United States. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
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Overview Francis D. Murnaghan Jr. (1920–2000) was a United States federal judge based in Baltimore, Maryland. This collection consists of materials dating from 1946 to 2000, including appellate briefs authored while a practicing attorney, judicial decision files, papers reflecting his role of a Trustee of both the Johns Hopkins University and The Walters Art Gallery, appointment books, and a limited amount of personal correspondence.
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the slip files for cases heard before the court while Winter was as an associate judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The papers span the years 1966 to 1981, and are arranged numerically by case file number. These are appellate court records which deal with interpreting points of law which may have been violated by a lower court. The information in the slip files documents the judges' re-action to and final decision on the briefs presented before...