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Index
ABA, 101, 136
Abramson, Fred (Chair of the Judicial Nomination Commission ), 102
Adams, Betty (high school classmate), 43
Albrecht,, Mary Ellen (D.C. Superior Court judge), 115
Alexander, Harry (D.C. Superior Court judge), 154
Allen, Sandy (D.C. Council member), 163
Ambrose, Sharon (D.C. Council member), 163
American Bar Association Journal, 142
Anders v. California (case), 149
Ashman, Allan (author), 84, 90
Babcock, Barbara (Public Defender Service Director), 87
Bacon, Sylvia (D.C. Superior Court judge), 103
Bamberger, Clinton (head of OEO Legal Services and Piper & Marbury partner), 74
Barker v. Wingo (case), 143
Barr, Robert (Congressman), 179
Barry v. Bush (case), 146
Barry, Marion (D.C. Mayor), 146, 154, 158-60, 162, 164, 167-68
Baylin, Bernard (Harvard professor), 51
Bazelon, David (U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 86
Beer, Samuel (Harvard professor), 46, 51
Bellow, Gary (Harvard professor), 80
Bellow, Gary (Legal Aid Agency attorney), 86
Belson, Jim (D.C. Court of Appeals judge, 106, 110, 128
Berg v. Footer (case), 147
Berger, Sandy (Hogan & Hartson partner), 99
Bible Way Church (case), 147
Bingham, Anne, 185
Birenbaum, David (Harvard classmate), 61
Black Panther Party, 91
Black, Hugo (Supreme Court justice), 189
Blum, Wally (University of Chicago professor), 74
Boatwright, Sam (high school friend), 42
Bok, Derek (Harvard Law Dean), 83
Bolling v. Sharpe (case), 175
Born, Brooksley (Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair), 182
Bowman, Addison (Legal Aid Agency attorney), 86
Boyd (case), 144
Brady v. Maryland (case), 146
Brandon (case), 146
Brennan, William (U.S. Supreme Court Justice), 153
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Brimmer, Andrew (District of Columbia financial control board), 168
Brown (case), 146
Brown v. Board of Education (case), 43
Brown, Coleman (Chicago minister), 66, 70
Brown, David (childhood friend), 35
Brudney, Victor (Harvard professor), 187
Bryant, William (U.S. District Court judge), 87, 109
Burgess, Frank (D.C. Superior Court judge), 115, 131
Burton, Dobby (high school swimming coach), 41
Bush, George W. (U.S. President), 179, 193
Buttrick, George (Harvard University Memorial Church pastor), 12, 53
Bynum, David (Harvard roommate), 47, 50
Cambridge Model Cities, 77
Carter, Jimmy (United States President), 103
Casner, Jim (Acting Dean Harvard Law), 83
Catania, David (D.C. Council member), 163
Cavers, David (Harvard professor), 60, 74
Chaffetz, Hammond (Kirkland Ellis head of recruiting), 64
Charn, Jeanne (CLAO program), 80
Chavous, Kevin (D.C. Council member), 163
Chicago Tribune (newspaper), 64
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS), 72
Children’s Hospital v. Carl (case), 119
Christensen, George (Chicago attorney), 15
Christie, John (Harvard classmate), 61
Civil Rights Movement, 59-60, 66, 193
CLEPR , See Ford Foundation Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility, Inc.
Clifford (case), 151
Clinton, Bill (U.S. President), 179
Community Action Program (CAP), 75
Community Legal Assistance Office (CLAO), 76-79, 83, 153
Consumers United Insurance Company (case), 146
Control Board, 158, 160-62, 164, 167-69, 179
Convention Center Referendum Committee (case), 146
Covington & Burling (law firm), 85, 171
Cratsley, John (CLAO attorney), 77
Crews (case), 153
Criminal Justice Act, 87, 94, 115, 149
Cropp, Linda (D.C. Council chair), 163
CSD (Hogan & Hartson’s Community Services Department), 88, 97, 99, 103
Culver, John (Harvard classmate), 61
Curran, Edward (U.S. District Court judge), 86
D.C. Appleseed Center, 178
D.C. Bar Foundation, 137, 152
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D.C. Bar Referendum (case), 151
D.C. Human Rights Act, 144
D.C. voting rights case, 171
objectives of lawsuit, 172
Damoose, George (Harvard roommate), 46, 49
Danello, Elizabeth (Assistant U.S. Attorney), 115
Davis, Rachael (actor in “We The People”), 185
Dean (case), 144
Determan, Sally (Hogan & Hartson partner and D.C. Bar president), 89, 185
Dieterich, Elise (Corporation Counsel attorney and JMF former law clerk), 165, 171, 177-79
Dole, Robert (U.S. senator), 173
Douglas, John (Covington & Burling attorney), 137
Douglas, William (Supreme Court justice), 189
Drinan, Robert (Boston College Law School dean), 76, 79
Eagleton, Thomas (United States Senator), 94
Edwards (case), 143
Edwards, Harry (U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 182
Eighth Amendment, 143
Elderkin, David (Cedar Rapids, Iowa attorney), 188
Evans, Jack (D.C. Council member), 163
Falwell, Jerry (Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist), 13
Farrell, Mike (U.S. Attorney’s Office Appellate Division head and D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 115, 129, 131
Federov (case) claim of selective prosecution, 113
Ferren, Andrew John “Andy” (son), 8, 31, 55-56, 180, 182-83, 190
Ferren, Bill (uncle), 4, 7
Ferren, Edith (paternal grandmother), 4
Ferren, Edith Waight(paternal grandmother), 2
Ferren, Elizabeth Anne Hansen (mother), 13, 16. 17
piano, 14
Ferren, Elizabeth Anne (sister), 2, 4, 6-7, 10, 15, 18-19, 53, 55
Ferren, Freda (aunt), 4, 7-8
Ferren, John (father)
Skelly Oil Company, 13, 15
Standard Oil, 15
Stewart Warner Corporation, 15, 24
teaching at Syracuse University, 13
Vendo Company, 15
Zenith Radio Corporation, 15
Ferren, John M. – Personal
biography of Justice Wiley Rutledge, 186
birth Kansas City, Missouri, 1
Boy Scout, 25, 37
Boy Scouts, 28, 30
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Camp Wabaningo, 30
Chicago, family move to area, 15
collect political autographs and campaign buttons, 23, 28
college debate team, 56
Cub Scouts, 28, 30
softball team, 29
Cushman motor scooter, 39
deacon in the Presbyterian Church, 12
Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa- RAGBRAI, 8
Evanston, Illinois, 4-5, 9-10, 14, 18, 22-34, 38, 43-44
Evanston Conservatory, 32
Evanston High School, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48
Evanston High School student body president, 40
Evanston Township High School, 37
fifth and sixth grades selling eggs, 42
firsthand evidence of racial segregation, 43
fishing, 6, 8, 16, 19
Frances Willard Elementary School, 24, 26
Hardy Boys (books), 27
Harvard, 12, 21, 44, 45, 46, 52, 55, 56, 59-64, 73-75, 79, 81, 83-84, 181
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 171
Harvard Clinical Program, 88
Harvard College, 21, 78, 180
Harvard Debate Team, 46-47, 50
Harvard freshmen glee club, 50
Harvard Law Bulletin, 73-74
Harvard Law Review, 99
Harvard Law School, 72-73, 103
mandatory moot court program, 63
Williston Competition, 63
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, 75
Harvard Phi Beta Kappa, 49
Harvard University Memorial Church, 12
Harvard- Yale-Princeton Triangular Debates, 47
Haven Junior High School, 34-37, 45, 49
annual music memory contest, 36
annual poetry festival, 35
high school swimming team, 40
high school youth group (Tuxis), 11
importance of radio shows, 22
impressions of the law school experience, 57-58
influence his mother,, 15
influence of father, 16
interest in ministry, 12, 55-56
Kansas City, 1, 4, 7, 9-10, 13, 15, 19-21, 24-26, 28, 30, 32-33
life-long interest in music, 32
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strong interes, 184
studied music composition, 184
message of the Christian faith, 13
move from Kansas City to Evanston Illinois, 24
musical, “We The People” about the Constitutional Convention of 1787, 184
Oliver Baty Cunningham Award, 72
piano lessons, 14, 25, 32
polio epidemic, 24, 25
political differences within family, 21, 24
president of seventh grade homeroom, 35
racial segregation, 43
religion’s influence, 12
religious life of parents, 10
religious views, 12
scouting, 30, 31, 32
senior thesis
Colonel Edward House, 49
swimming, 24-25, 30, 34, 40-41
Glenn Davis Club (swimming), 34
YMCA, 14, 24, 30, 33, 34, 41-42
Treasure Island (book), 26-27
war effort, 20
Wiley Rutledge biography, 131
Willard School orchestra, 34
World War II had a big impact on me, 20
WW II victory gardens, 20
Ferren, John M. – Professionnal
ACLU, 91
Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct for the D.C. Court of Appeals, 137
American Bar Association, 101, 135, 141
Public Interest Practice Committee chair, 101
Consortium on Legal Services and the Public chair, 101, 135
aspects of clinical education, 81
assessment of the influence of oral argument, 112
Bill of Rights, 105, 109, 124
board of CLEPR, 81
Chapman & Cutler, (Chicago law firm), 63
child support system from the Department of Health and Human Services, 166
Church Federation Legal Advice Clinics, 67, 76
Community Services Department (CSD), 88, 90-91, 94, 97-99, 102-03, 192
comparative negligence, 150, 151
conferences after oral argument, 121
Consortium on Legal Services and the Public chair, 135
Control Board relationship, 167
District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 102
Acting Chief Judge, 132
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appointment, 102
preassignment system, 107
District of Columbia Judicial Conference Committee on Civil Legal Services, 136
four-day rule, 96
Harvard, 191
importance on subsequent legal career, 62
starting legal services program, 125
Legal Services Program, 60, 62
Hogan & Hartson, 83, 88, 100-01, 104, 117, 125, 132, 137, 160, 163, 170, 185, 191-92
Community Services Department (CSD), 88, 90
opportunities to launch commitment to pro bono, 90
judicial philosophy, 108, 109
Journal of Supreme Court History (article on the Yamashita case), 190
judge as lawmaker, 118
judicial activism, 156
law clerks, 134
drafting opinions, 135
selecting law clerks, 132
lawyer responsibilities in respect of pro bono representation, 140
lecture at the University of Iowa on Rutledge, 190
legal services experience playing role approaching cases as a judge, 126
Legal Services Program, 74, 78
legal services to the low-income community, 74
limits of the role of a judge in respect of nonjudicial activities, 137
National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), 95
Office of Economic Opportunity Legal Services Program, 69, 73
opinion writing process in chambers, 108
private practice experience in terms of influence on decision making, 125
process by which a panel reaches case disposition agreement, 119
providing legal services to the poor, 135
purpose and function of a dissenting opinion, 123
qualities possessed by judges producing majorities in a judicial context, 117
responsibilities of opinion’s authoring judge, 122
role of judges’ values in decision making, 119, 124
successful oral advocacy, 114
Supreme Court Historical Society lecture, 190
volunteer legal services through churches, 66
Welfare Rights Organization, 95
William J. Brennan Award from the D.C. Bar, 154
Ferren, Linda Bloom (wife), 34, 158, 170, 181-82, 184, 190-91
Ferren, Matt (grandson), 180, 190
Ferren, Megan (granddaugther), 180, 190
Ferren, Patty (aunt), 7
Ferren, Peter Maxwell (son), 55
Ferren, William Alvah (paternal grandfather), 2, 8
Fickling, Judge (D. C. Court of Appeals judge), 102
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Fifth Amendment, 105, 143, 156
Equal Protection Clause, 175
Fifth Circuit, 94
Finkelstein, Shari (stepdaughter), 182, 190
Finnkelstein, Daniel (stepson), 182
First Amendment, 42, 93, 119, 123-24, 143-44, 147, 151-52
Fisher, John (Assistant U.S. Attorney), 115, 154
Ford Foundation Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility, Inc. (CLEPR), 80
Ford, Mo (Harvard classmate), 58, 61
Fourth Amendment, 88, 105, 124, 143, 156
Frankfurter, Felix (Supreme Court justice), 189
Frendak (case), 144
Gale (case), 149
Gallagher, George (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 111
Gardner, Buss (uncle), 6
Gardner, Lillian Hansen (aunt), 6
Garland, Merrick ((U. S. Court of Appeals judge), 172
Garrett v. City of Hamtramck (case), 93, 194
Garrity, Arthur (handled the Boston desegregation case), 76
Garrity, Paul (Legal Aid Society in Charlestown, Massachusetts ), 76
Geiger, Gary, 30, 34
childhood friend who died of polio, 24
Georgetown Gay Rights Coalition (case), 144
Gilbert, Gerry (Hogan & Hartson partner), 102
Gilbert, Richard (Criminal Justice Act advocate), 115
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader (D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge), 185
Glickman, Steve (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129, 131
Goulston & Storrs (law firm)), 180
Graham, Bob (Harvard classmate), 61
Graham, Jim (D.C. Council member), 163
Graves (case), 143
Gray, Frank (Piper & Marbury partner), 84
Greene, Harold (Chief Judge D.C. Superior Court), 94
Griswold, Erwin, 73, 74, 83, 101
Harvard Law School Dean, 73, 137
Griswold, Harriet, 83
H.R.(case) (sometimes called the first Baby Boy C. case), 145
Habib (case), 147
Hale & Dorr (law firm), 80
Hall, Livingston (Harvard professor), 60, 74, 79
Hambrecht, Paul (University of Detroit Law School Dean), 79
Hanafi Muslims, 154
Hansen, Alma Johnson (maternal grandmother), 1
Hansen, Carl Gustav, 1
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“Gus,” 52
Hansen, Les (uncle), 6
Hansen, Winnetka “Neko” (aunt), 6
Harlan, Steve (District of Columbia financial control board), 161, 167
Harrington, Tony (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Harris, Stanley (D.C. Court of Appeals judge and U.S. District Court judge), 104, 106
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 171
Harvey, Greg (Harvard classmate), 47, 61
Hastings, Jack (Harvard recruiter), 44-45
Heinlen, Ron (law school friend), 58
Heinrichs, Waldo (senior thesis advisor), 51
Henry v. First National Bank of Clarksdale (case), 93
Himmelman, Harold (Hogan & Hartson partner), 91, 98
Hogan & Hartson, 88, 90-91, 100, 103, 106, 117, 125, 194
Executive Committee, 89, 96-97
Home Rule, 146, 162
Homma (case), 188
Hood, Andy (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110-111
Hornstein v. Barry (case), 155
House, Edward (“Colonel’), 50
Housing Development Corporation, 95
Houston, Bryant, & Gardner (law firm), 109
Ibn-Tamas (case), 142
IOLTA (Interest on Lawyers Trust Account), 152
Jackson, Robert (Supreme Court justice), 189
Jeffords, Jim (Harvard classmate), 61
Jencks Act, 146
Jentes, Bill (Kirkland partner), 65
Johnson, Byron (Harvard classmate), 61
Johnson, Elmer (Kirkland partner), 65, 68
Johntz, Topper (Harvard classmate), 21
Jones, William (federal judge), 92, 109
Journal of Supreme Court History, 190
Kaufman, Andrew (Harvard professor), 78, 133
Keith, Lang (Hogan & Hartson partner), 91, 99
Kelley Drye & Warren (law firm), 19
Kelly, Catherine (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 106, 110, 129
Kern, John (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 111
Kerr (case), 149
Khaalis (case), 154
Kincaid, Jim (Harvard classmate), 47
King, Warren “Willie” (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129-30
Kinlaw, Eugene District of Columbia financial control board, 168
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Kirkland & Ellis, 53, 61, 64-65, 67, 89, 125, 191
Klein, Jim (head of the Public Defender’s Appellate Section), 115, 131
Kohlman, Gary (Public Defender Service attorney), 115
Kolar-Kotelly, Colleen (U.S. District Court judge), 172
Kopff (case), 146
Kurland, Phil (University of Chicago professor), 74
Ladner, Joyce District of Columbia financial control board, 168
Lanckton, Van (CLAO attorney), 77
Larson, Phil (Hogan & Hartson partner), 93, 99, 194
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 69, 82, 97-98, 140
Lewis (case), 146
Lieberman, Joseph (U.S. Senator)), 178
Lindenmeyer, Carl (childhood friend), 37, 39
Local 2677, AFGE v. Phillips (case), 92
Loevinger, Lee (Hogan & Hartson partner), 95
Loss, Louis (Harvard professor), 77
Lynagh, John (brother-in-law), 18-19
M.M.D. (case), 145
Mack, Julia Cooper (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 105-06, 109, 128
Marbury, William (Piper & Marbury partner), 84
Marshall, Thurgood (U.S. Supreme Court Justice), 51, 153
May, Ernest (Harvard professor), 51, 56
McBride (case), 149
McCullough, David (historian), 188
McDermott, Ed (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Medalie, Richard (D.C. attorney), 103
Meltzer, Bernard (University of Chicago professor), 74
Michael Jones (case), 153
Michael, Lloyd (high school superintendent), 44
Michelman, Frank (Harvard professor), 74
Mikva, Abner (U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 182
Miller, Bill (Standard Oil of Indiana and Amoco, 9
Miller, Chuck (Covington & Burling attorney), 172
Miller, David (Harvard roommate), 45
Miller, Ken (law clerk for JF), 103
Milone, Pat (JMF secretary), 134
Mintz, Seymour (Hogan & Hartson partner), 88-89, 91, 100
Minzner, Pam (New Mexico Supreme Court), 83
Miranda (case), 109, 151, 156, 197
Morrison, Alan (head of the Public Citizen Litigation Group), 140
Morrison, John (Harvard classmate), 61, 68
Moultrie, Carl (D.C. Superior Court judge), 181
Mueller, Bob (Harvard roommate), 45, 49
Murphy, Frank (Supreme Court justice), 176, 186, 189
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Murray, John (elementary school friend), 28
NAACP, 93
Nassar, Ed (graduate student at Catholic University), 184
Nathaniel Jones (case), 151
National Legal Aid Defender Association, 84
Neal, Phil (University of Chicago dean), 74
Nebeker, Frank (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 105, 110, 129
New York Times, 148, 195
Newman, Connie (District of Columbia financial control board), 161, 168
Newman, John (D. C. Court of Appeals judge, 137
Newman, Paul (VISTA volunteer ), 77
Newman, Theodore “Ted” (D. C. Court of Appeals judge), 104-05, 109, 128
Nixon, Richard (U.S. President), 92, 173
Norian, Lloyd (music teacher), 33
Norton, Eleanor Holmes (Congresswoman), 178
Oberdorfer, Louis (U.S. District Court Judge), 172, 177-78
O’Donoghue (case), 175-176
OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), 73-75, 79, 83, 85, 92, 109
Legal Services Program), 81, 84
Pair, Hubert (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 111
Parcells, Bob (Parsons College), 9
Parents United for the District of Columbia Schools (case), 166
Parsons College, 2, 4, 6, 8
Patterson, Kathy (D. C. Council member), 159, 163
Pearce, Melvin (Presbyterian church minister), 9
Pearl Harbor, 19-21
Peoples Drug Store v. District of Columbia (case), 146
Peterson, David, 23, 28, 37
Peterson, Virgil (Parsons College), 9
Philipson, Bi (Harvard roommate), 46, 51
Philipson, J. Bion (Harvard roommate), 45
Phillips v. The Evening Star (case), 148
Phillips, Channing (Housing Development Corporation President), 95
Phillips, Howard (OEO head), 92
Pincus, William (CLEPR president), 81
Piper & Marbury (law firm), 74, 84, 85, 90
Polinsky, Mitch (CLAO volunteer), 78
polio, 24, 30 See also Geiger, Gary
Pollack, Louis (U.S. District Court judge), 187
Pollak, Steve (Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law chair), 95
Posner, Richard (Harvard classmate), 61
Powell, Lewis (U.S. Supreme Court Justice), 154
Powers, Bill (childhood friend), 39
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Pratt, John (U.S. District Court judge), 86
pretrial detention, 143, 156
Prettyman, Barrett (Hogan & Hartson partner and D.C. Inspector General), 77, 89, 168
pro bono legal services, 151
Pryor, Bill (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129
Public Defender Service (PDS), 87
R.M.G. (case), 145
RAGBRAI- the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, 8, 183
Raskin, Jamie (American University Law School professor), 171
Rasmussen, Walter (high school teacher), 42
Rehnquist, William (U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice), 99, 156
Reid, Inez C. (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129-30
Reilly, Gerard (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 111
Reiser, David (Public Defender Service attorney), 115
Rental Housing Act, 146
Reynolds v. Sims (case), 175
Rezneck, Dan (District of Columbia Financial Control Board), 161, 168
Rhyne, William (Criminal Justice Act advocate), 115
Rich, Jerry (pianist and director), 185
Rivers, Gale (JMF secretary), 134
Robb, Roger (U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 86
Roberts, Owen (Supreme Court justice), 189
Roberts, Richard (U.S. District Court judge), 180
Robins, Janet (Corporation Counsel Legal Counsel Division), 165
Robinson, Jo Anne (Principal Deputy Corporation Counsel), 164
Rochon, Mark (Public Defender Service attorney), 115
Rogers, Judith (D.C. Court of Appeals judge and U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129, 157
Rogers, Michael (D.C. City Administrator), 158-59, 163
Rogovin, Charles (assistant attorney general in Massachusetts), 85
Roosevelt, Franklin (United States President), 20
Rosser (case), 146
Rosser letter, 146
Rousselot, Peter (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Roycroft, Howard (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Ruff, Chuck (former D.C. Corporation Counsel), 158, 161, 163-64
Ruiz, Vanessa (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129-30
Rutledge, Wiley (Supreme Court justice), 176, 186-90
Sachs, Sidney, 86, 102
Sachs, Sidney (Washington Legal Aid Agency), 85, 86, 102
Sacks, Al (Harvard Law School Dean), 83
Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge
by John M. Ferren, 186
Sander, Frank (Harvard professor), 60, 73-74, 78
Sandidge (case), 147
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Scalia, Antonin (U.S. Supreme Court Justice), 156
Schneider, Pauline (D.C. attorney), 158
Schwartz, Carol (D.C. Council member), 163
Schwelb, Frank (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129-30
Schwer, Eddie (fellow student at the Willard School), 34
Second Amendment, 147
Seymour, Charles (president emeritus of Yale), 50
Shepard, Chuck (Kirkland attorney), 68
Sherman, Molly (actor in “We The People”), 185
Shurman, Ellen (wife of Daniel Finkelstein), 182
Sidley & Austin (law firm), 98
Simon, Ann (Assistant U.S. Attorney), 115
Sixth Amendment, 176
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 195
Smith, Peter (Piper & Marbury associate), 84-85
Smith, Reese (ABA president), 136
Smith, Walter, (Hogan & Hartson partner), 93, 115, 132, 163, 165, 170, 178-79, 185
Snyder, Allen (Hogan & Hartson partner), 92-93, 99, 194
Soulsby, Larry (D.C. Police Chief), 168
Speidel, Ann Elizabeth (former wife), 53, 180
Speidel, Joe (brother-in-law), 53, 55
Steadman, John (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129
Steiker, Carol (Public Defender Service attorney), 113-15
Harvard Law Review, 114
Stein, Jake (notable D.C. attorney), 168
Steptoe & Johnson (law firm), 166
Stevens, John Paul (Supreme Court justice), 154, 177, 187, 190
Stone, Allan (Harvard professor), 78
Sullivan, Emmet (U.S. District Court judge), 110, 129
Tabron (case), 146
Tatel, David (Hogan & Hartson partner at the time), 21, 28-29, 37, 47, 50, 60-61, 86, 93, 97-98, 102
Taylor, Carl (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Taylor, Charles (Harvard professor), 51
Teare, Bob (childhood friend), 34
Temple, Ralph (local executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union), 91-92
Terry, John (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129
Theiss, Bill (friend from Kirkland), 66, 68
Thomas, Harry (D.C. Council member), 163
Thorpe, Merle (Hogan & Hartson partner), 89
Thurmond, Strom (U.S. Senator), 23, 173
Tidewater Transfer (case), 176
Times v. Sullivan (case), 148
Tomkovicz, Jim (JMF law clerk), 103, 132
Trosman, Elizabeth (Assistant U.S. Attorney), 115
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 157, 172
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 172
U. S. Supreme Court, 61, 83, 93-94, 114, 143, 146, 148-49, 153-54, 156, 172, 174-77, 182, 186-87, 189, 193, 196
unified bar, 136, 151
University of Detroit Law School, 79, 92
Vickery, Ray (Hogan & Hartson partner), 95
Vietnam War, 46, 193
Vining, Joseph (Covington & Burling associate), 85, 87
Von Kann, Curtis (D.C. Superior Court judge), 185
Wagner, Annice (D. C. Court of Appeals judge), 158
Wald, Patricia (U.S. Court of Appeals judge), 182
War on Poverty, 69, 73
Washington Home Ownership Council (case), 146
Washington Lawyer (D.C. Bar Magazine ), 142
Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, 95
Washington Post, 158
Washington, Eric (D.C. Court of Appeals judge), 110, 129, 1331
Wasserstrom, Silas (Public Defender Service attorney), 153
Webster, William (former head of the FBI), 168
Weincek, Betty (choreographer), 185
Weinraub, Lloyd (Harvard classmate), 61
Wesbury v. Saunders (case), 175
West Central Missouri Rural Development Corp. v . Phillips (case), 92
West, David (Harvard classmate), 21
Wham, Douglas (Criminal Justice Act advocate), 115
Wigdor, David (assistant director of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress), 187
Wiley, George National Welfare Rights Organization founder, 95
Wilkins, Sue (daughter-in-law), 180
Williams v. Baker (case), 148
Williams, Anthony (Chief Financial Officer of the District and D.C. Mayor), 167, 178
Wilmer, Cutler, and Pickering (law form), 94
Wilson, Bert (voice of the Chicago Cubs), 29-30
Wilson, James Q. (Harvard professor), 78
Wirtz, Willard (former Secretary of Labor), 187
WMATA v. Jones (case), 150
Yamashita (case), 188
Yarmolinsky, Adam (Harvard professor), 78
Yellin, Cole (step-granddaughter), 182, 190
Yellin, Lara (step-granddaughter), 182, 190
Yellin, Tom (husband of Shari Finkelstein), 182, 190
Young, Arthur (the head of the Chicago Legal Aid Bureau), 72