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search for equal justice by African-American lawyers

a history of the National Bar Association

by Elmer C. Jackson

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Bar Association -- History.,
  • African American lawyers -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-196).

    StatementElmer C. Jackson, Jr. and Jacob U. Gordon.
    ContributionsGordon, Jacob U.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF328 .N3444 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL713576M
    ISBN 100533126045
    LC Control Number97091248
    OCLC/WorldCa43249912

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    The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, or simply the Lawyers' Committee, is a civil rights organization founded in at the request of President John F. mission is to secure equal justice for all through the rule of law by enlisting the leadership of the private bar. While the Lawyers’ Committee works to stop all civil rights violations, the majority of its work. Section of Criminal Justice Committees. Get Connected: ABA Communities. ABA CONNECT is a place to network, exchange ideas, get advice, and interact with fellow lawyers and legal professionals who share similar areas of interest, in addition to engaging in CJS committee discussions via COMMUNITIES.


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