Progressive lawyers under siege: Moral panic during the McCarthy era

  title={Progressive lawyers under siege: Moral panic during the McCarthy era},
  author={Colin Wark and John F. Galliher},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
Our goal is to analyze the culture within the San Francisco law firm of Gladstein, Andersen and Leonard (circa 1945–1965). For this we utilize archival documents, FBI files, oral histories, and personal interviews. The law firm represented alleged subversives, including Harry Bridges the longtime president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Thus, the law firm partners were stigmatized by the clients they represented and they all had lengthy FBI files. The partners all had… Expand
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