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Petition to Decision

Papers of Supreme Court Justices on Civil Rights Cases

David Achtenberg

Professor & Law Foundation Scholar

UMKC School of Law

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

816-235-2382

AchtenbergD@umkc.edu










Burrell Home
 
Blackmun
Files
 
Brennan
Files
 
Marshall Files
 
Powell
Files
 
Stewart
Files
 
White Files
 
Abbreviations
  Burrell v. McCray  
The Powell Files
In Box and File Order
(Click  Beginning Image Number to Link to Document)
Box 178 File 1
Brief Description Date Begins Ends
Memo LFP to self (Limitations on Section 1983) 7/31/1975 LFP178F10002 LFP178F10007
Memo WHB to Conference (Pool) with LFP and JPJ notes 9/9/1975 LFP178F10008 LFP178F10020
Memo LFP to self (re Burrell) 9/19/1975 LFP178F10021 LFP178F10022
LFP Docket Sheet (indicating the initial Burrell cert vote and that LFP requested it be relisted to 10/31) 10/10/1975 LFP178F10023
LFP Docket Sheet (indicating final Burrell cert vote (4 grant, 4 deny, Douglas absent) 10/31/1975 LFP178F10024  
Box 178 File 2
Brief Description Date Begins Ends
Memo JPJ to LFP (re Burrell and  methods to limit 1983) 4/22/1976 LFP178F20002 LFP178F20027
Box 178 File 3
Brief Description Date Begins Ends
Memo LFP to self (re Burrell including sections on exhaustion and on whether Monroe should be overruled) 4/27/1976 LFP178F30002 LFP178F30008
LFP Oral Argument Notes 4/27/1976 LFP178F30009 LFP178F30011
LFP Conference Notes 4/30/1976 LFP178F30012 LFP178F30013
Memo WJB to WEB (opposing suggestion that Burrell be DIG'd, i.e., dismissed as improvidently granted) 5/5/1976 LFP178F30014  
Memo LFP to self (re case to review re Burrell) 5/10/1976 LFP178F30015  
Memo PS to Conference  (recommending DIG Burrell) 5/12/1976 LFP178F30016  
Memo LFP to WEB (reluctantly agreeing to DIG Burrell) 5/20/1976 LFP178F30017  
Memo HAB to WEB (willing to DIG Burrell) 5/21/1976 LFP178F30018  
Memo WHR to WEB (will join DIG in Burrell for reasons stated by LFP) 5/21/1976 LFP178F30019  
Memo WHR to WEB (agreeing with WEB) 5/25/1976 LFP178F30020  
Memo HAB to WEB  (agreeing with WEB) 5/25/1976 LFP178F30021  
Memo PS to WEB  (agreeing with WEB) 5/25/1976 LFP178F30022  
Memo WJB to Conference (will write dissent from DIG) 5/26/1976 LFP178F30023  
Memo BRW to WEB (will dissent from DIG) 5/27/1976 LFP178F30024  
LFP Tracking Sheet (indicating chronology of WEB's DIG opinion, WJB's dissent from DIG opinion, and JPS's concurrence) various LFP178F30025  
 
Box 131: File [5] "Supreme Court - Memoranda - Legal Issues - Civil Rights Act - Notebook" (File 1)
 
  Brief Description Date Begins Ends  
  Memo JPJ to LFP re 1983 (Summer Memo) 7/31/1975 LFP131CRANBF10004 LFP131CRANBF10031  
           
 
Box 131: File [6] "Supreme Court - Memoranda - Legal Issues - Civil Rights Act - Notebook" (File 2)
 
  Brief Description Date Begins Ends  
  Memo LFP to self (Limitations on 1983) 7/31/1975 LFP131CRANBF20003 LFP131CRANBF20008  
           
 
Box 131: File [7] "Supreme Court - Memoranda - Legal Issues - Civil Rights Act - Notebook" (File 3)
 
  Brief Description Date Begins Ends  
  Memo JPJ to LFP re Burrell v McCray (Fall Memo) 10/15/1975 LFP131CRANBF30003 LFP131CRANBF30019  
  Memo JPJ to LFP re Burrell v McCray  4/22/1976 LFP131CRANBF30021 LFP131CRANBF30046  
           
 
Box 131: File [8] "Supreme Court - Memoranda - Legal Issues - Civil Rights Act - Notebook" (File 4)
 
  Brief Description Date Begins Ends  
  Memo LFP to JPJ re Sources to Review 2/17/1976 LFP131CRANBF40003