Adam Yarmolinsky; interviewee. Edward Gilson; interviewer.
Adam Yarmolinsky clerked for Justice Reed from 1950 to 1951, along with Edward Zimmerman. He begins his interview by describing the relationship between Justice Reed and Justice Felix Frankfurter, and goes on to discuss Chief Justice Fred Vinson's methods of handling the court. He also mentions the court's conservative/liberal split, and recalls Reed's opinions on McCarthyism, government, and the Supreme Court. Then he discusses the cases Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee v. McGrath and Breard v. Alexandria. He ends the interview by commenting on the relationship between Reed and his clerks.
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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