Tuttle, Elbert P. - Clip 18
Tuttle, Elbert P.; Aman, Alfred C.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman (Tuttle clerk 70-72); the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Elbert Tuttle's reflections on habeas corpus and Johnson v. Zerbst, the first and only case he argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, in which the right to counsel in federal criminal trials was established. (Duration 16:44) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
Cornell Law School
Tuttle, Elbert P.; Habeas corpus; Johnson v. Zerbst; Doughman; Underwood, Judge; Scottsboro Boys case; Right to counsel; Stone, Chief Justice Harlan F.; Black, Justice Hugo; Sixth Amendment