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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. 

Hoover Institution Poster Collection, FR 876

Browse collections from the United States, Germany, Japan, and beyond

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs, cph 3b07880; Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, C37147-15A

Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1986–2005

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William Rehnquist Papers

US Supreme Court associate justice, 197286, and chief justice, 19862005

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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Official portrait of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist

HOOVER INSTITUTION ANNOUNCES DATES FOR ACCESS TO THE PAPERS OF CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM REHNQUIST

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Stanford

STANFORD – The papers of Supreme Court justice William H. Rehnquist for the 1972 and 1973 Supreme Court terms will be opened to researchers at the Hoover Institution Archives on November 17. Papers from the 1974 Supreme Court term in the Rehnquist Collection and his correspondence files from 1972 through 2005 will be opened by January 5, 2009.

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Official portrait of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist

PAPERS OF LATE U.S. CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM REHNQUIST DONATED TO HOOVER INSTITUTION

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Stanford

STANFORD – The papers of Supreme Court justice William H. Rehnquist for the 1972 and 1973 Supreme Court terms will be opened to researchers at the Hoover Institution Archives on Monday, November 17, 2008. Rehnquist's papers from the 1974 term and his correspondence files from 1972 through 2005 will be opened by January 5, 2009.

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Official portrait of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist

Rehnquist Papers: Finding Aid for Materials from 1947 to 1974 Available to Researchers on November 17, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Stanford

STANFORD – Materials from the papers of the late Justice William H. Rehnquist involving his work from 1947 to 1971 and Supreme Court cases from the 1972 to 1974 terms will be opened to researchers on November 17, 2008, at the Hoover Institution.

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Official Group photo taken 8/5/72.

The papers of the late William H. Rehnquist

The papers of the late William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2005, have been donated to the Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University

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