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A California Supreme Court justice looks at law and society, 1964-1996 : oral history transcript / 1997.
BANC MSS 98/97 c; Phonotape 2917 C:1-12; BANC MSS 98/97 c suppl.
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Title:

A California Supreme Court justice looks at law and society, 1964-1996 : oral history transcript / 1997
University of California black alumni series

Creator/Contributor:

Broussard, Allen E., 1929-1996, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Metoyer, Carl B.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Allen Broussard discusses growing up in Louisiana, and later attending Law School at Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley. He talks about his law practice, building a political base, and working with the NAACP, Bay Area African American political leaders, and his service on the Oakland Municipal Court, Alameda Superior Court, and the California Supreme Court, including work with the Advisory Committee on Race and Gender in the California Courts. He closes with a discussion of his retirement.
3 volumes: 1991-92 Public hearings on racial & ethnic bias in the California state court system (1993); Fairness in the California state courts (1993); and, Racial and ethnic composition of the California trial courts (1995).

Date:

1997 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Oakland (Calif.). -- Municipal Court.
California. -- Superior Court (Alameda County)
California. -- Supreme Court.
California. -- Advisory Committee on Race and Gender in the California Courts.
African American lawyers -- California -- Interviews
African Americans -- California -- Oakland
Lawyers -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews
Discrimination in justice administration -- California

Note:

Allen E. Broussard ; with an introduction by Carl B. Metoyer ; interviews conducted by Gabrielle Morris in 1991, 1992, 1995, and 1996. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: University of California black alumni series.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2916 C:1-12.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xii, 266 p.) : ports. ; 28 cm.
12 sound cassettes.
3 v.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r2m
BANC MSS 98/97 c
Phonotape 2917 C:1-12
BANC MSS 98/97 c suppl.

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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