Film, Video A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights
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- A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights
- Judge Robert L. Carter, an intellectual architect for the civil rights movement and the man who argued the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case before the Supreme Court, discussed his recently published memoir, "A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights." "A Matter of Law" is the story of Carter's struggle for equal rights for all Americans. As chief legal assistant to Thurgood Marshall and then as general counsel to the NAACP, he played a central role in crafting the legal strategy for pivotal desegregation cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Board, the celebrated case that outlawed segregation in the nation's public schools. As a civil rights lawyer, Carter led the fight to dismantle the legal structure of segregation in the South, and then brought the campaign North.
- Library of Congress
- John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2005-05-25.
- - African American History
- - Government, Law
- - Biography, History
- - Education
- - Government, World Affairs
- - judge robert carter, civil rights
- - Classification: Education.
- - Classification: History: America.
- - Classification: Law.
- - Classification: Social Sciences.
- - Judge Robert L. Carter.
- - Recorded on 2005-05-25.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-25, 2005. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687693/.
APA citation style:
Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2005) A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-25. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687693/.
MLA citation style:
Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-25, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687693/>.