This record captures the documents and items related to Jimmy Carter's 1982 Law Day Address. The primary archival object is a digitized audio cassette recording of Carter's speech (duration total 1 hour 16 minutes). Attached related supporting files include the digitized transcript and event program.


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This lecture was delivered on May 1, 1982 on the North Campus Quadrangle in front of the law school and library at 11 am. According to the transcript and recording, in addition to Former President Jimmy Carter speaking, then dean of the law school Dean Bearid also spoke and introduced Carter, along with questioners including David Buttorff, Ronald Cobb, Kim Alexander, and Mrs. Alford.Charles J. Driebe (student bar association president) also spoke.

law_day82_program.pdf (188 kB)
Law Day program

student_awards82_program.pdf (346 kB)
Student Awards program

1982_transcript-Carter.pdf (863 kB)
Law Day transcript