Ralph Robert Neuhoff, 1894-1964

Tyrell Williams Memorial Lecture

Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press

Arthur L. Goodhart
In a famous aphorism Mr. Justice Holmes once said : “[I]t ought always to be remembered that historic continuity with the past is not a duty, it is only a necessity.” In regard to the subject which I am discussing today we can paraphrase this by saying: “In a democracy freedom of speech is not a duty; it is only a necessity.” The essential feature of a democratic system of…

Preliminary Report on the Defense of Indigents in Missouri

Jules B. Gerard
Last year the American Bar Foundation, in cooperation with the American Bar Association and other groups, launched a nationwide audit of the defense of indigent persons accused of crime. Information was gathered from every state. Within each state, questionnaires were mailed to most judges, all prosecuting attorneys, and a sampling of defense lawyers, and field surveys were conducted in several counties selected at random. One or more reporters, usually native…

Rights of the Federal Parolee Threatened with Parole Revocation