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Clinton Bamberger Papers

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Identifier: NEJL-033
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 Services...
Dates: ca. 1960-ca. 1990

Earl Johnson Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-015
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three series: Interviews, NEJL historical materials, and Access to Justice materials. The interview collection consists of forty-nine interviews conducted by Johnson as part of his research for the book Justice And Reform: The Formative Years of the American Legal Services Program, first published in 1974 by the Russell Sage Foundation. Justice and Reform is the only comprehensive survey of the history of the Legal Services Program (LSP) within the Office...
Dates: 1964 - 1974

Edgar and Jean Cahn Papers

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Identifier: NEJL-005
Dates: 1953 - 1978

Henry A. Freedman Papers

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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 topical...
Dates: 1967 - 2000

John Cummiskey Papers

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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 single...
Dates: 1957 - 1980

Legal Services Corporation Records

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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, the...
Dates: 1975 - 2014

Marna Tucker Papers

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Identifier: NEJL-002
Dates: 1968 - 1974

National Equal Justice Library Oral History Project Collection

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Identifier: NEJL-009
Scope and Contents The NEJl oral history collection is divided into two series: oral history project administrative files, and oral history recordings. The oral history recordings include currently 109 oral history interviews, about two thirds of which have been transcribed.
Dates: 1990 - 2005

National Legal Aid and Defender Association Records

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Identifier: NEJL-023
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 currently...
Dates: 1975 - 2000

Richard Wilson Papers

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Identifier: NEJL-003
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 Harris...
Dates: 1973 - 1992

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