Interview with Julian Burke, April 6, 1984

Project: Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Julian Burke clerked for Justice Reed from 1955 to 1956, along with Roderick Hills. He begins his interview by describing the duties of Reed's clerks, such as working on petitions of certiorari. He then compares Reed with fellow Justices William Douglas, Robert Jackson, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Thomas Clark, Sherman Minton, and Harold Burton. Next, he discusses the relationship between Reed and the other Justices, including Chief Justice Earl Warren. Burke comments on Reed's writing style, political views, rice diet, social life, and interactions with his clerks. The cases he mentions during the interview include Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shields v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co., and Communist Party v. Subversive Activities Control Board.

Interview Accession

1984oh013_reed019

Interviewee Name

Julian Burke

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1984-04-06

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Burke, Julian Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 06 Apr. 1984. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Burke, J. (1984, April 06). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Burke, Julian, interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. April 06, 1984, Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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