TUTTLE, ELBERT P. (ELBERT PARR), 1897-1996.
Elbert P. Tuttle papers
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Subseries 3.3
Advisory Opinions of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Activities files, 1970-1979
Boxes 31-33

Scope and Content Note

The subseries contains advisory opinions, issued by the Advisory Committee on Judicial Activities (nicknamed the "Dear Abby" committee) in response to the ethical queries of various federal judges and magistrates. These are organized alphabetically, generally by the surname of the judge or magistrate, but with a few subject-named opinions inserted into the alphabetical arrangement.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
31 1 Agenda # 1, Disqualification Opinon
31 2 Docket Nos. 167-170
31 3 Adams, Arlin M., closed April 1972
31 4 Adams, Arlin M., No. 117
31 5 Ainsworth, Robert A. (1971)
31 6 Aldisert, Ruggero D., No. 148 (1976-1977)
31 7 Anderson, Aldon J., No. 148, (1977)
31 8 Anderson, J. Blaine, Agenda 8 (1974)
31 9 Anderson, J. Blaine, No. 41 (Opinion No. 34) (1974)
31 10 Arnow, Winston E., No. 133 (1977)
31 11 Atkins, C. Clyde, No. 33 (1974)
31 12 Atkins, C. Clyde, No. 76 (1975)
31 13 Atteridge, Arthur C., No. 185, (1978)
31 14 Aug, J. Vincent, Jr. No. 116 (1976)
31 15 Bailey, Sarah A., No. 187 (1978)
31 16 Baker, Harold A., No. 202 (1978)
31 17 Bankruptcy Judges, etc., participating in case in which former law firm appearing, No. 176
31 18 Bankruptcy Judge serving as consulting editor for Collier, No. 101 (1977)
31 19 Bankruptcy Judge serving as member of Board of Civil Liberties Union, No. 72 (1975)
31 20 Barker, Judge, Bankruptcy, June 1974
31 21 Barrow, Allen, (Feb. 1972) Closed, replied 2/7/72
31 22 Bazelon, David L., Jan. 1974
31 23 Becker, William H., No. 83 (1975)
31 24 Becker, William H., No. 84 (1975)
31 25 Beckworth, David C., Managing Editor, Legal Times of Washington, No. 207
31 26 Bell, Griffin B. (1971)
31 27 Belloni, Robert C., March 1974
31 28 Belue, Magistrate, No. 36 (1974)
31 29 Bernstein, Magistrate, No. 56 (1975)
31 30 Body, Ralph C, 1970
31 31 Bohanon, Luther, 1970
31 32 Bohanon, Luther, No. 143 (1977)
31 35 Boldt, George H., No. 115 (1976)
31 34 Boyle, Patricia, No. 200
31 35 Brown, Bailey, 1970
31 36 Brown, John R, Re: Advisory Opinion #12 (1970-1971)
31 37 Bryan, Albert V., No. 78 (1975)
31 38 Bua, Nicholas, No. 189 (1978)
31 39 Bue, Carl, 1972
31 40 Burns, James M., No. 77 (1975)
31 41 Caffrey, Andrew A., No. 32 (1974)
31 42 Caffrey, Andrew A., Agenda #17, 1974
31 43 Caffrey, Andrew A., No. 146 (1977)
31 44 Cancio, Hiram R., Chief Judge, May 1, 1973, closed
31 45 Carter, Robert L. (1972)
31 46 Chapman, Robert J., April 1974
31 47 Christensen, A.D., Magistrate, No. 135 (1976-1977)
31 48 Christian, Almeric L., No. 105 (1976)
31 49 Clarie, T. Emmet, No. 131 (1976-1977)
31 50 Clark, Charles, No. 86 (1975-1978)
31 51 Calvitt, Clarke, J., No. 173 (1978)
31 52 Clary, Thomas J., No. 96 (1975-1977)
31 53 Conan, Edward M., Magistrate, No. 126 (1976-1977)
31 54 Controlled Subsidiary of a Corporation, "Advisory Opinion No.", Nos. 150 & 161, (1978)
31 55 Craig, Walter E., No. 109 (1976)
31 56 Craig, Walter E., No. 181 (1978)
31 57 Craig, Walter E., No. 183 (1978)
31 58 Crawford, David L., Bankruptcy Judge, No. 153 (1974)
31 59 Darden, John A., Magistrate, No. 93 (1975-1976)
31 60 DeMascio, Robert E.
31 61 Disqualification, No. 192
31 62 Drake, Jr., W. Homer, No. 70 (1975)
31 63 Duenas Judge, In re: from Judge Chambers, Nov. 1, 1973
31 64 Duplantier, Adrian G., No. 194 (1978)
31 65 Dwyer, Jean, Magistrate, May 1, 1973 closed
31 66 Edwards, George (1971)
31 67 Eisele, G. Thomas, Nov. 1972
31 68 Eisele, Judge, No. 58(1975)
31 69 Eliason, Russell A., Magistrate, No. 163 (1977-1978)
31 70 Eliason, Russell A., Magistrate, No. 196, (1978)
31 71 Elliott, Peter M., No. 34 (1974)
31 72 Ely, Walter, Nov 2, 1973, closed
31 73 Eschbach, Jesse E., No. 71 (1975)
31 74 Extra-Judicial Income, Judges Hancock and Pointer, No. 23 (1975)
31 75 Fahy, Charles (1970)
31 76 Familial Relationships, No. 89 (1975)
31 77 Feikens, John, closed (1971)
31 78 Feikens, John, No. 85 (1975)
31 79 Finesilver, Sherman D., closed (1971)
31 80 Firth, Robert, No. 52 (1974-1975)
31 81 Fitzgerald, James M., No. 122 (1976)
31 82 Fogel, Herbert A., May 11, 1973, closed
31 83 Foley, Roger D., No. 151 (1972)
31 84 Garrett, Earl, III, Magistrate, No. 39 (1974)
31 85 Garth, Leonard I., No. 88 (1975)
31 86 Gee, Thomas Gibbs, No. 53 (Conclusion 4 - Op.No.30) (1974-1975)
31 87 George, Lloyd D., Bankruptcy Judge, No. 57 (1975)
31 88 George, Lloyd D., No. 164 (1978)
31 89 Gibson, Gerald, No. 46 (1978)
31 90 Godich, Paul, Magistrate, No. 38 (1974)
31 91 Goettel, Gerald L., No. 177 (1978)
31 92 Gibson, Gerald, No. 46 (1974)
31 93 Goetz, Clarence E., Magistrate, No. 147 (1977)
31 94 Gordon, Eugene A., Aug. 1, 1973, closed
31 95 Gordon, James F., No. 74 (1975)
31 96 Gordon, James F., No. 145 (1977)
31 97 Gordon, Myron L., Nov. 20, 1973, closed
31 98 Gourley, Wallace S. (1970)
31 199 Gray, Frank, (1970)
31 100 Green, June L., No. 201 (1978)
31 101 Hand, Brevard, June 1974
31 102 Harlan, Hobart Grooms, No. 130 (1976-1977)
31 103 Hall, Cynthia Holcomb, No. 80 (1975)
31 104 Hannum, John B., July 12, 1973
31 105 Harris, George B. (1970)
31 106 Harris, George B. (1971)
31 107 Hart, George, closed (1970)
32 1 Hemphill, Robert W., No. 179 (1978)
32 2 Henley, J. Smith, No. 114 (1976)
32 3 Heaney, Gerald W., No. 69 (1975)
32 4 Hogan, Timothy S., No. 79 (1975)
32 5 Hogan, Michael R., No. 81 (1975-1976)
32 6 Hufstedler, Shirley M., No. 95 (1976)
32 7 Hufstedler, Shirley M., No. 157 (1977-1978)
32 8 Hughes, Sarah T., No. 67 (1975-1977)
32 9 Hunter, Elmo B., No. 35 (1974)
32 10 Hunter, Elmo B., No. 152 (1977)
32 11 Hunter, Elmo B.
32 12 Huyett, III, Daniel H., No. 49 (1974)
32 13 Informal Opinions 135-146 (1977)
32 14 Jones, Bankruptcy Judge, June 1974
32 15 Jones, Warren L., No. 124 (1976-1977)
32 16 Jones, William B., closed (1970-1971)
32 17 Kaufman & Mansfield, No. 125 (1976-1977)
32 18 Kennedy, Anthony M., No. 144 (1977)
32 19 Kent, W. Wallace (1970)
32 20 Kilkenny, John J., closed 9/6/73
32 21 Larkins, John D., No. 195 (1978)
32 22 Larson, Earl, (1970)
32 23 Lasker, Morris E. (1972)
32 24 Lay, Donald P. (Feb. 1972), closed, replied 2/7/72
32 25 Leiman, Leanard M., No. 191 (1978)
32 26 Letters of Approbation, No. 55 (1979)
32 27 Levin, Theodore, 1970
32 28 Lipkin, Willam No. 68 (1975)
32 29 Lively, Pierce, No. 27 (1973-1974)
32 30 Lord, Joseph S., 3d (1970)
32 31 Lord, Joseph S., III, Agenda 7, 1974
32 32 Lord, Joseph S., III, No. 87 (1975)
32 33 Lord, Joseph S., III, No. 120 (1976)
32 34 Magistrates, closed 1/22/1974
32 35 Magistrate serving as director of corp. which operates a workshop for mentally retarded, No. 100 (1976)
32 36 Magistrate Margolis (1975)
32 37 Marshall, Prentice H., Jan. 1974, Agenda 6
32 38 Marshall, Prentice H., No. 31 (1974)
32 39 Maxwell, Robert E., No. 159 (1977-1978)
32 40 Magistrate, McGlinchey, Alex H., No. 94 (1976)
32 41 McMillan, James B., Nov. 2, 1973, closed
32 42 McMillian, Theodore (1978)
32 43 McMillen, Thomas R., No. 103 (1976)
32 44 McPartlin, George G., No. 47 (1974)
32 45 Merhinge, Robert H., No. 141 (1977)
32 46 Miller, James R., Jr., No. 92 (1975)
32 47 Moore, Thomas M., No. 154 (1978)
32 48 Motley, Constance Baker, No. 44 (1974)
32 49 Moye, Charles A., Jr., No. 118 (1976)
32 50 Naugle, David N., No. 102 (1976)
32 51 Naugle, David N., No. 165 (1978)
32 52 Nichol, Fred J., No. 197 (1978-1979)
32 53 "N.Y. Patent Association (opinion #17), February 1972, Item 1, Replied to 2/7/72 - closed"
32 54 Nixon, Walter L. (1971)
32 55 Oakes, James L. (1970)
32 56 O’Connor, Earl E., No. 186 (1978)
32 57 Oliver, John W., closed (1970)
32 58 Oliver, John W., April 1974
32 59 Parker, Barrington D., No. 30 (1974)
32 60 Part-time Judges, 1974
32 61 Part-time Magistrates, No. 97 (1976)
32 62 Part-time referee, Dec., 1973, Agenda #11
32 63 Part-time referee continuing to support political organization, No. 26 (1973-1974)
32 64 Patton, E.H., Jr., Bankruptcy, No. 138 (1977)
32 65 Peterson, John L., No. 64 (1975)
32 66 Pettine, Raymond J., No. 66 (1975)
32 67 Pettine, Raymond J., No. 136 (1977)
32 68 Pollack, Milton, June 18, 1973
32 69 Pollack, Milton, No. 162 (1977-1978)
32 70 Port, Edmund (1972)
32 71 Port, Edmund, No. 25 (1973)
32 72 Port, Edmund, 12/18/73, closed by committee action
32 73 Porter, David S., No. 112 (1976-1977)
32 74 Pregerson, Harry, Nov. 8, 1973, closed
32 75 Public Service Awards, No. 111 (1976)
32 76 Quinn, Joseph C., No. 166 (1978)
32 77 Quinnell, Edward A. (1974)
32 78 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 1, Judge Tuttle, opinion #28 (1973)
32 79 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 2, Justice Blackmun, opinion no. 291 (1973)
32 80 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 3, Judge Coffin (1973)
32 81 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 4, Judge Jameson, opinion no. 30 (1973)
32 82 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 5, Judge Tuttle (1973-74)
32 83 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 6, Judge Thomsen, Judge Calverly (1973-74)
32 84 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 7, Judge Van Pelt, opinion no. 31 (1973-74)
32 85 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 8, Judge Tuttle (1974)
32 86 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 9, Justice Blackmun (1973-74)
32 87 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 10, Judge Coffin, opinion no. 30, 1973-74)
32 88 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 11, Judge Jameson (1973-74)
32 89 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 12, Judge Jones, opinion no. 36 (1973-74)
32 90 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 13, Judge Thomsen, opinion no. 36 (1973-74)
33 91 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 14, Judge Van Pelt, opinion no. 32 (1973-74)
33 1 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 15, Judge Tuttle (1973-74)
33 2 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 16, Judge Coffin, opinion no. 33 (1973-74)
33 3 Review Committee Inquiry -No. 17, Judge Jameson (1973)
33 4 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 18, Judge Jones (1973-74)
33 5 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 19, opinion no. 40 (1975)
33 6 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 20, opinion no. 41 (1975)
33 7 Review Committee Inquiry - No. 22, opinion no. 42, closed (1975)
32 8 Rich, Giles S. (1971)
32 9 Richey, Charles R., No. 82 (1975)
32 10 Robinson, Hugh D., No. 106 (1976)
32 11 Rosenberg, Louis, No. 193 (1978)
32 12 Rosenn, Max, No. 99 (1976)
33 13 Rubin, Alvin C., June 1974
32 14 Rubin, Alvin B., No. 180 (1978)
32 15 Rubin, Carl B., No. 198 (1978)
32 16 Ruth, Charles K., Magistrate, No. 156 (1977)
33 17 Sanders, Roger D., Magistrate, No. 188,
33 18 Schauer, Hilbert, Magistrate, No. 155, (1977)
33 19 Schmieder, Robert W., No. 190 (1978)
33 20 Schreiber, Sol, Magistrate; closed (1973)
33 21 Schwartz, Charles, No. 113 (1976)
33 22 Schwartz, Murray N., No. 75 (1975)
33 23 Schwartz, Murray N., No. 104 (1976)
33 24 Schwartz, Murray N., No. 127 (1976-77)
33 25 Seals, Woodrow, No. 37 (1974)
33 26 Secretaries and Law Clerks Working for Compensation, No. 129, (1976)
33 27 Seitz, Collins, Dec. 1972
33 28 Simons, Charles E., Jr., Nov. 5, 1973
33 29 Simons, Charles E. (1972)
33 30 Simmons, Paul A, No. 184 (1978)
33 31 Simons, Charles E., No. 90 (1975)
33 32 Sirica, John J., Dec. 7, 1973, Agenda #17, "letter from O’Hara"
33 33 Sirica, John J., Furtherance of Justice Award, No. 24 (1973)
33 34 Sirica, John J., People-to-People Sports Committee, No. 50 (1974)
33 35 Sirica, John J., Furtherance of Justice Award, No. 62 (1975)
33 36 Sirica, John J., Jack Dempsey birthday, No. 65 (1975)
33 37 Skinner, Walter Jay, No. 28 (1973-74)
33 38 Skinner, Walter Jay, Jan. 1974, Agenda #1
33 39 Smallwood, Magistrate, No. 171 (1978)
33 40 Smalkin, Frederic N., No. 174 (1978)
33 41 Smith, Russell E., Jan. 1974, Agenda 11
33 42 Sneed, Joseph J., Oct. 24, 1973
33 43 Sneed, Joseph S., August 1974
33 44 Stanley, Arthur J., Jr., No. 139 (1977)
33 45 Steckley, William E., 10-1-1973, "Closed by committee action - Potential Op."
33 46 Steckler, William E., No. 158 (1977)
33 47 Stewart, Charles E., No. 48 (1974-1975)
33 48 Sullivant, Magistrate, No. 135 (1973-1974)
33 49 Tamm, Edward A., No. 178 (1978)
33 50 Thompson, Bert W., Bankruptcy Judge, No. 142 (1977)
33 51 Thompson, Eckhart A., No. 73 (1975)
33 52 Thompson, Ralph G., No. 123 (1976)
33 53 Thomsen, Roszel C. (1971)
33 54 Thompson, Ralph G., No. 98 (1976)
33 55 Trask, Ozell M., No. 161 (1977-78)
33 56 Van Acker, Henry, Jr., United States Magistrate, December 1973
33 57 Van Dusen, Frank L., No. 54, opinion no. 45 (1975)
33 58 Van Dusen, Frank L., April 25, 1973
33 59 Warriner, D. Dortch, No. 45 (1974-1975)
33 60 Warriner, D. Dortch, No. 206 (1979)
33 61 Webster, William H. (1972)
33 62 Webster, William H., No. 160 (1977)
33 63 Weinstein, No. 60 (1975)
33 64 Wellford, Harry W., (1972)
33 65 Wellford, Harry W., (1970-71)
33 66 Wellford, Harry W., No. 121 (1977)
33 67 Wellford, Harry W., No. 137 (1977)
33 68 Widener, H. Emory, Nov. 14, 1973, Agenda #3
33 69 Widener, H. Emory, No. 199 (1978)
33 70 Widener, H. Emory, No. 29 (1974)
33 71 Wilkins, Phillip C., June 27, 1973
33 72 Will, Hubert (1971)
33 73 Williams, David W. (1971)
33 74 Winner, No. 150 (1977)
33 75 Wolfe, Cameron W., No. 107 (1976)
33 76 Wood, John H.
33 77 Woodward, Halbert O., Oct. 24, 1973, closed
33 78 Woodward, Halbert O., No. 175 (1978)
33 79 Wooley, Magistrate, No. 21 (1974-75)
33 80 Wright, Berkeley, and bankruptcy division, 1973
33 81 Wright, Caleb M. (1970)
33 82 Wright, Caleb M., No. 40 (1971-1974)
33 83 Wright, Eugene A., March 5, 1973, closed
33 84 Young, George C., No. 140, (1977)
33 85 Joseph H. Young, No. 42 (1974)
33 86 Joseph H. Young, No. 119 (1976-77)
33 87 Young, Thomas P., Magistrate, No. 108 (1976)
33 88 Young, Warren S., No. 63 (1975)
33 89 Youngdahl, Luther W., No. 91 (1975)
33 90 Zavatt, No. 149 (1977)
33 90 Ziegler, Donald E., No. 204, (1978)
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