War on Poverty
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Clint Bamberger discusses his early career; his involvement in Brady v. Maryland and the impact of the case; his recruitment to the OEO by Howard Westwood; his unsuccessful campaign for Maryland Attorney General; his teaching career; his work as the Executive VP of the Legal Services Corporation; his departure for the LSI; and the Reggie program.He also discusses major challenges for legal services throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including the CRLA controversy and the reduction of funding...
Dates: 2002 Jun 04
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Professor Gary Bellow, professor at the Harvard Law School. The interview was conducted on the campus of the Harvard Law School on March 17, 1999, by Zona Hostetler ZONA HOSTETLER from Washington, D.C., and I will be conducting the interview.
Dates: 1999 Mar 17
Scope and Contents In this interview, Edgar Cahn recalls how he met his future wife, Jean Camper, at Swarthmore, how he followed her into law school after getting his PhD in English, and how the couple became involved with legal services in New Haven. He describes how they came to write their landmark article: “War on Poverty: A Civilian Perspective” (1964), the beginnings of the OEO legal services program, and his work with Sargent Shriver (he worked as special counsel to Sargent Shriver until 1967),...
Dates: 2002 Jul 03
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
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
Abstract Justice Earl Johnson Jr. recounts his legal education, his studies for an L.L.M. in criminal law with Gary Bellow at Northwestern University; his move to Washington, D.C. in 1961, his work for the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section at the U.S. Department of Justice, how in 1964 he came to work as Deputy Director under Julian Dugas for Neighborhood Legal Services in Washington, D.C., the rapid expansion of the NLSP program with one of the early OEO grants, his position as deputy director...
Dates: 2002 Nov 02
Scope and Contents This collection contains a draft copy of a report by Patricia Wald that would later be called, "Law and Poverty 1965: A Report to the National Conference on Law and Poverty." In this draft, it is titled, "Legal Problems of the Poor..."