Selected Oral Histories on U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

(Sponsored by the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California)

George B. Harris (1908-1983) Memories of San Francisco Legal Practice and State and Federal Courts, 1920s-1960s. 1981, 224 pp.

Thelton Henderson (b. 1933) The Honorable Thelton E. Henderson: Making a Difference, The Federal Judiciary, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1933-2002. 2005, 262 pp.

Judge D. Lowell Jensen, A Life Dedicated to the Administration of Justice and Legal Reform. 2009, 740 pp.

William H. Orrick, Jr. (1918-2003) A Life In Public Service: California Politics, the Kennedy Administration, and the Federal Bench. 1989, 292 pp.

Robert F. Peckham (1920-1993) The Honorable Robert F. Peckham, 1920-1993: His Legal, Political and Judicial Life. 1995, 338 pp.

Herman Phleger (1890-1984) Observations on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. 1981, 50 pp.

Cecil Poole (1914-1997) Civil Rights, Law, and the Federal Courts: The Life of Cecil Poole, 1914-1997. 1997, 248 pp.

William Schwarzer (b. 1925) Litigator, Federal District Judge, Director of the Federal Judicial Center, and Professor, 1952-1997. 1998, 378 pp.

William T. Sweigert (1900-1983) Administration and Ethics in the Governor's Office and the Courts, California, 1929-1975. 1987, 236 pp.

Stanley Weigel (1905-1999) Litigator and Federal Judge. 2000, 187 pp.

Spencer Williams Law, Politics, and the Judiciary. 2002, 338 pp.

Albert C. Wollenberg, Sr. (1900-1981) To do the Job Well: A Life in Legislative, Judicial, and Community Service. 1981, 396 pp.

Alfonso J. Zirpoli (1905-1995)
Faith in Justice: Alfonso J. Zirpoli and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. 1984. 270 pp.

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