Thurgood Marshall

Ryan, James
August 2017
Thurgood Marshall;8/1/2017, p1
Presents a biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American justice on the United States Supreme Court. Background and education; Early career as a civil rights lawyer; Victory in the landmark segregation case, Brown v. Topeka Board of Education; Appointment to the US Court of Appeals, and as Solicitor General; Role in key civil rights rulings of the Supreme Court; His criticism of the Court's conservative elements; Belief that the Constitution's failings leave it open to interpretation.


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