International law 2
Landlord and tenant 2
Law -- Digests -- Great Britain. 2
Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain. 2
Legal aid -- Clinical education 2
Legal aid -- South Africa 2
Legal assistance to the poor -- Fellowships 2
Legal assistance to the poor -- Housing 2
Legal assistance to the poor -- Ohio -- Cleveland 2
Legal services 2
Oral history -- United States 2
Brady v. Maryland 1
Bricker Amendment 1
Capital punishment 1
Children in advertising 1
Civil law -- France. 1
Civil procedure -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Civil rights 1
College newspapers 1
Commercial law -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Copyhold tenure 1
Costs (Law) -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Courts -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Criminal justice, Administration of 1
Cultural property -- Protection 1
Dakota Territory 1
Dean, Paul R., 1918- 1
Dissertations, Academic 1
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 -- Legislative history -- United States 1
Equity -- Great Britain. 1
Equity pleading and procedure -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Finance -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Fisher, Adrian S. 1
Frederick County (Md.) 1
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Law Center 1
Gideon v. Wainwright 1
Historic preservation 1
Housing 1
Indians of North America -- Treaties 1
International Military Tribunal 1
International Military Tribunal for the Far East 1
Judges -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Justices of the peace -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County 1
Justices of the peace -- Connecticut -- New London County 1
Justices of the peace -- Connecticut -- Windham County 1
Justices of the peace -- New York (State) -- Queens County 1
Juvenile Justice, Administration of 1
Labor laws and legislation 1
Land grants -- Great Britain 1
Land grants -- Mexico 1
Landlord and tenant--Law and legislation 1
Law -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain. 1
Lawyers -- 19th century 1
Legal aid -- Canada 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Alaska 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Connecticut -- New Haven 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Florida 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Louisiana -- Baton Rouge 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Maryland 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Massachusetts 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Missouri 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Texas 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- Texas -- El Paso 1
Legal briefs--United States 1
Legal services -- Photographs 1
Legal services -- Senior citizens 1
Letters 1
Mass murder -- Kentucky -- Greensburg 1
McCarthy, David J., Jr. 1
Medicaid 1
Medicare 1
Mexico City (Mexico) 1
New Spain 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 1
Pension trusts -- Law and Legislation -- United States. 1
Poverty 1
Public defenders 1
Race discrimination 1
Retirement -- Law and legislation -- United States 1
Stamp duties -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. 1
Student government 1
Tax administration and procedure 1
Taxation -- Law and Legislation -- United States 1
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Language
English 155
Latin 1
Uncoded languages 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
Thai 1
 
Names
Legal Services Corporation 16
Office of Economic Opportunity. Legal Services Program 16
National Legal Aid and Defender Association 10
American Bar Association 6
Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellowship Program 6
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California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation 4
Georgetown University. School of Law 3
Great Britain 3
Araki, Sadao, 1877-1966 2
Blackstone, William, 1723-1780. 2
Brannon, John G. 2
Cahn, Edgar S. 2
Cahn, Jean 2
Cohn, Sherman L. 2
Decker, Charles, General 2
Georgetown University. Law Center 2
Hirota, Koki 2
Logan, William, Jr. 2
Office of Economic Opportunity. Project Advisory Group 2
Togo, Shigenori 2
Tojo, Hideki 2
Washington, Joseph, -1694 2
Yamaoka, George 2
Action for Legal Rights, Inc 1
Adkins, Jesse Corcoran 1
Albert-Goldberg, Nancy 1
Ambler, Charles, -1794. 1
Andrews, George, Esq. 1
Antioch School of Law 1
Askew, Hulett Hall 1
Athey, Blossom 1
Atlalpopocate, Don Juan Cortes 1
Atlas, Martin, 1914- 1
Bamberger, Clinton 1
Bank of England 1
Barney, Ralph A. 1
Beedle, Sarah 1
Blunt, John Elijah, 1796 or 1797-1856 1
Boult, Henry. 1
Bradway, John S. (John Saeger), 1890-1985 1
Broderick, Mary 1
Brodsky, William J. 1
Brogan, F.A. 1
Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995 1
Carlucci, Frank Charles, 1930- 1
Carman, Stephen 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Catholic Church 1
Catholic University of America. School of Law 1
Clarke, Marshall 1
Corbett, Alfred 1
Council of Europe 1
Cowardin, W.R. 1
Cummiskey, John 1
Cunningham, Timothy, -1789. 1
Curis, Hill 1
Dickerson, Annie 1
District of Columbia. Court of Appeals 1
District of Columbia. Court of General Sessions 1
District of Columbia. Superior Court 1
Doherty, James J. 1
Doonan, Father 1
Duke University 1
Dumont, Charles Henri Frédéric, b. 1758. 1
East India Company 1
Eaton, Holly 1
England and Wales. Sovereign (1603-1625 : James I) 1
Equal Justice Works 1
Falk, Jerome B. 1
Fein, Bruce E. 1
Finch, George 1
Finkenstaedt, Mark 1
Fitzhugh, Susie 1
Forabee, Thomas 1
Forrest, Steve 1
France 1
Frankfurter, Felix 1
Freedman, Gus 1
Freedman, Henry A. 1
Fretz, Burton 1
Gasch, Oliver 1
Georgetown College 1
Gere, Amos 1
Gideon, Clarence Earl 1
Glasford, Steve 1
Gordon, J. W. (John William), 1853-1936. 1
Gray, Sam 1
Great Britain. Court of Chancery 1
Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas 1
Great Britain. Court of King's Bench 1
Great Britain. Courts 1
Greater Boston Legal Services 1
Gulf Coast Legal Services, Inc. 1
Gurule, Agustin 1
Hanlon, Mary 1
Hewett, John 1
Holbrook, John 1
Hollenshead, Sam 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar) 1
Houseman, Alan 1
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