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  • He calls Thurgood Marshall "my candidate for Man of the Century."

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  • Rev. Peter Marshall, a reviewer, calls Thurgood Marshall -- who as a lawyer argued Brown v. Board of Education and later became the first black justice on the U.S.

    The Culture Wars' New Front: U.S. History Classes in Texas

  • *** Has called Thurgood Marshall, for whom she clerked, "the greatest lawyer of the 20th century."

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  • Early quibbles over how much prominence to give civil rights leaders such as Thurgood Marshall, and the inclusion of Christmas seem to have been smoothed over in the draft now being considered.

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  • Only within the last half-century have citizens such as Thurgood Marshall and Ruth Bader Ginsberg changed that face of this nation, bringing true and equal representation to power.

    Pirates! Man Your Women!

  • Bradley, Justice Thurgood Marshall reminded us of what is at stake in the fight for equal educational opportunity:

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Justice Thurgood Marshall lamented the frequency with which those on death row had been represented by lawyers who had no prior experience trying criminal cases or who were handling their first death penalty case.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • But still liberals could occasionally piece together successes when Justices William Brennan, Thurgood Marshall, Blackmun by then a reliable liberal vote, and Stevens could get Justice Byron White to join them.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • By the time she arrived at Yale, she had already published Proud Shoes and her landmark book States' Laws on Race and Color, which Thurgood Marshall called a Bible for civil rights lawyers.

    Marian Wright Edelman: One Woman's Freedom Movement

  • By the same token, one suspects it was no coincidence that liberals David Souter and John Paul Stevens waited out the Bush presidency, or that William Brennan and Thurgood Marshall outlasted Reagan--though the latter pair proved too frail to hold out until 1992.

    Ruthless People


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