Legal services -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Johnson, Earl, Jr.-- Interview by Alan Houseman, 2002 Nov 02
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...
Dates: 2002 Nov 02
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
Marna Tucker Papers
Dates: 1968 - 1974
Found in: National Equal Justice Library / Marna Tucker Papers
National Equal Justice Library Oral History Project Collection
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
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
Found in: National Equal Justice Library / Richard Wilson Papers
Simon Rosenthal Collection
Dates: 1965 - 1979
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