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Cornelia G. Kennedy papers: 1932-2012 (Majority of material found within 1970-1999)
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U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit 1970-2012 [series]

The U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit series (35 linear feet, 1970-2012), is divided into eight subseries: Nomination and Appointment: Confirmation Process, 1977-1979; Administrative Files; Judicial Conferences; Circuit Court Committee Files; Sixth Circuit Judicial Council; Correspondence; Published Opinions; and Court Cases.

 
Nomination and Appointment: Confirmation Process 1977-1979 [subseries]

The subseries begins with more than two linear feet of material related to Judge Kennedy's nomination and confirmation for the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. The subseries contains questionnaires, correspondence, drafts and copies of her testimonies and responses in hearings; statements in support and in opposition to her candidacy; summaries of cases and opinions presented in connection with confirmation hearings; and other related material.

Box   19  
Correspondence 1977-1980 (10 folders)
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Writ Clerk Affidavits 1979
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Oath of Office Ceremony 1979
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Questionnaires 1977-1979 (2 folders)
 
Judge Kennedy's Testimonies and Responses 1979
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Testimony at Hearings
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1st Response (2 folders)
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2nd Response
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Additional Responses
 
Statements
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In Support 1979 (2 folders)
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Opposing 1979 (3 folders)
 
Review of Court Cases 1979
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List of Section 1915(d) Cases undated
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List of 1977 Social Security Cases, undated 1977, undated
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List of Level 2-79 Cases undated
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Affirmations and Reversals 1979
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Civil Rights 1973-1974
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Police 1970-1978
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Prison 1971-1979 (2 folders)
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Probation 1977-1978
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Race 1973-1978
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U.S. v. Hayward Brown 1974
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U.S. v. School District of Ferndale 1975-1978
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U.S. v. Walter Nugent 1979
 
Cases sent to Senator Howard M. Metzenbaum 1979
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Canfield West-Wayne Preservation Association, Inc. v. City of Detroit, Michigan 1979
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Civil rights or Constitutional Cases 1971-1978
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Consent Judgments 1975-1978
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Giles v. Milliken 1976
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Correspondence on Lambright v. Addison Products Co. 1979
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Social Security Cases 1978-1979
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Additional cases 1972-1979
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Case Information and Correspondence in Response to Senator Edward M. Kennedy 1979
 
Opinions
 
Civil Cases
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1971-1972
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1973-1975
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1976-1979
 
Criminal Cases
Box   21  
Chicago Criminal Cases 1971-1977
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1974-1975
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1978
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1979
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Only in Body of Opinion "A" 1974, 1976-1978
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Race cases "B" 1973-1978
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Police cases "C" 1970-1978
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Prison cases "D" 1971-1979
 
Administrative files [subseries]

The subseries includes materials related to court meetings and other administrative papers, such as case terminations and judges' memorial resolutions.

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Service of Judge Kennedy to District Court 1981-1984
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Designations to Serve in District Court 1988-2008
 
Court meetings
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1983
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1984 (3 folders)
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1985 (2 folders)
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1987 (3 folders)
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1988
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1989 (3 folders)
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1990 (2 folders)
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1991 (2 folders)
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1992
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1994-1996 (3 folders)
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1997 (2 folders)
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1998 (2 folders)
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2001
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Bankruptcy Court--Judge Vacancy 1989-1992
 
Federal Public Defender
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Bowden v. Kennedy et al 1995-1996
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Metcalf v. Martin et al 1997
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Metcalf v. Kennedy et al 1999-2001
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United States v. Hatter 2001-2002
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Case terminations 1999-2012 (3 folders)
 
Memorial Resolutions
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Smith, Talbot and Lawrence Gubow 1978-1984 (2 folders)
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Thornton, Thomas P. 1985-1987
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Freeman, Ralph M. 1990-1991
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Brown, Bailey 2005
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Neilson, Susan Bieke 2006
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Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Electronic Case Files Project 1996-1997
 
Judicial Conferences [subseries]

The subseries contains correspondence and memoranda related to the Michigan Justice Conference, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Report and Judicial Conference Committee Surveys, the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conferences, and the Appellate Practice Institute.

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Michigan Justice Conference, A Public Forum on the Justice System 1995
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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Report and Judicial Conference Committee Survey 1999, 2005
 
Sixth Circuit Judicial Conferences
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1981, 1983 (2 folders)
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1984-1986 (3 folders)
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1987
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1988-1993 (6 folders)
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1998-1999 (2 folders)
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2001
 
Appellate Practice Institute
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1983
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1990
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1995
 
Circuit Court Committee Files [subseries]

The subseries includes meeting material, extensive correspondence, and a newsletter for former law clerks, among other related files.

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Committees of the Court 1986-1994
 
Rules Committee
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Procedures in Death Penalty Cases 1984
 
Correspondence
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1981-1987
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1988-1989
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Attorney Disciplinary/Disclosure Rules, Amendments 1989
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1990
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1991 (2 folders)
 
Local Rules Project
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Report 1991
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Background 1991
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1992 (2 folders)
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1993 (2 folders)
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1994 (2 folders)
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1995 (2 folders)
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1996-1997
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1998 (2 folders)
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1999
 
Meetings
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November 24, 1986 Detroit, 1986-1987 1986-1987
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June 14, 1988 Cincinnati, 1987-1988 1987-1988
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February 8, 1989 Cincinnati, 1988-1989 1988-1989
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January 30, 1991 Cincinnati, 1988-1991 1988-1991
 
Advisory Committee on Rules (Attorney Advisory Committee)
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1980-1987
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1988-1990 (2 folders)
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1991
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1993-1994 (2 folders)
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1995-1996
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Docket Control Committee 1980-1988
 
Court Reporter Committee
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1984-1985
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1986
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1987-1989
Box   24  
1990-1992
 
Library Committee
 
Inventories
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1975-1979
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1982-1985
Box   25  
News and Notes
Box   25  
1979-1992 (2 folders)
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Investigating Committee 1988
 
Space, Facilities, and Security Committee
Box   25  
Court Space 1980-1986
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Hotel Space 1981
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Detroit Court Security 1995-1997
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Ad Hoc Committee to Review the 6th Circuit Judicial Conference 1988-1989
 
Sixth Circuit Judicial Council [subseries]

The subseries includes the Council meetings material and correspondence.

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Council Members 1991-1992
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Response to Certification of Frank J. Battisti 1973, 1982-1985
Box   25  
Schlachet Matter 1982-1983
 
Council Committees
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Executive Committee 1989-1990
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Standing Committee Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct or Disability 1990, 1992
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Juror Utilization 1981-1986
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Standards for Authorization of Temporary Personnel 1985-1986
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Sentencing Guidelines Oversight Committee 1987
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Federal-State Bar Ad Hoc Committee 1982-1989
 
Council Meetings and Correspondence
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1980 (2 folders)
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1981
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Correspondence 1983
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Meetings 1983 (3 folders)
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1984 (4 folders)
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1985 (4 folders)
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1985-1986
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1987-1988
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1989-1990 (2 folders)
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1991-1992
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1994 (2 folders)
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Minutes 1997, 1998, 2001
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Chambers Newsletter 1991-2011
 
Correspondence [subseries]

The subseries contains general and professional correspondence, as well as invitations and congratulations notes from colleagues.

Box   27  
Judicial 1987-1993 (4 folders)
 
General and Miscellaneous
Box   27  
1979-1980 (2 folders)
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1981-1982 (4 folders)
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1983-1984 (2 folders)
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1985-1987 (6 folders)
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1988-1989 (3 folders)
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1990-1992 (8 folders)
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Hanssen, Henry R. 1981
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Herrington, Marion 1981-1982
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Invitations 1979-1986 (3 folders)
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Congratulations 1980-1989 (2 folders)
 
Published Opinions [subseries]

The Published Opinions subseries contains volumes with opinions dated between 1979 and 2006.

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Volumes 1-3 1979-1980, 1981, 1982 (3 three-ring binders)
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Volumes 4-8 and 10 1983-1987, 1989 (6 three-ring binders)
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2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006 (3 volumes (bound, hardcover))
 
Court Cases [subseries]

The subseries contains a selection of Kennedy's court case files.

Box   43  
77-1546 to 79-5441 1980-1981 (21 folders)
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80-1535 to 81-1485 1981-1983 (23 folders)
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81-1472 to 81-5186 1982-1984 (23 folders)
Box   46  
81-5386 to 82-1677 1982-1985 (17 folders)
Box   47  
82-1772 to 82-5020 1982-1986 (22 folders)
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82-5140 to 83-5533 1982-1985 (23 folders)
Box   49  
83-5168 to 84-1288 1983-1987 (14 folders)
Box   50  
84-1296 to 84-3514 1984-1989 (18 folders)
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84-3546 to 84-5276 1984-1988 (13 folders)
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84-5518 to 85-1762 1985-1987 (20 folders)
Box   53  
85-1880 to 85-3959 1986-1994 (17 folders)
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85-3975 to 86-1017 1986-1989 (21 folders)
Box   55  
86-1249 to 86-3214 1987-1989 (18 folders)
Box   56  
86-3413 to 87-5024 1987-1989 (14 folders)
Box   57  
87-1070 to 87-5897 1987-1990 (20 folders)
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88-1284 to 89-5107 1988-1991 (14 folders)
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89-2364 to 90-3990 1989-1991 (18 folders)
Box   60  
90-4028 to 92-6159 1990-1994 (18 folders)
Box   61  
93-1456 to 95-1560 1993-1997 (18 folders)
Box   62  
95-1686 to 97-2140 1996-1999 (20 folders)
Box   63  
97-2312 to 99-6565 1998-2001 (22 folders)
Box   64  
00-2103 to 04-1207 2001-2005 (24 folders)
Box   65  
04-3672 to 09-5120 2005-2011 (18 folders)