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The Resource Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise, William T. Coleman, Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss

Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise, William T. Coleman, Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss

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Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise
Title
Counsel for the situation
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shaping the law to realize America's promise
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William T. Coleman, Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss
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eng
Summary
Americans of color faced daunting barriers in the 1940s. Despite graduating first in his class at Harvard Law and clerking for Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, Bill Coleman was shut out of major East Coast law firms. But as he writes, "The times, they were a'changing." He not only benefitted from that change--he helped propel it, by way of dogged determination, undeniable intellect, and stellar accomplishment. Bill Coleman has spent a lifetime opening doors and breaking down barriers. He has been an eyewitness to history; moreover, he has made history. This is his inspiring story, in hi
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autobiography
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N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise, William T. Coleman, Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss
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Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise, William T. Coleman, Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7864/j.ctt127wnr
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-396) and index
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Contents
Mr. Coleman goes to Washington -- Roots -- Making jewels out of rough diamonds -- Home sweet home -- School days -- Sibling rivalries -- College years -- Harvard law school -- War -- After the war -- Clerking for the good judge -- Justice frankfurter -- Life at the court and in the nation's capitol -- From the ivory tower to the working world -- American history in black and white -- Chipping away at Plessy -- The Brown team -- The city of brotherly love -- Expert in relevance -- The tipping point -- Reargument, December 7, 1953 -- With all deliberate speed -- Enforcing the court's order -- A lawyer's public service obligation -- Managing the Dilworth litigation department -- The Girard college case -- The legacy of Houston-Hastie-Marshall -- The Nixon years -- Change in course -- Cabinet-style government -- Getting to know the department of transportation -- Making transportation policy -- The decisionmaking process -- A time of transition -- The sun also rises in the East -- Building the Washington practice -- The Bob Jones case -- Supreme Court practice -- The Robert Bork hearings -- Is race still relevant? -- Opportunities for public service and private growth -- Reflecting on Republicans and race -- Counsel for the situation
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