Austin Law Commune  Interview with Brady Coleman

Austin Law Commune Interview with Brady Coleman

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 […]

Law Firm for the Poor (2008)

This is the story of Legal Aid of Austin, celebrating forty years of battling for for social justice. Perfect for the classroom. In 1966, the Austin Legal Aid Society was established. It was one of the first in the country that took advantage of that vital section of the War on Poverty laws passed during the Johnson Presidency. The Austin […]