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Civil rights, law, and the federal courts : oral history transcript : the life of Cecil Poole, 1914-1917 / 1997.
BANC MSS 99/32 c; Phonotape 2953 C:1-21
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Title:

Civil rights, law, and the federal courts : oral history transcript: the life of Cecil Poole, 1914-1917 / 1997
Northern California U.S. District Court oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Poole, Cecil F., 1914-1997, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Coblentz, William K.

Creator/Contributor:

Hicke, Carole, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Childhood and education; military service; private law practice in San Francisco; Assistant U.S. District Attorney, Northern District, California, 1951-58; Legal Secretary to California Governor Edmund G. Brown, 1958-61; U.S. District Attorney, Northern District, California, 1961-70; Federal Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District, California, 1976-79; Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1997; sentencing guidelines; appellate procedures; challenges for an African-American lawyer and judge; Democratic politics; some significant appellate cases.

Date:

1997 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
United States. -- District Court (California : Northern District)
United States. -- Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
Lawyers -- California -- Interviews
Judges -- California -- Interviews
African American lawyers -- California -- Interviews
African American judges -- California -- Interviews

Note:

Cecil F. Poole ; with an introduction by William K. Coblentz. Interviews conducted by Carole Hicke in 1993. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Northern California U.S. District Court oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 2953 C:1-21.
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:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (vii, 248 p.) : ports. ; 28 cm.
21 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t4r
BANC MSS 99/32 c
Phonotape 2953 C:1-21

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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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3t4r