The search for justice : lawyers in the civil rights revolution, 1950-1975

Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944- author

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  • Creator Peter Charles Hoffer
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019. ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 022661431X, 9780226614311, 022661428X, 9780226614281, 9780226614458
  • OCLC on1050143069

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Lawyering in the civil rights era -- Prologue: the long night of Jim Crow -- The road to Sweatt v. Painter -- Brown v. Board of Education -- Making the case for segregation -- They had a dream -- Whose victory? Whose defeat? -- Legal academics and civil rights lawyering -- Conclusion: Politics or law? Legacies of lawyering in the civil rights era
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