Title:Civil rights, law, and the federal courts: 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, ive
Creator/Contributor:Coblentz, William K.
Creator/Contributor:Hicke, Carole., ivr
Creator/Contributor:Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.
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.
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
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.
1 v. (vii, 248 p.) : ports. ; 28 cm.
21 sound cassettes.
KF8755.C35 .P66 1997