The Resource Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files

Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files

Label
Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files, 1982-1999
Title
Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files
Inclusive dates
1982-1999
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The Geoffrey C. Hazard Director's Files, 1982-1999, chiefly cover Hazard's activities as Director of the American Law Institute from 1984 to 1999. The collection includes correspondence, meeting materials, reports, subject files, and other materials regarding administrative and fundraising matters; Council meetings; ALI committees; ALI-ABA continuing legal education courses; areas of the law analyzed in the Second and Third Restatements of the Law; codification projects, including the Uniform Commercial Code, for which Hazard served on the Permanent Editorial Board; other studies commissioned by ALI, including those on transnational insolvency, family law, complex litigation, corporate governance, and taxation; meetings Hazard was invited to as Director; and work with the American Bar Association, particularly regarding legal ethics
  • Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. graduated from Swarthmore College in 1953 and received his LL.B. from Columbia University in 1954. Widely considered an authority on legal ethics, Hazard was Director of the American Law Institute from 1984 to 1999. During his tenure, the ALI worked on many important restatement and codification projects, including a Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers and revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code. The collections, 1982-1999, chiefly covers Hazard's activities as Director of the American Law Institute from 1984 to 1999
Biographical or historical data
Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. graduated from Swarthmore College in 1953 and received his LL.B. from Columbia University in 1954. Widely considered an authority on legal ethics, Hazard teaches courses in civil procedure, federal jurisdiction, legal ethics, and professional responsibility at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Hazard was Director of the American Law Institute from 1984 to 1999. During his tenure, the ALI worked on many important restatement and codification projects, including a Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers and revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code.
Cataloging source
PU-L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hazard, Geoffrey C.
Location of other archival material
For papers not related to Hazard's ALI-related activities, please consult the Geoffrey Hazard Papers, 2009.MSS.001. This collection is currently unprocessed.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education
  • Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Class actions (Civil procedure)
  • Complex litigation
  • Corporate governance
  • Domestic relations
  • Federal Judicial Code Revision Project (U.S.)
  • Lawyers
  • Lawyers
  • Taxation
  • Transnational Insolvency Project
Label
Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files
Instantiates
Note
  • Processing Information: Processed by Jordon Steele, September 2008-May 2009
  • Location of resource: Located offsite at the University Records Center. Department collection number is AE02, followed by a four-digit box number (i.e. 0001 is for Box 1 of the collection, 0002 for Box 2, and so forth). For more information, consult past records transfer forms at G:\groups\biddle\SC\archives\administration\records center transfers
Extent
47.0 linear feet
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
No exact date known, but shipments were sent from ALI Headquarters in the late 90s and early 2000s.
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Label
Geoffrey C. Hazard director's files
Note
  • Processing Information: Processed by Jordon Steele, September 2008-May 2009
  • Location of resource: Located offsite at the University Records Center. Department collection number is AE02, followed by a four-digit box number (i.e. 0001 is for Box 1 of the collection, 0002 for Box 2, and so forth). For more information, consult past records transfer forms at G:\groups\biddle\SC\archives\administration\records center transfers
Extent
47.0 linear feet
Governing access note
The archives reserves the right to restrict access to materials of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information
Immediate source of acquisition
No exact date known, but shipments were sent from ALI Headquarters in the late 90s and early 2000s.
Terms governing use
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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