From King to Cochran

Woods Sr., Robert L.
October 1995
New Republic;10/23/95, Vol. 213 Issue 17, p13
Criticizes lawyer Johnnie Cochran for using the issue of racial equality before the law in his closing argument defending his client African American sport celebrity O. J. Simpson. Contention that the legal tactics used by Cochran is an embarrassment to the legacy of the civil rights movement; Practice and principle of Martin Luther King Jr. on civil rights advocacy; Impact of the opportunistic use of the rich legacy in the quest for racial equality in the African American community.


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