A season for justice: the life and times of civil rights lawyer Morris Dees

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 355 pages
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The grandson of a Klansman, who engineered the landmark civil suit that bankrupted the Ku Klux Klan, recounts the story of his battles against racism in the New South

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Dees’ story makes it clear why he was inspired to found the SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center) and how he has been so successful. The son of a poor Alabama farmer, he grew up an FFA (Future Farmers of ... Read full review

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After Federal Judge Frank Johnson, noted civil rights lawyer Dees is the "second most hated man in Alabama.'' As he admits in this brash and boastful autobiography, "you've got to be doing something ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1991)

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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