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Counsel for the Situation Shaping the Law to Realize America's Promise

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ISBN-10: 0815733348

ISBN-13: 9780815733348

Edition: N/A

Authors: William T. Coleman, Donald T. Bliss, William T. Coleman, Donald T. Bliss

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"Bill Coleman's story is one that younger generations should mark and inwardly digest, lest they forget the pioneers who helped to make a better America possible." --From the Foreword by Stephen G. Breyer William Coleman has spent a lifetime opening doors and breaking down barriers. He has been an eyewitness to history; moreover, he has made history. This is his inspiring story, in his own words. Americans of color faced daunting barriers in the 1940s. Despite graduating first in his class at Harvard Law and clerking for Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, Coleman was shut out of major East Coast law firms. But as the Philadelphia native writes, "The times, they were a'changing." He…    
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 10/26/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 450
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.90" long x 1.27" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

William T. Coleman a senior partner and the senior counselor in the Washingtonoffice of O'Melveny and Myers LLP, one of the world's foremost law firms. He joined thefirm after serving as the U.S. secretary of transportation. Donald T. Blisshas had a longcareer in government and the law, having chaired the Transportation Practice Group ofO'Melveny & Myers LLP. Stephen G. Breyeris an associate justice of the U.S. SupremeCourt and the author of Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution (Knopf, 2005).

Ambassador Donald Tiffany Bliss (Retired) spent thirteen years in the federal government and thirty years practicing law in Washington, D.C. The great-grandson and grandson of Mark Twain's publishers, he has authored and co-authored books on Mark Twain as well as written a play about Twain's last years, "The Return of Halley's Comet."