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Elmer Gertz papers by Elmer Gertz

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Correspondence,
  • Practice of law,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Copyright,
  • Chicago Citizens Commission to Study the Disorders of Convention Week,
  • Housing,
  • American literature,
  • Obscenity (Law),
  • Illinois,
  • Blind Service Association,
  • Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.),
  • Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970),
  • Capital punishment,
  • Censorship,
  • Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty,
  • Chicago Bar Association,
  • Caxton Club,
  • Decalogue Society of Lawyers,
  • Libel and slander,
  • Inc Robert Welch

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination168,725 484 4 1 193
Number of Pages725
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24979362M
LC Control Number82022665

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Elmer Gertz has 16 books on Goodreads with 66 ratings. Elmer Gertz’s most popular book is A Handful Of Clients. This series, spanning the years contains material relating to Gertz’s early life, education, family, professional awards/honors/certificates, and includes items relating to Gertz’s second wife, Mamie. Also present are publications by and about Gertz, including drafts . Author of To life, Censored: books and their right to live, Odyssey of a barbarian, Elmer Gertz papers, A guide to estate planning, A handful of clients, Henry . The papers of Elmer Gertz () span the years , with the majority of the papers concentrated from to The bulk of the papers documents Gertz's career as a lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. The collection.

Personal, family, and professional correspondence; memoranda, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, motions, petitions, exhibits, transcripts, and other legal papers; speeches, writings, and research material; and subject files, family papers, printed matter, and manuscripts collected by Gertz. The bulk of the collection () relates to Gertz's career as a lawyer in cases involving. Elmer Gertz (Septem – Ap ) was an American lawyer, writer, law professor, and civil rights activist. [1] During his lengthy legal career he won some high-profile cases, most notably parole for notorious killer Nathan Leopold and the obscenity trial of Henry Miller's novel Tropic of Cancer, a book published in France but banned in the United States because of its. Elmer Gertz Follow Recommended Citation Gertz, Elmer () "Book Review," The University of Chicago Law School Record: Vol. 7: No. 1, Article Elmer Gertz (Septem - Ap ) was an American lawyer, writer and civil rights activist. During his lengthy legal career he won some high-profile cases, most notably parole for notorious killer Nathan Leopold and the obscenity trial of Henry Miller's novel Tropic of Cancer (novel).