Multimedia › Interviews: Supreme Court

  • Introduction by Clare Cushman
    These interviews feature the lecturers and authors that the Supreme Court Historical Society host throughout the year.

Marlene Trestman Interview

The Supreme Court Historical Society's Clare Cushman interviews author Marlene Trestman on her new book, "Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin" (LSU Press, 2016)

Timothy Huebner Interview Part 1 of 2.

SCHS Director of Publications Clare Cushman interviews author Timothy Huebner on his new book, "Liberty & Union" (University Press of Kansas, 2016.) Part 1 of 2.

Timothy Huebner Interview Part 2 of 2

SCHS Director of Publications Clare Cushman interviews author Timothy Huebner on his new book, "Liberty & Union" (University Press of Kansas, 2016.) Part 2 of 2.

Frank Sander (2004) on Felix Frankfurter

Portions of an April 28, 2004 interview with Frank Sander, law clerk to Justice Felix Frankfurter during the Brown v. Board case. The interview was part of activities held at the Robert H. Jackson Center to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board case. It was co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. Copyright 2012 Robert H. Jackson Center.

William T. Coleman (2005) on Felix Frankfurter

This a segment form a May 18, 2005 interview with William T. Coleman, the first African American Supreme Court law clerk. He clerked in 1948 for Felix Frankfurter. The interview was part of an event honoring the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision. Copyright 2012 Robert H. Jackson Center.

Earl Pollock (2004) on Earl Warren

Vignettes from an April 28, 2004 interview with Earl Pollock, law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren during the Brown case term. The event was held at the Robert H. Jackson Center to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision. It was c-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society.

Jeffrey Gonda

Jeffrey Gonda, assistant professor of history at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, and winner of the 2014 Hughes-Gossett Award. His new book is Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement.

Amy Steigerwalt

Amy Steigerwalt is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University and the winner of the 2014 Hughes-Gossett Prize. Her book is The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the U.S. Supreme Court,coauthored with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward (Stanford Press, 2013).

Kevin McMahon

The Supreme Court Historical Society's Clare Cushman interviews author and 2015 Griswold Prize winner Professor Kevin McMahon about his book, "Nixon's Court".