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Fred Rodell ne Roedelheim (1907-1980) was born in Philadelphia, PA and received both an undergraduate degree from Haverford College in 1926 and an Honorary LL.D. in 1973. His law degree was from Yale University in 1931. He began his career as an assistant literary editor for Century Publishing Company in New York, but by 1933 had joined the faculty of the Yale Law School, becoming a full professor by 1939, where he remained for 41 years. He maintained a large number of other activities, such as a feature writer for the Chicago Times (1940), Director of Cooperative Consumers, Inc. in New Haven, CT (1941-1945), contributing editor for Progressive magazine (1943-?), working at the American Civil Liberties Union, and writing a great deal of legal journalism. Rodell was the author of Fifty-five Men: the Story of the Constitution (1936); Woe Unto You Lawyers (1939); Nine Men: a Political History of the Supreme Court from 1870 to 1955 (1955) and many others.
Biographical information from Directory of American Scholars, sixth edition, vol. IV. New York: Bowker Co., 1974.
This collection contains correspondance between Janet Rodell, the wife of Fred Rodell, and Professor Loren Ghiglione in 1999 regarding Ghiglione's article referencing the late Fred. It additionally contains a manuscript of Rodell's "Storm Center: The Warren Supreme Court", and four audio tapes.
This collection is arranged in one box.
Rodell revisited / materials for the book edited by Loren Ghiglione (HC.MC-827.2), Fred Rodell Papers (HC.MC-827.1), Fred Rodell Papers ( HC.MC-827), Fred Rodell Collection (HC.MC-1309)
Processed by Alexandra Stern, completed October 2018.
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