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There's More Than One Way to Diversity

You're characterizing each student by reason of the color of his or her skin," chided Justice Anthony Kennedy, during the Supreme Court arguments last week over...

What "Brown" Means Today

On the morning fifty years ago today that Brown v. Board of Education was decided, Thurgood Marshall and many of the lawyers from his legal team...

Books: The Grand Marshall

During an especially low moment of the 1992 presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton declared that "for goodness' sake, you can't be a lawyer if you don't...

Fanfare for an Uncommon Man: THURGOOD MARSHALL

Last Wednesday, Thurgood Marshall lay in state in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court of the U.S. From 10 in the morning until 10 that night, a steady flow of...

UNCLE TOM JUSTICE

These days washington seems to be filled with white men who make black people uneasy, like Newt the slasher, Bill the waffler and Jesse the crank -- Helms, that...

Go Slow, Mr. Marshall

SEPARATE BUT EQUAL ABC, April 7-8, 9 p.m. EDT Remember the network mini-series? It used to roam the TV plains: a big, lumbering beast that would show up two or...

The Supreme Court: Filling a Legal Giant's Shoes

Thurgood Marshall did his best to outlast the Republican Presidents he frequently calls "those bastards." But his 83rd birthday was approaching, his health was...

The Supreme Court: Marching to a Different Drummer

In the days after George Bush interrupted his Kennebunkport vacation to announce his replacement for Justice Thurgood Marshall, the tiniest details of Clarence...

Court at the Crossroads

COVER STORY The 1984 election may chart the future course of American justice In the white temple it is always quiet. No lobbyists or reporters hover about the...

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