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Coleman, William T. (William Thaddeus), 1920-
Counsel for the situation : shaping the law to realize America's promise / William T. Coleman Jr. ; with Donald T. Bliss
Alternate Title Shaping the law to realize America's promise
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF373.C635 A3 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Coleman, William T. (William Thaddeus), 1920-
Subject(s) Lawyers -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography
Physical Description xiv, 466 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 390-396) and index
Contents Mr. Coleman goes to Washington -- Roots -- Making jewels out of rough diamonds -- Home sweet home -- School days -- Sibling rivalries -- College years -- Harvard law school -- War -- After the war -- Clerking for the good judge -- Justice Frankfurter -- Life at the Supreme Court and in the nation's capitol -- From the ivory tower to the working world -- American history in black and white -- Chipping away at Plessy -- The Brown team -- The city of brotherly love -- Expert in relevance -- The tipping point -- Reargument, December 7, 1953 -- With all deliberate speed -- Enforcing the court's order -- A lawyer's public service obligation -- Managing the Dilworth litigation department -- The Girard College case -- The legacy of Houston-Hastie-Marshall -- The Nixon years -- Change in course -- Cabinet-style government -- Getting to know the Department of Transportation -- Making transportation policy -- The decisionmaking process -- A time of transition -- The sun also rises in the East -- Building the Washington practice -- The Bob Jones case -- Supreme Court practice -- The Robert Bork hearings -- Is race still relevant? -- Opportunities for public service -- Reflecting on Republicans and race -- Counsel for the situation
Alternate Author Bliss, Donald T

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