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Law, politics, and the judiciary : oral history transcript : the honorable Spencer M. Williams / 2002.
BANC MSS 2003/169 c; Phonotape 3463 C:1-10; BANC MSS 2003/169 c
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Title:

Law, politics, and the judiciary : oral history transcript: the honorable Spencer M. Williams / 2002
Northern California U.S. District Court oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Williams, Spencer M., creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hicke, Carole, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Williams, Kathryn B., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Naval service in Pacific in World War II; County Counsel office, Santa Clara County; Secretary of Human Relations Agency under Governor Ronald Reagan; law practice in San Jose and Sacramento; significant cases: William Inglis, draft dodging cases, asbestos cases, Dalkon Shield, ARCO, Berkeley bomber, L.A. Raiders; trial law practice; court administration and techniques; formation and goals of Federal Judges Association.

Date:

2002 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Federal Judges Association (U.S.)
United States. -- District Court (California : Northern District)
Atlantic Richfield Co.
Los Angeles Raiders (Football team)
Judges -- California -- Interviews
Draft resisters -- California
Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- California
Dalkon Shield (Intrauterine contraceptive)
Court administration -- California

Note:

Spencer M. Williams ; with an introduction by James M. Wagstaffe. Interviews conducted by Carole Hicke in 1992, 1998, 2000, and 2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Northern California U.S. District Court Oral History series.
Also includes remarks of Williams' wife, Kathryn B. Williams.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (viii, 277 p.) : ports. ; 29 cm.
10 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1697
BANC MSS 2003/169 c
Phonotape 3463 C:1-10
BANC MSS 2003/169 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1697