Monroe Edwin Price (1938- ) was the editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate
justice Potter Stewart of the Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66), professor
at the UCLA School of Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. He also
served as the deputy director for California Indian Legal Services (1968-77). The collection consists of prison publications,
articles, and correspondence related to Price's research on prison inmate publications. Also includes student papers from
a class he taught at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Price was born on August 18, 1938 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in the following year; BA (1960) and LL.B (1964), Yale
University; editorial assistant for American Heritage Publishing Company (1960-61), law clerk to associate justice Potter
Stewart, Supreme Court (1964-65), special assistant to the Labor Department secretary (1965-66); professor, UCLA School of
Law (1967-84) and in 1982, dean, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; counsel, Munger Tolles and Rickershauser,
Los Angeles, 1980-84; consultant for the Rand Corporation (1972-73) and the OEO (1968-70); deputy director, California Indian
Legal Services, Los Angeles, 1968-77; publications include Law and the American Indian (1982) and Shattered mirrors: our search for identity and community in the AIDS era (c. 1989).
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
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