The Austin Law Commune defended anti-war protesters and civil rights activists for free from 1969 to 1977 in Austin, Texas. Passionate, committed, and charismatic, they were involved in national cases, regional cases and local Austin cases.
Brady Coleman People’s History in Texas interviewed Brady Coleman last week. Brady Coleman was a member of the Austin Law Commune that practiced movement law in the 1970’s. The movement law office was started by Jim Simons and Cam Cunningham in 1969. Brady Coleman joined in the early 70’s. The lawyers operated as a commune in that, the secretaries, legal […]