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Grodin (Joseph R.) Papers
MSS 1001  
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Description
The Joseph R. Grodin Papers (1979-1989) comprise ten document boxes and one map drawer of materials documenting Justice Grodin's service on the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, and the California Supreme Court. The bulk of the collection consists of articles and newspaper clippings, correspondence, speeches, publications, and other materials documenting Justice Grodin's service on the California Supreme Court, including records created by the Committee to Retain Justice Grodin and other papers related to the 1986 retention election.
Background
Joseph R. Grodin was born in Oakland, California, in 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. In 1977, he was appointed visiting professor at Stanford Law School.
Extent
8 linear feet (10 archives boxes; 1 map case drawer)
Restrictions
Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Joseph R. Grodin, was not transferred to the California Judicial Center Library. Permission for reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by fair use must be secured from the copyright holder.
Availability
Collection is open for research upon approval of written request. Requests should be submitted to: California Judicial Center Library, Special Collections and Archives, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Room 4617, San Francisco, CA, 94102-7013, or by e-mail to archives@jud.ca.gov. All researchers must sign the California Judicial Center Library Special Collections Access Agreement form. This agreement can be sent electronically by request. Records in the collection may contain confidential information, as defined in the Access Agreement. Publication or disclosure of such information is strictly prohibited.