Professional papers of the Honorable Joseph R. Grodin, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California from 1982 to 1987.
Materials date from 1979 through 1989.
Joseph R. Grodin was born in Oakland, California on August 30, 1930. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley
(BA, 1951), Grodin continued his education at Yale University (JD, 1954) and the London School of Economics (PhD, 1960), with
an academic focus on labor law and labor relations. Grodin joined the law firm of Tobriner and Lazarus in 1955. While in private
practice, Grodin served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.
From 1970 to 1971 he served as a visiting professor at the University of Oregon Law School and, in 1972, began teaching full-time
at Hastings College of the Law. In 1977, he was appointed visiting professor at Stanford Law School.
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