All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half Century of Brown V. Board of Education

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
A Harvard Law School professor examines the impact that Brown v. Board of Education has had on his family, citing the contributions of such individuals as Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Earl Warren while revealing how the reforms promised by the case were systematically undermined.
 

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You could call All Deliberate Speed a history book as it is filled with didactic chapters and faculty could use it as a textbook, but I would argue it is more of a beautifully written memoir. Ogletree ... Read full review

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Ogletree combines memoir with legal commentary, since he lived or was affected by civil rights milestones: segregated elementary school (Merced, CA) followed by newly-integrated high school; founding ... Read full review

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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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XIX
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Page 341 - We seek not just legal equity but human ability, not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result.

About the author (2004)

Charles Ogletree, Jr., is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Clinical Programs. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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