The Papers of Benjamin R. Civiletti (1935 - ) - Additional Resources

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Articles by Civiletti

Address - Enforcing Our Environmental Laws. 15 Intl. Soc'y Barristers Q. 221 (1980)

At Issue: Has IOLTA's Time Arrived (Arthur W. Machen, Jr. co-author). 70 A.B.A. J. 16 (1984) | Online.

Can the Same Person Prosecute and Defend - Leading a Grand Jury Investigation, the Government Attorney Can. 8 Hum. Rts. 29 (1979-1980) | Online.

Clinical Education in Law School and Beyond. 67 A.B.A. J. 576 (1981) | Online.

Comments on Galanter: Zeroing in on the Real Litigation Crisis: Irrational Justice, Needless Delays, Excessive Costs. 46 Md. L. Rev. 40 (1986-1987) | Online.

The Grand Jury Goes on Trial. (Paul Walsh, co-author). 4 Litigation 37 (1977-1978) | Online.

The Impact of Community Communications Co. v. City of Boulder: Fallout from Community Communications Co. v. City of Boulder: Prospects for a Legislative Solution. 32 Cath. U. L. Rev. 379 (1982-1983) | Online.

Intelligence Gathering and the Law: Conflict or Compatibility. 48 Fordham L. Rev. 883 (1979-1980) | Online.

Introduction to the First Issue [comments]. 1 Rev. Litig. 1 (1980-1981) | Online.

The Lawyer II: Step Too Far: Ethical Realities of Trial Tactics. 7 Md. L. F. 26 (1977-1978) | Online.

The Opening Statement: [The Litigation] Section at Fifteen Years of Age. 14 Litigation 1 (1987-1988) | Online.

The Post-Watergate Legislation in Retrospect: Alfred P. Murrah Lecture on the Administration of Justice. 34 Sw. L.J. 1043 (1980-1981) | Online.

The Prosecutor as Advocate. 25 N. Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 1 (1979-1980) | Online.

Searching for Conflicts: Disqualifying Former Government Lawyers. 7 Litigation 8 (1980-1981) | Online.

Symposium: The Role and Function of the United States Solicitor General: A Tribute to Wade McCree. 21 Loy. L. A. L. Rev. 1055 (1987-1988) | Online.

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Government Reports and Hearings

Billy Carter Hearings - coverAmendment of the Federal tort claims act: hearings before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session,1979 | Online.

Annual report of the Attorney General of the United States, 4 vol. 1977-1980. | Online.

Confirmation hearings on Benjamin R. Civiletti, nominee, Attorney General hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, on Benjamin R. Civiletti to be Attorney General of the United States, July 25, 26, and 27, 1979. | Online.

Federal capabilities in crisis management and terrorism : hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session,1978. | Online.

GSA contract fraud investigation: hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Practices and Open Government of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, 1979. | Online.

Inquiry into the matter of Billy Carter and Libya : hearings before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Activities of Individuals Representing the Interests of Foreign Governments of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, August 4, 6, 19, 20, 21, 22, September 4, 5, 9, 10, 16, 17, and October 2, 1980 (3 volumes). | Online.

Legal Activities (four volumes: 1977-1980). Library : General Collection : KF5107 .A635

National Consultation on Safety and Force: An Opportunity for Police-Minority Community Cooperation (Silver Spring, Maryland, December 11-13, 1979). Summary Report. | Online.

National priorities for the investigation and prosecution of white collar crime: report of the Attorney General, Benjamin R. Civiletti, 1980. | Online.

Nomination of Benjamin R. Civiletti to be Deputy Attorney General : hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, 1978. | Online.

Right to privacy proposals of the Privacy Protection Study Commission : hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on H.R. 10076 ... May 23 and 24, 1978. | Online.

Special prosecutor provisions of Ethics in Government Act of 1978: hearings before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, May 20 and 22, 1981. Library : General Collection : KF4568.A25 1981

The use of classified information in litigation : hearings before the Subcommittee on Secrecy and Disclosure of the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, March 1, 2, 6, 1978. | Online.

White-collar crime : hearings before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, 1978. | Online.


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Attorneys-General

(select materials available at the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. Compiled by Maxine Grosshans & Jill Smith, Research Librarians)

Ramsey Clark (Johnson, 1967 - 1969):

Ramsey Clark, Claudia Dreifus. 55 (4) Progressive 32 (April 1991).

The Strange Case of Ramsey Clark, John B. Judis. 204 (16) New Republic 23-29 (April 22, 1991).

John Mitchell (Nixon, 1969-1972):

The Nixon Watch: A Look at John Mitchell, John Osborne. 162 (6) New Republic 12-15 (Feb. 7, 1970).

The Strong Man: John Mitchell and the Secrets of Watergate, James Rosen. New York: Doubleday, 2008. KF 373.M5349 R67 2008.

Richard Gordon Kleindienst (Nixon, 1972-1973):

Justice: The Memoirs of Attorney General Richard Kleindienst, Richard Kleindienst. Ottawa, Il: Jameson Books, 1985. KF373.K55.A33 1985.

Elliot Richardson (Nixon, 1976 - 1977):

Dreaming of the Presidency: Elliot Richardson, Stanley Karnow. 172 (20) New Republic 14-16 (May 17, 1975).

Edward Levi (Ford, 1975-1977):

A New Attorney General, 27(3) National Review 126-127 (Jan. 31, 1975).

Proving That Good Law Can Be Good Politics: An Agenda for Edward Levi, Anthony Lewis. 172 (6) New Republic 15-18 (Feb. 8, 1975).

The Common Law Tradition: A Collective Portrait of Five Legal Scholars, George W. Liebmann. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2005. KF380.L54 2005.

Griffin Bell (Carter, 1977-1979):

Griffin Bell Pleads Ignorance, Dorothy J. Samuels and James A. Goodman. 226 (7) Nation 533-535 (May 6, 1978).

Taking Care of the Law, Griffin Bell. New York: Morrow, 1982. KF373.B42 A37 1982.

Griffin Bell: the 1996 Norman Ramsey Lecture. Baltimore: The University of Maryland School of Law, Media Services, 1996. 1 DVD (66 min.) KF373 .B42 1996.

William French Smith (Reagan, 1981-1985):

A Politician Called Smith, James A. Goodman. 234 (14) Nation 429-431 (April 10, 1982).

Deeper and Deeper, James Traub. 198 (9) New Republic 20-23 (Feb. 29, 1988).

Law and Justice in the Reagan Administration: The Memoirs of an Attorney General, William Smith. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1991.KF 373.S59 A37 1991.

Edwin Meese, III (Reagan, 1985-1988):

Q & A With the Attorney General, Richard E. Wiley and Laurence Bodine. 85 (7) ABA Journal 44 (July 1985).

An Introduction to the Attorney General, Daniel Oliver. 39 (13) National Review 18 (July 17, 1987).

Annals of Law, Lincoln Caplan. 63 (26) New Yorker 30-62 (Aug. 17, 1987).

Nomination of Edwin Meese III : hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on the President's nomination of Edwin Meese III to be Attorney General of the United States, March 1, 2, 5, and 6, 1984.

Richard L.Thornburgh (Reagan/G.H.W. Bush, 1988-1991):

Reconstructive Criticism, Tony Mauro. 27 (3) American Lawyer 22 (March 2005).

Where the Evidence Leads: An Autobiography, Dick Thornburgh. Pittsburgh, PA. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003. KF373.T56 A3 2003.

Janet Reno (Clinton, 1993-2001):

Janet Reno, Alone, Jame Mayer. 73 (37) New Yorker 40 (Dec. 1, 1997).

Aunt Janny, Nick Paumgarten. 83 (29) New Yorker 39-40 (Oct. 1, 2007).

Janet Reno - Doing the Right Thing, Paul Anderson. New York: Wiley, 1994. KF373.R45 A53 1994.

John D. Ashcroft (G.W. Bush, 2001-2005):

Faith in Justice, Dana Slavin. 48 (9) Federal Lawyer 18-28 (Oct. 2001).

From the Ashes of 9/11: Big Bad John. 35 (4) National Journal 254 - 256 (Jan. 25, 2003).

John Ashcroft's Permanent Campaign, Jeffrey Rosen. 293 (3) Atlantic Monthly 68-82 (April 2004).

Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice, John Ashcroft. New York: Center Street Press, 2006.

General Ashcroft: Attorney at War, Nancy Baker. Lawrence, Kan: University Press of Kansas,c 2006. KF373.A74 B35 2006.

Alberto R. Gonzales (G.W. Bush, 2005-2007):

Bad advice: Bush's Lawyers in the War on Terror, Harold H. Bruff. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, c2009. KF5060 .B78 2009.

Michael B. Mukasey (G. W. Bush, 2007 - 2009):

Questions for Mukasey. 285 (14) Nation 6 (Nov. 5, 2007).

Eric H. Holder (Obama, 2010 - ):

No Small Task for Eric Holder, Dahlia Lithwick. 152 (22) Newsweek 27 (Dec. 1, 2008)

 


Congressional Quarterly articles on Civiletti's tenure at the Department of Justice

33 Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1977):

  • Confirmation/Justice Department, p. 53-A

34 Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1978):

  • Senate Rejects Few Carter Appointments, p. 13-A, 18-A

35 Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1979):

  • Carter Warehouse Probe, p. 383
  • Confirmation, p.361, 49-A
  • Jordan Cocaine probe, p. 407

36 Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1980):

  • Abscam Scandal, p. 513
  • Agency Authorizations, p. 169
  • Billy Carter probe, p. 392
  • Education Regulations, p. 469
  • Ethics Cases, p. 380
  • Housing, p. 373
  • Justice Department Authorizations, p. 396
  • Newsroom Searches, p. 388

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