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Subseries 3. Junior Bar Section of the Pennsylvani Bar Association, 1960-1964

Scope and Content Notes:

While working at Kirkpatrick and Lockhart, Thornburgh was a member of the Pennsylvania Junior Bar Conference (1960-1964) and was named Junior Bar Chairman in 1963. Files are organized into Conference Materials and Committee Work. Thornburgh also participated in organizing "A Citizen's Conference on Modernization of the Pennsylvania Judicial System" (Philadelphia, January 1964) and participated in the Volunteer Defenders Committee. His article regarding the treatment of indigents in courts is available here online.

Section: Conference Material

Folder 9-11 Pennsylvania Junior Bar Conference: Programs and Correspondence 1960-1962
Folder 12 Correspondence and Articles regarding Thornburgh being named Junior Bar Chairman 1963
Folder 13-14 Pennsylvania Junior Bar Conference: "Reporter" and Correspondence January, 1963-March, 1964
Folder 15 Report of the Junior Bar Conference to the President and Members of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, PA Bar Association Quarterly January, 1964
Folder 16 "Citizen's Conference on Modernization of the Pennsylvania Judicial System," Philadelphia January 9-11, 1964
Folder 17 Pennsylvania Bar Association 68th Annual Meeting Material, Philadelphia, PA January 22-25, 1964
Folder 18 Pennsylvania Junior Bar Conference: Correspondence 1965-1966
Folder 19 "Courts and Administrative Offices Handbook," by Thornburgh and Samuels, editors 1965

Section: Committee Work

Folder 20 Program Committee Correspondence March-September, 1963

Box 12
Folder 1 Volunteers Defenders Committee Correspondence 1963
Folder 2 Volunteer Defenders Committee Report November 15, 1963
Folder 3 "Indigents in the Pennsylvania Criminal Courts: The Impact of Gideon v. Wainwright," by Richard L. Thornburgh of the Allegheny County Bar, Immediate Past Chairman of the Pennsylvania Junior Bar Conference 1964
Folder 4 Reviewed Copies of "Indigents in Pennsylvania Criminal Courts: The Impact of Gideon v. Wainwright," by Richard L. Thornburgh 1964
Folder 5 Research on Defense of Indigents undated
Folder 6 Newspaper Clippings on Defense of Indigents 1963-1965
Folder 7 Outside Reports on Indigents in the American Courts (annotated) 1964