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Florence Wagman Roisman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-052
Scope and Contents

This collection mostly comprises material related to cases Roisman worked on while an attorney for D.C. Neighborhood Legal Services (NLSP) and the National Housing Law Project. Also included are a few photographs, memos related to NLSP's annual report and a paper by Roisman on displacement.

Dates: 1967 - 1992

Gershon M. "Gary" Ratner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-051
Scope and Contents The Gershon “Gary” M. Ratner collection is arranged into seven series: Greater Boston Legal Services and Boston Legal Assistance Project records; National Veterans Legal Services Program; Bar associations; Housing and Urban Development files; Harvard Law School files, Education files, and Conferences. It includes material from Ratner's 1968-1979 tenure with the Boston Legal Assistance Project, and then Greater Boston Legal Services, where he worked as Staff Attorney, Senior...
Dates: 1965 - 1996

Henry A. Freedman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Legal Services Corporation (LSC) materials covering such matters as litigation with LSC as defendant, back-up centers, and legislation. Other materials relate to Action for Legal Rights and other legal organizations such as NLADA and Poverty Lawyers for Effective Advocacy. Forms of material include memos, news clippings, journal articles, reports and brochures.The Henry A. Freedman papers are organized into two series: Legal Services Corporation materials and...
Dates: 1967 - 2000

Hulett "Bucky" Askew Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-031
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises articles, background papers, memoranda, etc. related to Askew's work with the LSC. Also included is the decision of the U.S. Court Of Appeals D.C. Circuit, in National Senior Citizens Law Center v. Legal Services Corporation. The photographs contained in the collection include stills taken from the film Day of Justice, ca. 1977 and various legal services gatherings between 1983 and 1988.

Dates: 1975 - 1993

John Cummiskey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-001
Scope and Contents This collection largely comprises John W. Cummiskey’s files related to his activities with the Legal Services Program of the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). Materials include correspondence, articles, reports and writings. The bulk of the collection is correspondence related to various issues involving legal services at the OEO. Much of the correspondence is grouped together in folders with multiple correspondents and other material (usually included as enclosures) that relate to a...
Dates: 1957 - 1980

Kent Morrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-004
Scope and Contents

The Legal Services Program file contains materials related to Morrison's work during his tenure from 1972 to 1973 as Acting Chief of the Evaluation Division of the Office of Economic Opportunity’s Legal Services Program, and Special Assistant to the Director of that office.

The second series contains materials related to Morrison's tenure as Executive Director of El Paso Legal Assistance Society from 1971-1972.

Dates: 1964 - 1975

Legal Services Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-012
Abstract The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the organizational successor of the OEO-Legal Services Program. The idea of creating an independent legal services entity was initially proposed in 1971 by an ABA study committee, headed by Jerome Shestack, as well as the President’s Advisory Council on Executive Reorganization (Ash Council). The LSC was then established by the United States Congress in 1974 as a private, non-profit corporation promoting equal access to justice (P.L. 93-355). The LSC,...
Dates: 1975 - 2014

Marna Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-002
Dates: 1968 - 1974

Nancy Albert-Goldberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-028
Dates: 1975 - 1982

National Association for Public Interest Law Fellowship Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-016
Scope and Contents

This collection includes application materials, newsletters and other material related to NAPIL's fellowship program.

Dates: 1992 - 2002

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