• The Making of a Civil Rights Lawyer

    "It was not until I arrived at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund that I learned my profession, how to work with colleagues and clients, and how it might feel to grow up in the law." So begins Michael Meltsner’s vivid account of how as a lawyer for Muhammad Ali, for the doctors who ended Jim Crow at American hospitals, and for scores of...

    • ASIN: 0813926955
    • Brand: Brand: University of Virginia Press

  • A Season for Justice: The Life and Times of Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees

    The grandson of a Klansman, who engineered the landmark civil suit that bankrupted the Ku Klux Klan, recounts the story of his battles against racism in the New South

    • ASIN: 068419189X

  • Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition (Chicago Series in Law and Society)

    A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, Lawyers of the Right explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major groups—social conservatives, libertarians, and business advocates—that have coalesced in recent decades behind the Republican Party. Drawing on i...

    • ASIN: 0226768341

  • The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change

    Stuart A. Scheingold's landmark work introduced a new understanding of the contribution of rights to progressive social movements, and thirty years later it still stands as a pioneering and provocative work, bridging political science and sociolegal studies. In the preface to this new edition, the author provides a cogent analysis of the burgeoning...

    • ASIN: 0472030051

  • Champion of Civil Rights: Judge John Minor Wisdom (Southern Biography Series)

    One of the least publicly recognized heroes of the civil rights movement in the United States, John Minor Wisdom served as a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1957 until his death in 1999 and wrote many of the landmark decisions instrumental in desegregating the American South. In this revealing biography, law professor...

    • ASIN: 0807133841
    • Brand: Brand: Louisiana State Univ Pr

  • Philadelphia Freedom: Memoir of a Civil Rights Lawyer

    "David Kairys is one of the grand long-distance runners in the struggle for justice in America. His brilliant legal mind and superb lawyerly skills are legendary. This marvelous book is his gift to us!" ---Cornel West, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University, and award-winning author of Race Matters Philadelphia Fr...

    • ASIN: 0472033107
    • Brand: University of Michigan Press

  • Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

    A lyrical memoir that identifies the pressure to conform as a hidden threat to our civil rights, drawing on the author’s life as a gay Asian American man and his career as an acclaimed legal scholar. “[Kenji] Yoshino offers his personal search for authenticity as an encouragement for everyone to think deeply about the ways in which all of us ha...

    • ASIN: 0375760210
    • Brand: Random House Trade

  • The March for Civil Rights: The Benjamin Hooks Story

    The author recounts his inspiring leadership role in the ongoing struggle for civil rights and racial equality in America and abroad.

    • ASIN: 159031249X
    • Brand: Brand: American Bar Association

  • The Best Lawyer Are Born In August: Attorney at Law Composition Notebook: Funny, Legal Humor College Ruled Book, 100 pages (50 Sheets) 6 x 9 (Law Student Gift Ideas)

    Perfect bound soft cover, professionally designed ruled student composition notebook makes a unique gift idea for paralegal, law student, attorney, lawyer, or judge. Anyone can use this as an inspirational writing journal, Christmas party exchange gift, or as a composition book at any academic University or High School. Designed and printed in the ...

    • ASIN: 1088934315

  • The Rights Revolution: Lawyers, Activists, and Supreme Courts in Comparative Perspective

    It is well known that the scope of individual rights has expanded dramatically in the United States over the last half-century. Less well known is that other countries have experienced "rights revolutions" as well. Charles R. Epp argues that, far from being the fruit of an activist judiciary, the ascendancy of civil rights and liberties has rested ...

    • ASIN: 0226211622

  • Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961

    From the 1930s to the early 1960s civil rights law was made primarily through constitutional litigation. Before Rosa Parks could ignite a Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Supreme Court had to strike down the Alabama law which made segregated bus service required by law; before Martin Luther King could march on Selma to register voters, the Supreme Court...

    • ASIN: 0195104684
    • Color: Multicolor

  • There When We Needed Him: Wiley Austin Branton, Civil Rights Warrior

    Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall said of Wiley Austin Branton that he “devoted his entire life to fighting for his own people.” There When We Needed Him is the story of that fight, which began with Branton's being one of the first black students at the University of Arkansas Law School and which took him to the highest levels of busines...

    • ASIN: 1557288488
    • Brand: Brand: University of Arkansas Press

  • Marshalling Justice: The Early Civil Rights Letters of Thurgood Marshall

    “[An] important collection….Michael G. Long deserves high praise indeed for unearthing [Marshall’s letters] and bringing them to light.”—Wil HaygoodCollected together for the first time in Marshalling Justice, here are selected letters written by one of the most influential and important activists in the American Civil Rights movement: th...

    • ASIN: 006198518X

  • Thurgood Marshall: Civil Rights Lawyer and Supreme Court Justice (Signature Lives: Modern America)

    From the late 19th century into the 21st century, technological and cultural advancements transformed the world into a new and modern place. These advancements changed the way people lived, worked, and thought about themselves and the world. The combination of all these changes continues to produce what we know as the modern world. Thurgood Marshal...

    • ASIN: 0756518776
    • Brand: Brand: Compass Point Books

  • The Best Defense: The Courtroom Confrontations of America's Most Outspoken Lawyer of Last Resort-- the Lawyer Who Won the Claus von Bulow Appeal

    "Anyone interested in the true merits of criminal law and very fine writing must read Alan Dershowitz's book." --Truman CapoteIn this tell-all legal memoir, Alan Dershowitz describes his most famous, and infamous, cases and clients. In the process, takes a critical, informed look at a legal system that he regards as deeply corrupt....

    • ASIN: 039471380X

  • Constance Baker Motley : One Woman's Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice under Law

    When the name Constance Baker Motley is mentioned, more often than not, the response is “Who was she?” or “What did she do?” The answer is multifaceted, complex, and

    • UPC: 430736357

  • Philadelphia Freedom : Memoir of a Civil Rights Lawyer

    The gripping story of the life and education of one of America's most innovative and idealistic

    • UPC: 10183585

  • Civil Rights in My Bones : More Colorful Stories from a Lawyer's Life and Work, 2005-2015

    CIVIL RIGHTS IN MY BONES

    • UPC: 53262526

  • Eisenhower vs. Warren : The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties

    The epic 1950s battle that would shape the legal future of the civil rights movement is chronicled here for the first

    • UPC: 245678911
    • Rating: 4.5

  • Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers - eBook

    “Fascinating. . . . The kind of book you can open anywhere, maybe thumb back or forth a few pages, and settle into a good story.”—USA Today "One of the great, largely unknown stories of

    • UPC: 408494080

  • Voices in Our Blood : America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement

    Capturing the sweep of remarkable voices, this compelling history--now in paperback--is a collection of what America's best writers had to say on the civil rights movement, the great domestic drama of the 20th

    • UPC: 25244258

  • Your Rights: Lawyer Advice [Russian Edition] - Audiobook

    From the audiobook "Your Rights." Advice of a lawyer »- reasonable advice of professionals you will learn how to properly protect your house from any encroachments, how to move around and serve that problem, which

    • UPC: 689752621

  • The Peopleas Lawyer : The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Fight for Social Justice, from Civil Rights to Guantanamo

    There is hardly a struggle aimed at upholding and extending therights embedded in the U.S. Constitution in which the Centerfor Constitutional Rights (CCR) has not played a central role, and yet few people have ever

    • UPC: 15731699

  • Representing the Race : The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

    "Representing the Race" tells the story of African American lawyers who, during the era of segregation, confronted a tension between their racial and professional identities. Their untold stories pose the unsettling question: What, ultimately, does

    • UPC: 38313569

  • Raymond Pace Alexander : A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

    Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in

    • UPC: 53275961

  • Top civil rights lawyer says U.S. criminal justice reforms are falling short

    Lee Merritt on the highs and lows of being a Civil Rights attorney.

    Best Civil Rights Attorney In Georgia