John Arango oral history 2017

Directed New Mexico Legal Aid. Chaired NM Civil Legal Services Commission. Longtime consultant on legal aid to ABA, NLADA and numerous state/local organizations. Started with OEO Legal Services.

Brooks, Terry 2016

Bio note Terry Brooks Terry Brooks is formerly the director of the American Bar Association Division for Legal Services, and chief counsel to the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid & Indigent Defendants (SCLAID). Since 1988, he has lead the ABA staff department providing legal counsel, project management and logistical support for 10 standing committees … Read more

Edelman, Peter 2015

Bio note Peter B. Edelman Peter Edelman is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and poverty law and is faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. On the faculty since 1982, he has also served in all three branches … Read more

Hirsch, Amy 2016

Consortium for the National Equal Justice Library Oral History Collection Interview with Amy Hirsch Conducted by Alan Houseman April 26, 2016 Alan Houseman: This is an oral history of Amy Hirsch. She is being interviewed by Alan Houseman. The date is April 26, 2016. We are at the Community Legal Services Offices in Philadelphia. Amy, … Read more

Lewis, Anthony 1993

Biographical / Historical Anthony Lewis (March 27, 1927 – March 25, 2013) was a U.S. journalist, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a longtime NY Times columnist. Lewis graduated from Harvard College in 1948, and started working for the New York Times. After working for the DNC on Adlai Stevenson’s presidential campaign, and writing … Read more

Westwood, Howard 1992

Biographical / Historical Howard Westwood (1909-1994) was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, attended Swarthmore College and in 1933 received a law degree from Columbia University. He was a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harlan F. Stone for a year before he joined Covington & Burling in 1934. During World War II, he was a … Read more

Asbury, Mary 2017

Longtime Executive Director of Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati. Started at the Boston Legal Assistance Project.