Interview with Adam Yarmolinsky, March 17, 1981

Project: Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project

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Adam Yarmolinsky clerked for Justice Reed from 1950 to 1951, along with Edward Zimmerman. He begins his interview by describing the relationship between Justice Reed and Justice Felix Frankfurter, and goes on to discuss Chief Justice Fred Vinson's methods of handling the court. He also mentions the court's conservative/liberal split, and recalls Reed's opinions on McCarthyism, government, and the Supreme Court. Then he discusses the cases Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee v. McGrath and Breard v. Alexandria. He ends the interview by commenting on the relationship between Reed and his clerks.

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1981oh039_reed007

Interviewee Name

Adam Yarmolinsky

Interviewer Name

Edward Gilson

Interview Date

1981-03-17

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Yarmolinsky, Adam Interview by Edward Gilson. 17 Mar. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Yarmolinsky, A. (1981, March 17). Interview by E. Gilson. Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Yarmolinsky, Adam, interview by Edward Gilson. March 17, 1981, Stanley F. Reed Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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