2001 AALL Annual Meeting in Minneapolis

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2001 AALL Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, July 14-18

LHRB-SIS Business Meeting 
Sunday, July 15, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

LHRB-SIS Lunch Roundtable Meeting
Tuesday, July 17, from 12:15-1:30 p.m.

LHRB-SIS Sessions

Celebrating John Marshall: The 100th Anniversary of His Elevation to Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  
  • Sunday, July 15, 2:45-4:00 p.m.
  • Our major speaker will be Prof. Herbert A. Johnson, Ernest F. Hollings Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of South Carolina Law School. His talk will be on the 20" Century Historiography of Chief Justice Marshall. Prof. Johnson was one of the co-editors of the John Marshall Papers, co-author with George Haskins of Fundamentals of Power: John Marshall 1801-1815, volume two of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the United States Supreme Court; general editor of the well-received series on the Chief Justices of the United States Supreme Court including the volume on Marshall, and author of many articles in legal history. Joel Fishman will present a short paper on the law reports of the Marshall era. There will be time for questions at the end of the session.

Legal Historical Materials in a Nutshell: An Introduction to Legal Archives and Manuscripts
  • Tuesday, July 17, 10:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. 
  • The moderator of the session will be Michael Widener, Archivist and Rare Books Librarian and Joseph D. Jamail Fellow in Law Librarianship at the University of Texas School of Law Tarlton Law Library, where he has worked since 1991. Panelists include William J. Maher, University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of lllinois, Urbana Champaign; Mark Lambert, Special Collections and Government Documents Librarian at the South Texas College of Law Library; and Paul Finkelman, the Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law.
  • This session should interest not only archivists, manuscripts librarians, and legal historians, but also other librarians who must assist in maintaining and providing access to such collections. Other interested parties could
    include leaders of libraries that are considering starting an archives, libraries that have been approached by a prominent alumnus considering donating his papers to the library, or anyone who works at a library that includes such collections. Law library catalogers may find the session especially helpful, since it may shed some light on the peculiarities of these collections they must contend with in their libraries.