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Clinton Bamberger Papers
Scope and Contents The papers of E. Clinton Bamberger Jr. document Bamberger's career as a legal services administrator, educator, and advocate. The collection, to some extent, also documents the history of legal services in the United States from the mid 1960's through the mid 1990's. And while some items such as articles and neighborhood law office handbooks and manuals pre-date the mid-1960's, the collection essentially begins with Bamberger's arrival on the scene as the first Director of the Legal...
Dates: ca. 1960-ca. 1990
Henry A. Freedman Papers
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
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
Legal Services Corporation Records
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
National Legal Aid and Defender Association Records
Scope and Contents Scope and content note: The NLADA collection came to the NEJL in several accessions and covers the time period from about 1975 until 2005. Most of the processed materials document the work of the Legal Services Corporation, and cooperation between the LSC and the NLADA, as well as the development of regional legal services organizations arranged by state. Additional accessions, which cover the organizational history of the NLADA, and the work of the civil and defender divisions, are...
Dates: 1975 - 2000
Richard Wilson Papers
Scope and Contents The collection includes predominantly materials documenting Richard Wilson's work as the director of the Defender Division at the NLADA from 1980-1985, including a variety of reports evaluating local, regional and federal defender systems in the United States. It also includes conference papers, testomonies, and documentation related to two court cases related to the right to effective counsel in criminal proceedings: United States v. Harrison P. Cronic, 466 U.S. 648 (1984), and James...
Dates: 1973 - 1992
William Reece Smith Papers
Scope and Contents
The bulk of this collection includes speeches given at bar association events and award ceremonies. Also included are articles, reports and a transcript of a press conference given in support of the Legal Services Corporation.
Dates: 1974 - 1993
- Legal services -- United States 6
- Legal assistance to the poor 3
- Indigent defense -- United States 2
- Public defenders -- United States 2
- Brady v. Maryland 1
- Education 1
- Law -- Study and teaching -- United States 1
- Legal aid -- Clinical education 1
- Legal aid -- International 1
- Legal aid -- South Africa 1
- Legal services 1
- Legal services -- Photographs 1 + ∧ less
- National Legal Aid and Defender Association 3
- Office of Economic Opportunity. Legal Services Program 3
- American Bar Association 2
- Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellowship Program 2
- Askew, Hulett Hall 1
- Bamberger, Clinton 1
- Catholic University of America. School of Law 1
- Freedman, Henry A. 1
- Legal Services Program. Vail Conference 1
- National Senior Citizens Law Center (U.S.) 1
- Poverty Lawyers for Effective Advocacy 1
- Smith, William Reece, 1925- 1
- University of Maryland, College Park. School of Law 1
- Wilson, Richard 1 + ∧ less