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40 Harv. L. Rec. 1 (1965)

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VOL. 40 NO. I       CAMBRIDGE, MASS.. FEBRUARY 4, 1965            FIFTEEN CENTS
lonference Outlines Legal Attack on Poverty
By Joseph P. Meissner
Do you really respect the poor? Do you want them to speak out for themselves? Or
is your interest in law and poverty only a new white man's burden, a new form of imperi-
These words from   an address by Dr.I INeig hbborhood Aid Planned
Edgar Cahn of the' tfice of Economic Op-
portunity set the theme for a three-day             By Michael Lowenberg
onference on Law and Indigency held last  A group of Harvard law students will
weekend at Georgetown University in Wash- participate this spring in a Neighborhood
ington, D.C. More than 200 law students Law Office Internship Program under the
from Bsome 20 schools were represented, in. supervision of the Boston Legal Aid Society.
cluding Harvard students Elizabeth Holtz- The Program has been organized by a facul-
man, 3L, Donald L. Baraf, 3L, Samuel A. ty committee consisting of Professors David
Bleicher, 2L, Beatrice E. Koretsky, 2L, and  F. Cavers, Vern Countryman, Alan M.
Joseph P. Meissner, 2L,                   Dershowitz, Charles M. Haar, Livingston
The conference was sponsored by the Law    Hall, Frank I. Michelman, Albert M. Sacks,
Students Civil Rights Research Council, a  Frank E. A. Sander, and Detlev F. Vagts.
student-organized group which last summer    The students will work one evening a week
(Continued on page 4)                     (Continved mn page 2)
Dean Urges Canons Revision.
By Murray S. Levin
Dean Erwin N. Griswold appeared before
NBC television cameras last week to tape
his views on the problem of guaranteeing a
fair trial to criminal defendants.
The Dean's remarks will be aired on an
NBC White Paper at 9:00 p.m., Tuesday,
Feb. 9. The Lee Harvey Oswald incidents of
the fall of 1963 will provide a dramatic take-
off for the program. Dean Griswold has said
that by Nov. 24 Oswald could not have
obtained a fair trial any place in the United
The threat to the citizen's right to a fair
trial comes in part from the activities of the
(Continued on page 3)                           Dean Griswold

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