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Rebels in Law Voices in History of Black Women Lawyers

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ISBN-10: 0472086464

ISBN-13: 9780472086467

Edition: 1999

Authors: J. Clay Smith

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Beginning with a short essay written in 1897, the writings compiled in this volume inform the reader on how black women came to practise law in the United States. The book also considers black women's role in American politics.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 2/8/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Introduction: Law Is No Mystery to Black Women
Law and Its Call to Black Women
Miss Lutie Lytle Speaks in 1897
Law and Its Call to Women
Legal Profession Followed by Nation's Best Known Socialites
Women in the Law
Forty-five Years a Woman Lawyer
Jet-Propelled into the Law
Sheer Determination Brought Me Through
Forty Years a Lawyer
Lawyers Are Leaders in the Community
Law Teacher, Lawyer and Judge
Some Recollections of My Career
The Power of Black Women
Women Lawyers Must Balk Both Color and Sex Bias
Constitutional Law and Black Women
Women Must Wield Their Power for the Sake of Justice
The Power of Black Women to Tell Their Stories
The Black Woman: Who Represents Her?
Legal Education, the Legal Academy, and the Legal Profession
Pauli Murray's Appeal: For Admission to Harvard Law School
Second Black Woman at University of Michigan's Law School
Breaking New Ground with Grace: The University of Michigan's First Black Woman Law Graduate
Neither a Whisper Nor a Shout
Antioch's Fight against Neutrality in Legal Education
There Is a Future for Black Lawyers
Problems within the Legal Profession
On Presidents and Judges
The Most Dangerous Election in History
Surviving the Reagan Years
President Clinton's Doubt; Lani Guinier's Certainty
Robert Bork Should Sit on High Court
Clarence Thomas Should Not Sit on High Court
In Clarence Thomas You Hope for a Miracle
Thurgood Marshall Spoke for Humble People
Race, Equality, Justice, and Freedom
Racism Is a Deadly Force in America
Democracy and Race
The Confederate Flag as Racist Symbolism
The Issue of Race
Black Strategies: Responding to Thomas Sowell. I Know Where You're Coming from, But...
White Racism; Black Dissent
African Americans Must Reject Anti-Semitism
Black Political Power
The Negro Woman in the Quest for Equality
Female Liberation and Human Survival
When American Democracy Becomes a Sham
The Underdeveloped Resource
Justice and Values in Government
Erosion of Civil Liberties
Political Correctness: Professor Linda S. Greene vs. Robert Bork
The United States Owes Reparations to Its Black Citizens
Give Colored Women the Right to Vote
The Necessity of Universal Suffrage
The Role of Law in Effecting Social Change
New Civil Rights Demands: White Resistance
Dynamics of Change
Minority Coalitions to Secure Civil Rights
Freedom of Gay Citizens from Discrimination
Crime and Criminal Justice
The Female Inmate
Our Present Violent Crime and Drug Policies Conceived out of Fear and Politics
International Concerns
Pioneer at the Department of State
Human Rights and Social Relations
Citation for Persons Killed in Service of the United Nations
Speaking Out against Duplicity in Foreign Policy
Women and Minorities in International Law
The Japanese Buraku Problem: A Foreigner's Perspective
The First Black Women's Legal Sorority
Pioneering Facts about Black Women Lawyers and Law Teachers
U.S. Census: The Number of Women Lawyers by Race and Nationality in Each State/Select Territories and the Combined Total of Male Lawyers (all races), 1950-90