xiv, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue 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 Epilogue.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-396) and index.
KF373.C625 A3 2010
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