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Dates: circa 1969-1971
Scope and Contents Includes the City's Law Department records concerning the class action suit brought by black registered voters against Boston's Mayor, City Council, School Committee, Election Commissioners and City Clerk challenging the at-large voting procedure for the election of members of the Boston School Committee. The court found in favor of the defendants.
Dates: circa 1975-1977
Scope and Contents Records from the suit brought by the City of Boston against manufacturers of materials containing asbestos for reimbursement for the cost of abatement of the asbestos in public buildings. Includes contracts of city-owned buildings from 1923-1971 that were used as exhibits in the case. Buildings include schools, libraries, fire stations, police stations, city hospital, etc. Also includes records from the case itself.
Dates: circa 1923-1990
Fairview Construction Co. Inc. v. City of Boston case files (Minority/Women in Business Enterprise case)
Dates: circa 1989-1991
Scope and Contents Docket of cases handled by the Law Department. Lists names of parties, date of process, court, cause of action, remarks and results.
Irish-American Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Group of Boston et al. v. City of Boston et al. case files (Parade Case)
Dates: circa 1992-1995
Dates: Majority of material found in Bulk, 1984; 1973-1985
Dates: circa 1957-1993
Scope and Contents note This collection includes files kept by the City's Law Department on various issues, cases, questions that came before the department during the 20th century. Significant issues, etc. represented in this collection include the Cocoanut Grove Fire, West End Redevelopment, World War, City Real estate holdings, gifts to the city, bridge construction, City Hospital, City Hall construction and many others. The first series includes a numbered reference file that was kept by the Law Department from...
Dates: 1908-1997; Majority of material found within Bulk, 1915-1970
Dates: circa 1988
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of records of the City's Law Department concerning the "School Cases" relating to desegregation in the late 1960s-1970s. The major case represented in this collection is Tallulah Morgan et al. v. James Hennigan et al. (later known as Morgan v. Kerrigan, Morgan v. McDonough, Morgan v. Sullivan, etc. due to the changes in the School Committee presidency). Also included in this collection are files of the following two cases: Boston School Committee v. Board of Education...
Dates: circa 1971-1991
Scope and Contents Record of suits against the City in which summonses have been served upon the City Treasurer for 1881-1899 and ?-1927. Includes date, name of plaintiff, attachment, course of action, and date returnable to Superior Court and Municipal Court.
Dates: 1887-1927 with gaps
Scope and Contents note This series contains a wide variety of documents relating to both the 1967 and 1968 riots, including but not limited to: fire reports, auditor reports, case law, police journals, and damage claims. All files are created and organized by the original creator, Theodore R. Stanley, who acted as Assistant Corporation Counsel. Mr. Stanley represented several businesses in the Blue Hill Avenue of Roxbury, many of whom still exist, who were bringing a suit to the city for damage compensation following...
- Subject: Litigation X
- Boston (Mass.). Law Department 21
- Boston (Mass.). School Committee 5
- Boston (Mass.). Office of the Mayor 3
- Boston Public Schools 3
- Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston 2
- Boston (Mass.). Fire Department 2
- Boston (Mass.). Police Department 2
- Boston Housing Authority 2
- Boston Redevelopment Authority 2
- Irish American Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Group of Boston 2
- Boston (Mass.). City Council 1
- Boston (Mass.). Coordinating Council on Drug Abuse 1
- Boston (Mass.). Treasury Department 1
- Boston City Hospital 1
- Boston Waterfront Residents' Association, Inc. 1
- Bunte, Doris B. 1
- Latino Political Action Committee, Inc. 1
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority 1
- Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination 1
- Massachusetts. Board of Education 1 ∧ less