Thurgood Marshall and Affirmative Action
- Mr. Civil Rights. R.T.F. // Cobblestone;Feb1994, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on Thurgood Marshall and why he was known as `Mr. Civil Rights.' Marshall's successful suit against the University of Maryland Law School which refused to admit him because of his race; How Marshall argued most of the major civil rights cases before the Supreme Court; His appointment to...
- Thurgood Marshall: First black justice. // Current Events;9/27/91, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p2
Profiles retiring US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, 82, the first black justice on the court. Career as a lawyer with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Marshall's role in the 1954 `Brown v. Board of Education' case; Appointment to the Supreme...
- Thurgood Marshall still court's poorest justice. // Jet;6/5/89, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p13
Analyzes a financial disclosure report that lists the assets of the nine Supreme Court justices, which shows that black Justice Thurgood Marshall is the poorest of the nine.
- Thurgood Marshall hires two black Ivy League law clerks. // Jet;11/13/89, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p4
Reports on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall's hiring of two blacks for his law clerk staff, which he says will prove his personal support of affirmative action.
- With new black law clerks, Marshall gears for stand as Supreme Court's liberal. // Jet;8/13/90, Vol. 78 Issue 18, p4
Reports on preparations by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the court's first and only black, as the last liberal on the nation's highest court. Hiring of black law clerks; Marshall's comments on Justice William Brennan's resignation; Comments on President Bush's actions.
- Marshall takes a 4-day hospital stay in Bethesda after stumble in Chicago. // Jet;8/20/90, Vol. 78 Issue 19, p18
Reports on a minor accident that required the hospitalization of US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall while he was attending the American Bar Association (ABA) meeting in Chicago.
- Thurgood Marshall swears in 1991 membership of the Congressional Black Caucus. // Jet;1/21/91, Vol. 79 Issue 14, p14
Describes the ceremonial oath of office administered by US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall to the largest ever class of Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members. Guests attending; Newest CBC members.
- Marshall returns to fed. bench in New York City. // Jet;2/10/92, Vol. 81 Issue 16, p23
Presents comments made by former US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall during a brief volunteer appearance on the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York.
- Marshall gets $100,000 Liberty award; calls for battle against race bias. // Jet;7/20/92, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p17
Announces that retired Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, 84, has won a $100,000 Liberty Award. Presentation on July 4th at Philadelphia's Independence Hall; Marshall's comments at ceremony on racism and prejudice.