Francis A. Allen papers 1940-2006
Francis A. Allen papers
Allen, Francis A.
2.5 linear feet
Francis Allen was a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, from 1962 to 1986, and dean of the Law School, from 1966 to 1971. He also taught at Northwestern University, Harvard, the University of Chicago, and the University of Florida. He was chairman of the Attorney General's Commission on Poverty and the Administration of Federal Criminal Justice (1963), and took part in the psychosurgery court case Kaimowitz vs. Department of Mental Health for the State of Michigan, 1972-1979. Papers include a biography and bibliography, correspondence, published and unpublished works, court proceedings of the psychosurgery trial, speeches, other court documents, as well as sample examinations from his various law school courses.
The material is in English
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
1150 Beal Ave.
Finding aid created by Jessica Scott, September 2009
Ann Arbor, MI
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