A Lawyer's Journey: The Morris Dees Story

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American Bar Association, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
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This book dramatically chronicles the significant events that led Morris Dees to the front lines of the civil rights struggle and his ongoing crusade against hate groups.This is the story of the courageous and often lonely journey of a skilled and controversial trail lawyer whose career has paralelled a nation's struggle to ensure freedom and equality for all its citizens.

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User Review  - Paul Cisneros - Goodreads

I learned quite a bit about contemporary US history by reading this book. The book is a good eye opener about race relations in this country but it does more than just present some hate crimes, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison Whiteman - Goodreads

I think this quote sums up the type of person who becomes filled with rabid hatred for anyone who is not white. When a Klansman was asked if he is a Nazi, his response was, "They're National ... Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Morris Dees is the Chief Trial Counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center and its Militia Task Force. He is the author of A Season for Justice and Hate on Trial with Steven Fiffer. His cases were the subjects of an NBC-TV Movie of the Week and a Bill Moyers PBS-TV special.

He lives with his wife Elizabeth in Mathews, Alabama.

Steve Fiffer is a lawyer, journalist, and the author of the recently published Three Quarters, Two Dimes & A Nickel. He co-authored, with Morris Dees, two books: A Season for Justice, and Hate on Trial, which was a 1993 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He lives with his wife, Sharon, and their three children in Evanston, Illinois.

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