Legal assistance to the poor -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Cahn, Edgar -- Interview by Alan Houseman, 2002 Jul 03
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...
Dates: 2002 Jul 03
Cases , 1969-1972
Series — Box 1
Scope and Contents
This file contains cases Roisman has worked on in her capacity as lawyer for D.C. Neighborhood Legal Services and the National Housing Law Project.
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
Clinton, Hillary Rodham -- Interview by Victor Geminiani, 1991 Jul 21
Dates: 1991 Jul 21
Earl Johnson Jr. Collection
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...
Dates: 1964 - 1974
Edgar and Jean Cahn Papers
Dates: 1953 - 1978
Elizabeth Kinney Papers
Scope and Contents The primary focus of the collection is Kinney's work in the areas of housing law and reform and legal services to the elderly. Included are publications, memos, court papers, correspondence and other material related to her work with the National Tenants Organization (NTO) and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) in Washington, D.C.; the Cleveland Legal Aid Society; the Ann Arbor Public Tenants Organization; and the Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP) and the National Senior...
Dates: 1965 - 1979
F. William McCalpin Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes material related to McCalpin's work with LSC, SCLAID, Missouri Legal Aid Society and other legal aid efforts. Also included is material related to his work with international legal aid.
Dates: 1971 - 2009
Florence Wagman Roisman Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection mostly comprises material related to cases Roisman worked on while an attorney for D.C. Neighborhood Legal Services (NLSP) and the National Housing Law Project. Also included are a few photographs, memos related to NLSP's annual report and a paper by Roisman on displacement.
Dates: 1967 - 1992
Gershon M. "Gary" Ratner Papers
Scope and Contents The Gershon “Gary” M. Ratner collection is arranged into seven series: Greater Boston Legal Services and Boston Legal Assistance Project records; National Veterans Legal Services Program; Bar associations; Housing and Urban Development files; Harvard Law School files, Education files, and Conferences. It includes material from Ratner's 1968-1979 tenure with the Boston Legal Assistance Project, and then Greater Boston Legal Services, where he worked as Staff Attorney, Senior...
Dates: 1965 - 1996