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Introduction to the Collection

These collections are particularly strong in the areas of international law, especially war crimes trials after World War II, Soviet law, and federal administration of justice in the United States. The papers of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist document his career from his days as a Stanford law student until his death in 2005. 

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WILLIAM REHNQUIST PAPERS - US Supreme Court associate justice, 1972–86, and chief justice, 1986–2005

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TRIBUNAL FOR THE FAR EAST RECORDS - Trials of Japanese officials accused of war crimes during World War II

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TRIBUNAL PROCEEDINGS - Trials of German officials accused of war crimes during World War II

LUIS KUTNER PAPERS - Chairman, Commission for International Due Process of Law; chairman, World Habeas Corpus Commission

EDWIN MEESE PAPERS - US attorney general, 1985–88

ABRAHAM D. SOFAER PAPERS - Legal adviser to the United States Department of State, 1985-1990


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