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
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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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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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An outstanding book. Both a legal work and a book of personal reflection. This is a fascinating story about life in the struggle for equality and an autobiography of an amazing man that is not yet done watching and making history. Read full review

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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.

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Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Clinical Programs.

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