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The search for justice : lawyers in the civil rights revolution, 1950-1975 / Peter Charles Hoffer.

Author/Creator:
Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944- author.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019. , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Civil rights lawyers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Law -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1945-
Civil rights.
Civil rights lawyers.
Law.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226614281
022661428X
9780226614311
022661431X
9780226614458
OCLC:
1050143069
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