Indigent defense -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Identifier: NEJL-009.053
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...
Dates: 2002 Jun 04
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Identifier: NEJL-056
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Cait Clarke, the Assistant Director at the Office of Defender Services, Administrative Office of the United States Courts and former director of Strategic Initiatives at the NLADA, has been a long-time legal educator and advocate, and has been teaching, training, and consulting on the law, policy reform and leadership skills. She was the founding Director of National Defender Leadership Institute. Her papers include reports, documentation, and training materials for defenders.

Dates: 1998 - 2013
 Collection
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...
Dates: ca. 1960-ca. 1990
 Collection
Identifier: MSS-019
Scope Note This collection contains documentation of the involvement of General Charles L. Decker with the National Defender Project. The collection includes original documentation regarding grant inquiries, proposals, reports, presentations, congressional testimony, personal correspondence, research materials, brochures and seminar materials, budgetary documentation, journal and newspaper articles, legislative and regulatory materials, and other documentation. Specific topics...
Dates: 1961 - 1976
 Collection — Box NEJL-046.01, Folder: 1
Identifier: NEJL-046
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This collection includes a copy of the script, signed by screenwriter David Rintels, and stills of actors Henry Fonda, John Houseman and Jose Ferrer portraying characters in the film. It was originally shown on CBS as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame.

Dates: 1980
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Identifier: NEJL-009.050
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Bruce Jacob argued the case of Gideon v. Wainwright on behalf of the State of Florida as a young Assistant Attorney General. In this oral history interview, Jacob recalls his extensive preparation for the case.

Dates: 1993 Jul 09
 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-037
Scope and Contents The James Doherty Papers reflect Doherty's career as a legal professional, especially as assistant Public Defender (1956-1972/1986-1997) and as Public Defender (1972 -1986) of Cook County, Illinois. The collection includes Doherty's files for cases where he was defense attorney, as well administrative records of the Cook County Public Defender's Office. Doherty wrote extensively during his lifetime, and manuscripts and working papers for several books are included, two relating to cases...
Dates: 1956 - 1997
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Identifier: NEJL-009.047
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In this interview, Krash recalls Fortas’ defense strategy, and reflected about the impact of the case as one of the landmark cases of constitutional law in the last fifty years. At the same time, he emphasized that “all of the hopes that we had have not been fulfilled.”

Dates: 1993 Mar 17
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Identifier: NEJL-009.049
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In this interview, Lewis recalls how he became involved in Gideon v. Wainwright after seeing Gideon’s petition in the Supreme Court file room on June 4th, 1962, the day the Court agreed to hear the case.

He also recalls his impressions after meeting with Clarence Gideon in the prison library of the Raiford Penitentiary.

Dates: 1993 Mar 18
 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-055
Scope and Contents Mary Broderick served as the Director of the Defender Division at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) in Washington, from 1985-1994. Her papers represent a concerted effort on the part of Broderick and the Defender Division to improve the administration and capacities of public defender offices throughout the U.S. The Papers include benchmarks for the evaluation of defender services by local authorities and public defenders. The papers also enumerate basic steps to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994; 1977-2001