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Legal assistance to the poor

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: LC control no.: sh 85075731 LCCN permalink: http://lccn.loc.gov/sh85075731

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Clinton Bamberger Papers

 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

General Charles L. Decker Collection

 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

Henry A. Freedman Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1967 - 2000

John Saeger Bradway Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-032
Scope and Contents The collection includes: The first annual report of the Duke Legal Aid Clinic (1932), along with related documents and drafts and commentary by Robert MacCrate (long-time friend and colleague of Bradway); Duke Legal Aid Clinic Materials: teaching aids and materials used by Bradway in the Duke Clinic and compiled by John Lindsey (1975), they are bound in five volumes and cataloged (KF 337 .N6 B7); Bradway's first but nearly complete "Concise Biography of the American Bar" (1980-82), a history...
Dates: 1914 - 1985

Legal Aid Alberta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-040
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of Annual Reports from 1981-1992, and original copies thereafter. Also included are the organization's newsletter, pamphlets and material on matters of legal aid in Alberta not produced by Legal Aid Alberta.

Dates: 1972 - 2002

National Association for Public Interest Law Fellowship Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-016
Scope and Contents

This collection includes application materials, newsletters and other material related to NAPIL's fellowship program.

Dates: 1992 - 2002

Patricia Wald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-039
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..."

Dates: 1965

Project Advisory Group Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-050
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises issues of PAG Update including accompanying mailings; materials covering PAG's 25th and 30th anniversaries, including letters of congratulations from many legal services organizations and individuals; and issues of NLADA Update.

Dates: 1981 - 2002

Robert J. Rhudy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-013
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises articles, reports, and other materials related to legal services. A significant portion of the papers cover the issues surrounding the passage of the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974.

Dates: 1971 - 2000

William Reece Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NEJL-017
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