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American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Subject Files Series

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American civil liberties union

The ACLU is the preeminent civil liberties organization in the United States. The ACLU describes itself as "our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country." Since its inception in 1920, the ACLU has played a part in nearly every significant American social or political issue in the 20th century. This includes important work in the areas of civil rights, children and women's rights, freedom of speech (and all First Amendment questions), and due process, among many others.

For a more detailed history of the ACLU, please see the history in the finding aid for the processed portion of the ACLU Records.

The Subject Files series contains articles, reports, court documents, and other materials collected by the ACLU during the course of their work. The main subjects are drugs, homelessness, and Supreme Court nominations, especially of Robert Bork. Other significant subjects in this series include campaign finance, discrimination, environmental equity and racism, school pension plans, state constitutions, and welfare.

Historical sketch based on In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU by Samuel Walker. See also Samuel Walker's The American Civil Liberties Union: An Annotated Bibliography.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 1, The Roger Baldwin Years is available on microfilm.

Public records of the ACLU from 1917 to 1989, from American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, have been microfilmed by the Microfilming Corporation of America (MCA) and University Microfilms International (UMI). These records include minutes of the board of directors, mailings to the board of directors, biennial conference papers, policy guides, the national legal docket, organization manuals, constitution and bylaws, legal briefs, and publications.

Materials are transferred from the ACLU annually.

This finding aid describes a portion of the American Civil Liberties Union Records held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. For an overview of the entire collection, instructions on searching the collection and requesting materials, and other information, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2010-2012 with the assistance of Special Collections Assistant David Gillespie and student assistants Brandon Joseph, Jamie LaMontagne, and Emma Watt. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in March 2012.

No materials were separated from this series during processing.

Publisher
Public Policy Papers
Finding Aid Author
Adriane Hanson
Finding Aid Date
2012
Sponsor
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
Access Restrictions

Any restrictions in this collection are noted in the inventory. If no restrictions are listed, materials are available for research use.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents

The Subject Files series contains articles, reports, court documents, and other materials collected by the ACLU during the course of its work. The main subjects are drugs, homelessness, and Supreme Court nominations, especially of Robert Bork. Other significant subjects in this series include campaign finance, discrimination, environmental equity and racism, school pension plans, state constitutions, and welfare.

This series is a continuation of ACLU Records: Subgroup 2, Subject Files, 1921-1990.

Arrangement

The boxes are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Physical Description

28 boxes

Campaign Contributions and Expenditures, United States Senators, 1972-1975. 1 box.
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1 box

Campaign Finance (Common Cause Reports), 1972-1974. 1 box.
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1 box

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5 boxes

Drug Testing Task Force, 1987-1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Medical Marijuana, 1994. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Crack/Cocaine, 1991-1995. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Includes U.S. v. Majed.

Physical Description

1 box

Crack/Cocaine, 1993-1995. 1 box.
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1 box

DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), 1994. 1 box.
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1 box

War on Drugs Task Force, 1994-1995. 1 box.
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1 box

War on Drugs Task Force, 1992-1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Drug Testing, 1986-1987. 1 box.
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1 box

Drug Testing, 1986-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Drug Experimentation, 1977. 1 box.
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1 box

Drug Paraphernalia, 1980-1981. 1 box.
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1 box

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1 box

Racial, 1976-1980. 1 box.
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1 box

General, 1974-1980. 1 box.
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1 box

El Salvador, 1981-1994. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Equity, 1981-1994. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Equity/Racism, 1991-1992. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Includes El Pueblo v. County of Kings.

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1 box

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2 boxes

El Pueblo Para El Aire y Agua Limpio v. County of Kings, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

El Pueblo Para El Aire y Agua Limpio v. County of Kings, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Lead Paint Talk, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Matthews v. Coye, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Bordeaux Action Committee v. Nashville - Complaint, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund- Health Needs of African Americans: Environmental Racism Panel, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

New York City Bar Association- Science for Environmental Lawyers, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

United Church of Christ, First National People of Color Summit, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Linda Baldwin: Student Intern- Colombia Law School, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

ACLU- Yale Environmental Conference, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Yale Environmental Law Association- Human Rights and Earth Rights Conference, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Racism Conferences, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

National Audubon Society, 1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Harvard Law School- Environmental Inequality, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

National Lawyers Guild- Environmental Issues, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Notes from Meeting with Morgan Lewis, circa 1985-1995. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Law Professors, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Land Use Experts, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Land Use Reform, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Audubon Activist, 1992-1993. 1 box.
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1 box

New York Law Journal- Environmental Consultants' Directory, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

National Lawyers Guild- Faculty Directory, 1991-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Appalshop "Chemical Valley" PBS Special, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Clearwater- Hudson River Sloop, circa 1985-1995. 1 box.
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1 box

Human Ecology Action League, 1989-1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Racism- Prisons, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Greenpeace Newsletters, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Political Difficulties Facing Waste-to-Energy Conversion, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

ACLU Lawyers Conference- Environmental Racism Panel, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Hazardous Waste Incineration and the Permit Process, 1983-1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Toxics and Minority Communities- Alternative Policy Institute of the Center for Third World Organizing, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Legal Research: Title VI, 1989. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Neighborhood Action Coalition v. Canton

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1 box

Environmental Defense Fund- Annual Reports, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Race, Poverty, and the Environment- Newsletters, 1990-1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Western Center on Law and Poverty: Non-English Speakers' Rights Under Law, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Legal Research: Environmental Racism, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Berle, Kass, and Case Memo on Environmental Laws, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

"Florida Lax on Lead Rules"- Miami Herald, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Interstate Sanitation Commission, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Mississippi- Greene Co. Landfill, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Mississippi Affiliate Newsletters, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Environmental Justice Project: Mississippi- Deirdre McGowan, 1993-1994. 1 box.
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1 box

Louisiana Environmental Issues, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

New York State Bar Association and City Bar Minority Fellowship in Environmental Law, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Voces Unidas- Southwest Organizing Project, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Mississippi- Choctaw Indians- Nuclear Dump, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Telephone Notes, Professor Kennedy- Pace Law School, circa 1985-1995. 1 box.
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1 box

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP)- Environmental, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Mt. Trashmere, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

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4 boxes

Wisconsin, 1989-1993. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

McShane v. East Troy School District

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1 box

Homelessness, 1990-1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Arnold v. Woofter, 1989-1990. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About street sweeps.

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1 box

Asher v. Middle Township, 1990-1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About the right to vote.

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1 box

Baltimore Ordinance- Drug-Related Loitering, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Blair v. Shanahan, 1990-1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About begging and solicitation.

Physical Description

1 box

Bryant v. Hunsberger, 1990-1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About Las Vegas Libraries.

Physical Description

1 box

Coe v. Center, 1989-1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About the right to shelter.

Physical Description

1 box

Florida v. Updegraff, 1989. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About sleeping outdoors.

Physical Description

1 box

Ford v. City of Santa Ana, 1988-1990. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About sidewalk sweeps.

Physical Description

1 box

Heathcott v. Clampitt, 1993. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About the rights of indigents.

Physical Description

1 box

City of Homer v. Honig, 1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About sleeping outdoors or in cars.

Physical Description

1 box

Kriemer v. Morristown Public Library, 1989-1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About loitering.

Physical Description

1 box

Loper v. New York City Police Department, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Michigan v. Fitzpatrick, 1989. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About drug-related loitering.

Physical Description

1 box

McCain v. Dinkins, 1993. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About housing.

Physical Description

1 box

McCoy v. City of Costa Mesa, 1989. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About begging and solicitation.

Physical Description

1 box

New York Civil Liberties Union Testimony- Begging and Solicitation, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

City of Pompano Beach v. Capalbo, 1983. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About sleeping outdoors.

Physical Description

1 box

Pottinger v. City of Miami, 1992. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

About sleeping in public (outdoors).

Physical Description

1 box

Food Stamps, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Gottlieb Memo re: foodstamps, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

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1 box

Kalamazoo Data, 1969-1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Racial Block Voting Analysis, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Council Election Totals, 1969-1987. 1 box.
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1 box

Memos, 1988-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Precinct Racial Demography, 1982. 1 box.
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1 box

Letters, 1988-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Research Resources, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Gubernatorial Election Data, 1986-1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Kalamazoo Gazette Article on Interest in Ward Voting, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Precinct List and Street Index, 1987. 1 box.
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1 box

Council Meeting on Ward System Minutes, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Sample Election District, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

School Board Election Data, 1984. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Unindexed Materials, 1979-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Kalamazoo Voting Rights, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Census Tract Map, 1980. 1 box.
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1 box

Election Articles, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Kalamazoo Demographic Data, 1980. 1 box.
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1 box

Redistricting Dates and Election Results, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Kalamazoo Precinct Boundary Changes, 1972-1982. 1 box.
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1 box

Number of Affiliate Attorneys, 1988. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

"You Have the Right" Amsterdam News, 1989. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

ACLU Cases Impacting on Asian Americans, 1987-1988. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

"Redistricting in the 90s: A Guide for Minority Groups", 1989-1990. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Racist Speech Research, circa 1970-1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Law Review Articles on Constitutional Right to Livelihood, 1980. 1 box.
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1 box

Poverty Statistics, 1988-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Race and Poverty Paper- Drafts, circa 1970-1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Thrower v. Perales, 1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Shelter Visits, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Fair Labor Standards- Applicability, 1985-1989. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

City Job Descriptions and Wages, 1974-1989. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Thrower Affidavit, 1988-1989. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Thrower v. Grinker and Thrower v. Perales

Physical Description

1 box

Robinson, Doris, 1987-1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Land Loss Prevention Project, 1991-1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Nevada- Homeless Ordinances, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Homelessness- Alaska, 1990-1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Richard v. State of Nevada, 1991-1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Roulette v. City of Seattle, 1994. 1 box.
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1 box

Santa Cruz and Berkeley, California- Panhandling Ordinance, 1994. 1 box.
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1 box

Savage v. Aronson, 1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Seattle v. Slack, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Tacoma v. Anderson, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Thompson v. New Orleans, 1986. 1 box.
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1 box

Tobias v. City of Encinitas, 1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Voter Registration of Homeless Persons, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Waters v. Barry, 1989. 1 box.
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1 box

Whiting v. Town of Westerly, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Wilkinson v. Lafranz, 1989-1990. 1 box.
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1 box

Young v. New York City Transit Authority, 1989-1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

ACLU Drug Policy, 1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Drug Testing- Decisions, Public, 1984-1993. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Mandatory Sentencing, 1991-1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Affiliate Activity, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Conscientious Objectors, 1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Includes Bondi v. Cheney.

Physical Description

1 box

Da Graca v. Department of the Army, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kratz, Todd- Conscientious Objectors, 1990-1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Memos to Affiliates, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Morse, George, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Pruner v. Department of the Army, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Wiggins v. Secretary of the Army, 1990-1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Persian Gulf- Civil Liberties Information, 1974-1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Deactivation of Marine Reservists with Pending Conscientious Objectors Applications, 1991. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Calabro, Chin, and Mirra v. Cheney

Physical Description

1 box

Affiliate Responses and Research, 1980-1991. 1 box.
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1 box

School Pension Plans, 1972-1984. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Physical Description

1 box

Arnold v. Kemp, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Sue Ryan v. Sara Lee Corporation, et al., 1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Daisy Tailfeather v. Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles, 1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Butt v. California, 1992. 1 box.
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1 box

Boren v. Department of Employment Development, 1976. 1 box.
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1 box

Nelson Bock and Patricia Lawless-Avelar v. Westminster Mall Company, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Tyler v. State of Maryland, 1993. 1 box.
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1 box

Detroit National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) v. City of Dearborn, 1986. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hope v. Perales, 1993. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Reform Educational Financing Inequities Today (REFIT) v. Cuomo, 1993. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

State of North Carolina v. Ernest Richard Cofield, 1988-1993. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Corum v. University of North Carolina, 1990-1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Preterm Cleveland et al. v. Voinovich, 1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Eastwood Mall, Inc. et al. v. Michael Slanco et al., 1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Daugherty et al. v. Wallace, 1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

State of Vermont v. Raymond A. Jewett, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Curfews, 1991-1995. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Brown v. Ashton, Ashton v. Brown, and Hutchinson v. District of Columbia

Physical Description

1 box

Environmental Equity/Racism (Allen v. Hewlett), 1992-1993. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

State Constitutions, 1993-1994. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

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7 boxes

Bork, Robert, 1975-1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bork, Robert, 1981-1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bork, Robert, 1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bork, Robert, 1987. 1 box.
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1 box

Bork, Robert, 1987. 1 box.
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1 box

Bork, Robert and William Rehnquist, 1984-1986. 1 box.
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1 box

Kennedy, Anthony, 1987-1988. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bork, Robert, 1986-1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Welfare, 1991-1996. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Welfare, 1991-1994. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Voter Registration, 1989-1992. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Privacy and Technology Project, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Children's Justice, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Denton's Nuclear Power Plant Bill, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Court Stripping/Helms/99th, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Money Laundering, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Norton, Martin M.D., J.D. Healthcare-Computers, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Robert Ellis Smith--Privacy Consultant, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Office of Technology Assessment, 1984-1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

American Bar Association October 1985 Dinner, 1985. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bork, 1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ginsburg, 1984-1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Bomb/Terrorism, 1984-1987. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

White House Lobby Bill, 1986. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Clarence Thomas, 1991. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Print, Suggest