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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
RLIN number: NXCP87-A138
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren, 1966; work routines on the United States Supreme Court; manner in which cases were reviewed and chosen, opinion-writing assigned to Justices, bench memos prepared; impressions of Chief Justice Warren: his temperament, working habits, judicial philosophy, political career, strengths, weaknesses; important cases reviewed by the Warren Court relating to race relations, criminal procedure, apportionment, constitutional amendment rights.
Extent: Transcript: 386 leaves, Tape: 6 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission requried to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schmidt, Benno C., 1942-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1942
Speaker occupation: Educator; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 33
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Bruser, Lawrence
Organizations discussed: U.S. Supreme Court
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Educators; Lawyers; North America; U.S. Supreme Court; United States; United States--Politics and government--1963-1969
Topics discussed - Other terms: Law--Interpretation and construction; Schmidt, Benno C., 1942-; Warren, Earl, 1891-1974
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017247-12690