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LaRoche, George S.

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-012

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Pleadings, legal and historical research, office files, and related materials of George LaRoche in connection with filing of lawsuit for statehood -- also covers home rule.

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This is an unprocessed collection and might be stored at an offsite location. Materials within this collection have limited or no organization and a detailed content description is unavailable. Collection has been placed in the queue for future processing.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2002


10 Linear feet


Box 1 Consolidation of cases thru Devolution Box 2 Twenty Citizens plaintiffs thru United States v. Armfield 2001-02 Box 3 Due process thru Residence, state for benefits Box 4 Separation of powers doctrine thru Voting, state control of Box 5 DC alternative: status quo thru DC police Box 6 DC poverty problems thru Tower –Free park alliance Box 7 Federal Legislation Jurisdiction Report prepared for Public Land Law Review Committee, Land and Natural Resources Division, US DOJ, 1969 Adams v. Clinton pleadings DC Democracy Team materials Misc. pleadings Box 8 Opinions of state and lower federal courts , 19th C ------------------------------------------------, 1900-home rule ------------------------------------------------, home rule – 1990 Briefing book for H.R. 51 Box 9 “Acts, bills, and whims of Congress” 2 volumes of cases and legislation Box 10 -“Do Not Suppose It to be Perfect: Original Intent and Understanding of the Political Status of the District of Columbia” draft unpublished paper by George LaRoche -“Jurisdiction Over Federal Areas with the States” report of the Interdepartmental Committee for the Study of Jurisdiction over federal areas within the states, 1956-1957 Twenty Citizens of DC v. Bush, 2 vols. Adams v. Clinton briefing book Overheads re presentation on history of the governance of the city Box 11 Adams v. Bush pleadings Adams v. Clinton pleadings Box 12 The Law of the Federal Enclaves (2 bound vols.) The Last Colony: a work in progress videotape George’s press conference videotape Adams v. Clinton Affidavits Misc. unpublished papers WAMU Public Interest 4/20/99 audiotape Box 13 Opinions of lower federal, state, and local courts Law review articles and treatise sections Box 14 Law Review articles and treatise sections (A-Z) Box 15 Twenty Citizens v. Clinton, Vols. 1-2. Box 16 Twenty Citizens v. Clinton, Vols. 3-4