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Orris Lee Hamilton Papers, 1953-1978

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hamilton, Orris Lee
Title
Orris Lee Hamilton Papers
Dates
1953-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
10 containers., (9 linear feet of shelf space.), (1760 items.)
Collection Number
Cage 495
Summary
9 ft. Summary Reports, correspondence, and printed materials relating to judicial conferences, court rules and committees such as the Washington State Judicial Conference.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Justice Orris L. Hamilton was born in Prosser, Washington, on November 10, 1914. He attended Washington College of Law at American University, and was awarded an LL.B. there in 1940. His legal career included practice with law firms in Seattle and Prosser followed by elected positions as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Washington, as Prosecuting Attorney for Benton County, and as Superior Court Judge for Benton and Franklin Counties. He served as Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Washington from 1962 until his retirement in 1978.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Orris Lee Hamilton Papers range from 1953 to 1978, with the majority dating from the period 1969 to 1976. In general, these papers contain materials received by Justice Hamilton and retained by him for reference and information.

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Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 495, Orris Lee Hamilton Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series I: Judicial ConferencesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Uniform Rules of Evidence
1 item.
1953
1 2
Pacific Northwest Seminar for Trial Judges
5 items.
1962
1 3
Washington. Sixth Judicial Conference and Superior Court Judges Association
2 items.
1962
1 4
Washington. Judicial Conference (1963)
2 items.
1963-1965
1 5
Washington. Seventh Judicial Conference and Superior Court Judges Association
3 items.
1963
1 6
Washington. Judicial Conference. Summaries
1 item.
1963
1 7
Washington. Eighth Judicial Conference and Superior Court Judges Association
3 items.
1964
1 8
Washington. Judicial Conference. Advanced Reading
3 items.
1964
1 9
Washington. Ninth Judicial Conference. Report of the Special Commission to Study the Problem of Adequate Counsel for the Indigent Defendant and the Public Defender System
2 items.
1965
1 10
Washington. Ninth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
3 items.
1965
1 11
Washington State Bar Association. Annual Meeting
1 item.
1966
1 12
Washington. Judicial Conference
3 items.
1966
1 13
Washington. Tenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
1 item.
1966
1 14
Appellate Judges Conference. Appellate Court Opinions
1 item.
1966
1 15
Washington. Eleventh Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
1 item.
1967
1 16
Washington. Twelfth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
8 items.
1968
1 17
Washington. Judicial Conference
2 items.
1968
1 18
Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. Nineteenth Annual Awards
26 items.
1968
1 19
Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. Twentieth Annual Awards
17 items.
1969
2 20
American Law Institute. Forty-sixth Annual Meeting. Report
1 item.
1969
2 21
American Law Institute. Forty-sixth Annual Meeting. Program
1 item.
1969
2 22
Washington. Judicial Conference
2 items.
1969
2 23
Washington. Thirteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
1 item.
1969
2 24
Conference of Chief Justices. Twenty-first Annual Meeting. Proceedings
13 items.
1969
2 25
Conference of Chief Justices. Twenty-first Annual Meeting. Proceedings (1969)
5 items.
1967-1969
2 26
Washington. Fourteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
6 items.
1970
2 27
American Judicature Society. Current Issues on the Judiciary. For the National Conference on the Judiciary
5 items.
1971
2 28
Washington. Fifteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
1 item.
1971
2 29
American Judicature Society. Selected Readings on the Administration of Justice and Its Improvement
2 items.
1972
2 30
National Conference of Chief Justices. Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting
1 item.
1972
2 31
Washington. Sixteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
1 item.
1972
2 32
National Conference on Criminal Justice. Working Papers
13 items.
1973
2 33
Washington. Seventeenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
2 items.
1973
2 34
Washington. Eighteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
2 items.
1974
2 35
Appellate Judges Seminar. General Session
2 items.
1974
2 36
Washington. Nineteenth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
3 items.
1975
2 37
Washington. Twentieth Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting of the Superior Court Judges Association
3 items.
1976
3 38
National Rifle Association. Firearms Laws and Court Decisions
1 item.
undated
3 39
Chief Justice's Report to Governor
3 items.
1958-1972
3 40
Lamoreaux, Steven. The Right of Privacy: A Bibliography
1 item.
1890-1961; undated
3 41
Washington State Law Enforcement Training Manual
1 item.
1963
3 42
Various Papers and Publications
11 items.
1963-1971
3 43
Citizens Conference on Washington Courts. Meeting(1972)
15 items.
1966-1972
3 44
Citizens Conference on Washington Courts. Meeting(1972)
13 items.
1966-1972
3 45
U.S. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice. Task Force on the Administration of Justice. Task Force Report: The Courts
1 item.
1967
3 46
Washington. Judicial Conference. Programs
2 items.
1968-1969
3 47
American Law Institute. Forty-fifth Annual Meeting. Contracts. Tentative Draft No. 4
1 item.
1968
3 48
American Law Institute. Forty-sixth Annual Meeting. Contracts. Supplement to Tentative Draft No. 4
1 item.
1969
3 49
American Law Institute. Forty-sixth Annual Meeting. Torts. Tentative Draft No. 14
1 item.
1969
3 50
American Law Institute. Forty-sixth Annual Meeting. Torts. Tentative Draft No. 15
1 item.
1969
3 51
Washington. Office of the Administrator for the Courts. District and Justice Court Activity Report
1 item.
1969
3 52
Harris, Richard. "The Annals of Politics: Justice," New Yorker, 8 November-22 November l969
1 item.
1969
3 53
Council of State Governments. State Court Systems: A Statistical Summary
1 item.
1970
3 54
Hawaii Judicial Seminar
21 items.
1970
3 55
National Conference on the Judiciary (1971)
25 items.
1970-1971
3 56
National Conference of Chief Justices and Court Administrators. Pamphlets, Articles, Resolutions, Etc. (1972)
11 items.
1970-1972
3 57
National Conference of Chief Justices and Court Administrators. Pamphlets, Articles, Resolutions, Etc.
2 items.
1972
3 58
National Conference of Chief Justices and Court Administrators. Correspondence (1972)
1 item.
1970-1972
4 59
National Conference of Chief Justices and Court Administrators. Correspondence (1972)
1 item.
1971-1972
4 60
Conference of Chief Justices (1971)
8 items.
1968-1971
4 61-62
Conference of Chief Justices
26 items.
1971
4 63-64
Washington. Judicial Conference. Papers
39 items.
1971
4 65-66
Washington. Judicial Conference. Papers (1972)
60 items.
1971-1972
4 67
Washington. Court of Appeals. Conference on Opinion Writing (1972)
1971-1972
4 68
Washington. Judicial Conference. Papers
26 items.
1972
4 69
Washington. Judicial Council. Comparative Analysis of American Bar Association Standards for Criminal Justice with Washington Law, Rules and Legal Practice
2 items.
1972
4 70
National Governors Conference Mutual Assistance Program for Criminal Justice. Sources of Information on Criminal Justice
2 items.
1972
4 71
Proceedings ... Honoring ... Charles L. Powell on ... His Attaining Senior Status as U. S. District Judge
1 item.
1972
4 72
American Bar Association. Conference
3 items.
1972
4 73-74
Washington. Judicial Council. Meeting
13 items.
1972
4 75
Appellate Judges Conference on Criminal Justice (1972)
26 items.
1971-1972
4 76
Council of State Courts Representatives Meeting
21 items.
1973
4 77
U.S. Department of Justice. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The Community and Criminal Justice
1 item.
1973
4 78
National Conference on Criminal Justice. Program
4 items.
1973
4 79
Burger, Warren E. Report on the Federal Judicial Bench
1 item.
1973
4 80
Puget Sound. University. School of Law. Curriculum
27 items.
1973
4 81
Puget Sound. University. School of Law. Board of Visitors
3 items.
1973-1974
4 82
Puget Sound. University. School of Law. Curriculum Committee
9 items.
1973-1974
4 83
Appellate Judges Seminar
16 items.
1974
4 84
Western Regional Conference of State Court Representatives
8 items.
1974
5 85
Washington Citizens Conference on Courts
2 items.
1975
5 86
Washington. Judicial Conference. Papers
7 items.
1976
5 87
Five-State Judicial Conference
4 items.
1976
5 88
Washington. Appellate Judges Seminar
15 items.
1976
5 89
U.S. Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference
8 items.
1976
5 90
Meeting on Continuing Legal Education and Trust Account Audit Rules
6 items.
1976
5 91
Washington. Appellate Judges Seminar
10 items.
1977
5 92
Puget Sound. University. School of Law. Board of Visitors Meeting
2 items.
1977
5 93
Council of State Court Representatives. Meeting
3 items.
1977
5 94
Washington. Appellate Judges Seminar
5 items.
1978

Series II: Court RulesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 95
Proposed Rules for Judicial Information System
1 item.
undated
5 96
Revised Rules on Appeal
1 item.
1969
5 97-98
Supreme Court Rules
25 items.
1969-1977
5 99
T2.03: Traffic Rule
4 items.
1971
5 100
Rules for Traffic Court
6 items.
1971-1974
5 101-102
Rules CAROA 33 and 34; ROA 33 and ROAI 34
15 items.
1971-1972
5 103
Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction
4 items.
1971-1972
5 104
Rules for Superior Court
5 items.
1971-1973
5 105
Rules of Criminal Procedure
3 items.
1972-1973
5 106
Rules for Discipline of Judges
5 items.
1972-1975
5 107-109
Rule APR 9: Legal Interns
24 items.
1976-1977
5 110
Discipline Rules for Attorneys; Proposed Rules and Regulations for Trust Account Audits
3 items.
1976-1977
5 111
CR 3, 4, 5, 55 and 82
13 items.
1976-1978
5 112
Proposed Rule Changes from Rules Committee
10 items.
1977
5 113
DRA 2.4(a)(4): Discipline Rules for Attorneys; Disciplinary Board Membership
1 item.
1977
5 114
RAP 9.7(a): Rules of Appellate Procedure; Clerk's Papers
1 item.
1977
5 115
CrR 3.6: Court Duty in Suppression Hearings
3 items.
1977
5 116
Cr 41
2 items.
1977-1978
5 117
CrR 3.3: Speedy Trial
12 items.
1977-1978
6 118-119
Code of Professional Responsibility: Canon 2: Advertising
15 items.
1977-1978
6 120
CR 77(f): Sessions
15 items.
1977-1978
6 121
Rules of Evidence
6 items.
1977-1978
6 122
General Rules
12 items.
1978
6 123
Guidelines for Judicial Campaigns
1 item.
1978
6 124
Proposed Juvenile Court Rules
9 items.
1978

Series III: National Center for State CourtsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 125
File 1
22 items.
1972-1973
6 126-128
File 2
31 items.
1973-1975
6 129-131
File 3
47 items.
1975-1978
6 132
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 20 May 1976
7 items.
1976
6 133
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 25 June 1976
8 items.
1976
6 134
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 22 July 1976
94 items.
1976
6 135
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 19 August 1976
90 items.
1976
6 136
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 10 September 1976
46 items.
1976
6 137
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 24 September 1976
5 items.
1976
6 138
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 30 September 1976
5 items.
1976
6 139
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 7 October 1976
3 items.
1976
6 140
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Papers of 10 November 1976
62 items.
1976
6 141
Washington Judicial Article Task Force. Accompanying Papers
11 items.
1975-1976
7 142
Conference (1972)
10 items.
1971-1972
7 143
Council Meeting
10 items.
1974
7 144
Washington Appellate Courts Project. Final Report
1 item.
1975
7 145
Annual Report (1975)
2 items.
1975-1976
7 146
Western Judicial Conference
8 items.
1976
7 147-148
Western Regional Conference
20 items.
1977
7 149
Conference (1978)
24 items.
1977-1978

Series IV: CommitteesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Washington Judicial Council
Box Folder
7 150
September Agenda
2 items.
1969
7 151
December Agenda
1 item.
1969
7 152
February Agenda
1 item.
1970
7 153
November Agenda
1 item.
1970
7 154
Crime, Law, and Correction ... A Report
1 item.
1969
7 155
The Small Claim: An Interim Report ...
1 item.
1969
7 156
Traffic Bail in Washington State
1 item.
1969
7 157
Agenda and Exhibits
2 items.
1969
7 158
Referral Letters
11 items.
1970-1972
7 159
Letters and Papers
5 items.
1970-1972
7 160
Proposed Amendments to Criminal Rules
1 item.
1975
7 161
Rules, Summary, Minutes
1 item.
1976
7 162-164
State-Federal ... Council
49 items.
1971-1973
7 165
1970-1971 Washington Judicial Council
18 items.
1970-1971
8 166-167
1970-1971 Washington Judicial Council
37 items.
1970-1971
8 168-170
1972-1973 Washington Judicial Council
35 items.
1971-1975
8 171
Alternate Provisions for Revision ...
1 item.
1969
8 172
Finley Memorandum
2 items.
1970
8 173-175
1970-1977 File
44 items.
1970-1977
8 176-177
1975 File
19 items.
1974-1976
8 178
Task Force Committee (1975)
5 items.
1975-1976
8 179
Task Force Committee (1976)
10 items.
1976
8 180
Revised Article. Draft 1
11 items.
1976
Court Congestion
Box Folder
8 181-183
File 1
31 items.
1977
8 184-185
File 2
20 items.
1971-1978
8 186-187
File 3
22 items.
1978
Bench-Bar-Press
Box Folder
8 188
File 1
12 items.
1971-1978
8 189
File 2
20 items.
1971-1978
9 190
File 3
17 items.
1971-1978
9 191
Seminar
2 items.
1973
Continuing Legal Education
Box Folder
9 192-193
1975-1976 Program
15 items.
1975-1976
9 194
1977-1978 Program
8 items.
1977-1978
Citizens' Committee on Washington Courts
Box Folder
10 195-196
File 1
27 items.
1966-1975
10 197-198
West Virginia File
42 items.
1974-1975
10 199
Wisconsin. Citizens' Study Committee on Judicial Organization. Report
1 item.
1973