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View Resource Conversations with Anna Diggs Taylor

Transcript of interviews with federal Judge Anna Diggs Taylor, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Discusses: personal background; education; civil rights movement (1960s); Detroit politics; Coleman A. Young; judging; Detroit Boat Club; Vincent Chin; Fruehauf; race and jury selection; University of Michigan and affirmative action.

View Resource Conversations with Paul J. Komives

Transcript of interviews with federal Magistrate Judge Paul J. Komives, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Discusses: personal background; education; United States Department of Justice; Solicitor General; racketeering; organized crime; moonshine; Appalachians; one man grand jury; gambling; Gotham Hotel; Federal Magistrates Act; Bail Reform Act; September 11, 2001.

View Resource Conversations with Julian Abele Cook, Jr.

Transcript of interviews with federal Judge Julian Abele Cook, Jr., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Discusses: personal background; education; segregation; Edward Bennett Williams; Harold Bledsoe; Oakland County; busing; Michigan Civil Rights Commission; judicial elections; John DeLorean; judging; Federal Sentencing Guidelines; juries, service and racial...

View Resource Conversations with Stewart A. Newblatt

Transcript of interviews with federal Judge Stewart A. Newblatt, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Discusses: personal background; education; Army Criminal Investigation Division; Phillipines; labor law; House Unamerican Activities Committee; Flint, MI; John Swainson; Spencer v. Flint Memorial Park; Republic of New Africa; Genessee County; Alex Dandy; General...

View Resource Conversations with Anthony Bertoni

Transcript of interviews with United States Marshal Anthony Bertoni, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Discusses: personal background; education; construction industry; Detroit Police Department; Big Four; Tactical Mobile Unit; Kercheval; Detroit Riot (1967); STRESS (Stop the Robberies and Enjoy Safe Streets); Olsonite Corporation; witness protection program.

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