Important new history published June 2020. Includes focus on the organized legal profession’s role and attitudes.
Along with State v. Conley, established right to counsel in NJ municipal court when imprisonment or large fine is actually threatened or when there is a likelihood of conviction.
New York default judgment not entitled to full faith and credit in NJ due to lack of jurisdiction, in scam where NJ resident had no real connection with NY.
Worked at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri for 23 years, including 18 years as executive director and general counsel. Was a judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals, then was both the first Jewish and the first legally blind judge on the Missouri Supreme Court.
Reverses lower court and holds that county welfare board does not have standing to pursue an appeal from a decision of the state welfare department in favor of the recipient.