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JUDICIAL - LEGAL MATTERS

(JL)

The subject "Judicial - Legal Matters" is used for all material pertaining to the judiciary and judicial procedure; crimes and criminal procedure including criminals, crime conditions, and investigations. It further includes legal material of a general nature pertaining to claims, litigations, decisions, opinions, interpretations, and notaries. Material on juvenile delinquency, law enforcement, legal aid and other matters of a judicial-legal nature are also included. 16'.

JL

JUDICIAL - LEGAL MATTERS

(open 9/5/74)

Boxes 1-2

Riots; wiretapping; gun control; demonstrations at the White House; Safe Streets Act, 1968; Convention of Foreign Arbitral Awards; National Council on Crime and Delinquency; legality of Vietnam war. 9.5".

JL 1

AMNESTIES - CLEMENCY - PARDONS

(open 9/5/74)

Boxes 2-6

Pardon procedure in military cases; commutation of sentences for group arrested at White House sit-in, 1965; publicity on use of presidential pardons; requests for amnesty, clemency, and pardon. 13.5".

JL 1-1

APPROVED - DISAPPROVED APPLICATIONS

(open 9/5/74)

Boxes 7-21

Entire series is closed. Reports to the President from the Attorney General proposing approval or denial of requests for clemency, amnesty, and pardons. The merits of each case are discussed. Arranged in chronological order. The entire file consists of Executive material. There is no General.

JL 2

CIVIL MATTERS

(open 9/5/74)

Boxes 21-24

Individuals' claim against the government; litigation over Nebraska Law LB 764; Littell v. Udall, a suit involving negligent operation of the Presidential helicopter; civil suit of John R. Dunning; Indian Claims Commission; automobile injury lawsuits; representation of federal regulatory agencies in court proceedings; HUAC; investigation of civil strife; Atlantic Coast Live Railroad Company, et al. v. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Convention of International Judicial Assistance Recommended for Submission to Senate; Fair Labor Standards Act Amendment of 1966; claims concerning the award of government contracts; claims against the government as a result of riots in Washington, D. C., April 1968. 16".

JL 2-1

ANTI-TRUST CASES

(open 6/73)

Box 24

Anti-trust cases against: National General Corporation; GE's purchase of Landers, Frary and Clark Co.; Times Mirror Co.; Hazel-Atlas Glass Division of Continental Can Co.; Schlitz Brewery; & E. W. Scripps Co.; list of individual and corporate defendants in all anti-trust cases pending 7/1/64. Paper by James S. Gordon, "An Experiment in Preventive Antitrust: Judicial Regulation of the Motion Picture Exhibition Market under the Paramount Decrees." Anti-trust case against Norwich Pharmacal Co.; San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle; International Circulation Distributors; Seaboard Airline-Atlantic Coast Line; Norfolk & Western Nickel Plat-Wabash; North Pacific-Great Northern-Burlington; PA-NY Central; Union-Rock Island; list of anti-trust actions against bread and milk companies; list of anti-trust cases pending on 6/30/68; Tucson case before the Supreme Court. 3".

JL 3

CRIMINAL MATTERS

(open 12/72)

Boxes 25-33

Crimes, criminals, prisoners, warrants of extradition, crime and delinquency prevention programs, law enforcement statistics, federal fight against organized crime and racketeering, complaints about Joseph Valachi's auto-biography, Washington, D. C. crime report, a national police academy, Commission on Causes and Prevention of Violence, gun control, and capital punishment. 44".

JL 3/Kennedy, Robert F.

ASSASSINATION OF ROBERT F. KENNEDY

(open 9/5/74)

Boxes 33-34

Letters and telegrams from the public expressing reactions to the shooting of Senator Robert F. Kennedy; foreign reactions to the assassination; mail counts; Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence; column by Harry Golden; identifying potential assassins. 7".

JL 3/King

ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING

(open 12/72)

Boxes 35-37

Requests for providing State Funeral and burial in Arlington National Cemetery, National Day of Mourning, legal holiday, flying flag at half staff, lying in state, burial in Georgia, provision of government air transportation, notes of sympathy, and other matters pertaining to the death and internment of Dr. King. 10".

JL 3/CO

EXTRADITION - HIJACKING/COUNTRY

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

North Korean seizure of Pueblo; attempt to secure the release of Southeast Airline pilot's wife who was detained in Cuba; seizure of North American tuna vessel by Panamanian officials. 1".

JL 3/FG 1

PRESIDENTIAL ASSASSINATIONS

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Newspaper clipping on reported plot to assassinate President Johnson; report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. .5".

JL 3/FG 2/Kennedy, John F

ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Cross references and letters from the general public regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. .5".

JL 3/FO 2/CO

CRIMINAL MATTERS/DIPLOMATIC-CONSULAR RELATIONS/COUNTRIES

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Telegram from Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda regarding the attack on Ambassador Reischauer. 1 item.

JL 3/MC National Conference on Crime Control - State Dept. 3/28-29

MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES - National Conference on Crime Control - State Dept. 3/28-29

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Data relating to the First National Conference on Crime Control and President's appearance at the conference. .5".

JL 4

DECISIONS - OPINIONS - INTERPRETATIONS

(processed 5/29/74)

Box 37

Reorganization of the Office of Economic Opportunity; opinions involving subsidized wage scales on subsidized U.S. flag ships; use of marshals, troops, and other federal personnel for law enforcement in Mississippi; Report of the Commission on International Rules of Judicial Procedure; the Spee-Flo Manufacturing Corporation v. Binks Manufacturing Company. .5".

JL 4-1

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINIONS

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Opinion of the Attorney General on the "Exemption of Resident Aliens from Military Service Pursuant to Treaties - Bar to Eligibility for Citizenship"; Vacancy in the position of Chief Justice; opinions on the legality of serving on various boards and commissions; Attorney General's opinion on Compensation for removal of highway billboards; NS "Savannah" - Executive agreements waiving sovereign immunity and limitation of shipowner's liability; receiving legislation from Congress during the President's absence. .5".

JL 4-2

COMPTROLLER GENERAL

(open 5/29/74)

Box 37

Includes only two documents, cross references to UT 2-1 and FI 2. 2 items

JL 4-3

JUDICIAL DECISIONS

(open 5/29/74)

Boxes 37-38

Armour and Company v. United States and Freeman; Grand Jury report on accident involving the Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train; United States v. William Wallace Barron, et al.; University Committee to End the War in Viet Nam et al. v. Lester Gunn, Sheriff of Bell County, Texas; lawsuit involving Texas Southern University; Jack Ruby v. the State of Texas. 1.5".

JL 5

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

(open 9/5/74)

Box 38

Juvenile Delinquency Bill, 1967-1968; National Council on Crime and Delinquency; Great Society and youth programs; District of Columbia crime; President's messages on juvenile delinquency; Haryou-Act, Inc.; National District Attorneys Association; President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency. 3.5".

JL 6

LAW ENFORCEMENT - POLICE MATTERS

(open 12/72)

Boxes 39-41

Law enforcement assistance, police training, reports on Law Enforcement Assistance Program authorized by Congress in 1965, acts of bravery and complaints of police inadequacies. 9.5".

JL 6/MC

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' CONFERENCES

(open 9/5/74)

Box 41

Racial violence in urban centers, suggestions for White House Conference on Law Enforcement, 1964. 6 items.

JL 6-1

SECRET SERVICE PROTECTION FOR FORMER PRESIDENTS, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES AND THEIR FAMILIES

(open 9/5/74)

Box 41

Secret Service protection for First Lady traveling on commercial airlines; Secret Service protection for Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, Richard M. Nixon, Lester Maddox, George McGovern, the Chief Justice, and the Kennedy family; Secret Service protection for widows and minor children of former presidents. 1".

JL 7

LAWYERS - LEGAL AID

(open 12/72)

Box 42

Recommendations on appointments and recruitment of government attorneys; the President's meeting with the National Bar Association 10/14/66; report of OEO on legal services program for 1966. 3.5".

JL 8

MISSING PERSONS

(open 9/5/74)

Box 42

Disappearance and murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi and documents regarding other missing persons (see also HU 2/ST 24). 1".

JL 9

WAR CLAIMS - ALIEN PROPERTY

(open 9/5/74)

Box 42

Hawes family and Matagorda Island; Jewish Restitution Successor Organization; transferring jurisdiction over certain blocked assets from the Attorney General to the Secretary of the Treasury; General Aniline & Film Corporation; claims agreement with Yugoslavia; claims of shareholders of general dyestuff corporation; Austrian assets. 2.5".

JUDICIAL - LEGAL (JL)

CONTAINER LIST

Container Number

Folder Title

Inclusive Dates

1

Ex JL

Gen JL

11/22/63 - 3/27/67

2

Gen JL

3/28/67-

Ex JL 1

3

Gen JL 1

Ex JL 1/A-Z

4

Gen JL 1/A-H

5

Gen JL 1/I-R

6

Gen JL 1/S-XYZ

7

Ex JL 1-1

11/ /63 - 1/16/64

8

Ex JL 1-1

1/17/64 - 4/16/64

9

Ex JL 1-1

4/17/64 - 5/04/64

10

Ex JL 1-1

5/05/64 - 9/30/64

11

Ex JL 1-1

10/01/64 - 4/15/65

12

Ex JL 1-1

4/16/65 - 5/31/65

13

Ex JL 1-1

6/01/65 - 9/30/65

14

Ex JL 1-1

10/01/65 - 12/16/65

15

Ex JL 1-1

12/17/65 - 2/19/66

16

Ex JL 1-1

2/20/66 - 6/08/66

17

Ex JL 1-1

6/09/66 - 12/23/66

18

Ex JL 1-1

12/24/66 - 4/19/67

19

Ex JL 1-1

4/20/67 - 10/08/67

20

Ex JL 1-1

10/09/67 - 10/11/68

21

Ex JL 1-1

10/12/68 -

Gen JL 1-1 [folder empty]

21

Ex JL 2

11/23/63 - 9/17/68

22

Ex JL 2

9/18/23 - 10/02/68

23

Ex JL 2

10/03/68 -

Gen JL 2

11/22/63 - 11/22/65

24

Gen JL 2

11/23/65 -

Ex JL 2-1

Gen JL 2-1

25

Ex JL 3

11/22/63 - 9/15/66

26

Ex JL 3

9/16/66 - 11/14/67

27

Ex JL 3

11/15/67 - 6/30/68

28

Ex JL 3

7/01/67 -

Gen JL 3

11/22/63 - 3/31/65

29

Gen JL 3

4/01/65 - 7/05/66

30

Gen JL 3

7/06/66 - 5/31/67

31

Gen JL 3

6/01/67 - 1/04/68 [2 of 3]

32

Gen JL 3

1/04/68 - 6/13/68

33

Gen JL 3

6/14/68-

33

Ex JL 3/Kennedy, Robert F.

Gen JL 3/Kennedy, Robert F.

6/01/68 - 6/10/68

34

Gen JL 3/Kennedy, Robert F.

6/11/68-

35

Ex JL 3/King

Gen JL 3/King

4/11/68 - 4/16/68

36

Gen JL 3/King

4/17/68 - 4/30/68

37

Gen JL 3/King

5/01/68-

37

Ex JL 3/CO

Gen JL 3/CO

37

Ex JL 3/FG 1

Gen JL 3/FG 1

37

Ex JL 3/FG 2/Kennedy, John F.

Gen JL 3/FG 2/Kennedy', John F.

37

Ex JL 3/FO 2/CO

Gen JL 3/FO 2/CO [not in box]

Ex JL 3/MC National Conf. on Crime Control State Dept., 3/28-29/67

Gen JL 3/MC National Conf. on Crime Control State Dept., 3/28-29/67

Ex JL 4

Gen JL 4

Ex JL 4-1

Gen JL 4-1

Ex JL 4-2

Ex JL 4-3

38

Gen JL 4-3

Ex JL 5

Gen JL 5

39

Ex JL 6

Gen JL 6

11/22/63 - 12/31/64

40

Gen JL 6

1/01/65 - 12/05/67

41

Gen JL 6

12/06/67 -

41

Ex JL 6/MC

Ex JL 6-1

Gen JL 6-1

42

Ex JL 7

Gen JL 7

Ex JL 8

Gen JL 8

Ex JL 9

Gen JL 9