Item Details

Print View

Crusader for Justice [electronic resource]: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith

compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman ; foreword by Mitch Albom
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Detroit, Michigan : Wayne State University Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780814338452 (jacketed cloth), 0814338453 (hc), 9780814338469 (ebook)
Contents
  • Humble roots: the lawyer and the janitor
  • The early education of Damon J. Keith
  • College life: West Virginia State College
  • "The finest man I've ever known"
  • 1943: war in the streets/war overseas
  • Howard University School of Law: the West Point of civil rights
  • Leaping the bar
  • Rachel
  • Taking a chance: life as a young lawyer
  • A room on the second floor: rebuilding Detroit's NAACP
  • "Get out on your own": how Damon Keith became his own start-up
  • A leader emerges: from Jack Kennedy to Willie Horton
  • Detroit 1967: the fire this time
  • Approaching the bench: the long and winding politics of becoming a judge
  • Into the maelstrom: busing in Pontiac
  • Housing in Hamtramck and discrimination at Detroit Edison
  • Taking on the Nixon White House: the Keith case
  • Affirmative action in the Detroit Police Department
  • "Tell him Thurgood's on the line"
  • "Here, boy, park this car"
  • Strange bedfellows: Damon Keith and Clarence Thomas
  • Swimming upstream: ideological and political shifts in the courts
  • "Democracies die behind closed doors"
  • The Keith law clerk family
  • Friends along the way: from Rosa to Russia
  • "I don't work on your plantation!": speaking out, standing strong
  • Crusader for justice: into the sunset.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-290) and index.
Copyright Not EvaluatedCopyright Not Evaluated
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 03018cam a2200445 i 4500
    001 u6448876
    003 SIRSI
    005 20170608061650.0
    006 m d
    007 cr n
    008 130816s2014 miua sb 001 0beng d
    010
      
      
    a| 2013948123
    020
      
      
    a| 9780814338452 (jacketed cloth)
    020
      
      
    a| 0814338453 (hc)
    020
      
      
    z| 9780814338469 (ebook)
    035
      
      
    a| (WaSeSS)ssj0001115578
    040
      
      
    a| BTCTA b| eng c| BTCTA d| BDX d| UCO d| YDXCP d| UCO d| GWL d| EEK d| EYP d| DLC d| WaSeSS
    042
      
      
    a| lccopycat
    043
      
      
    a| n-us---
    050
    0
    0
    a| KF373.K44 b| H36 2014
    082
    0
    4
    a| 347.732
    100
    1
      
    a| Hammer, Peter J.
    245
    1
    0
    a| Crusader for justice h| [electronic resource] : b| federal judge Damon J. Keith / c| compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman ; foreword by Mitch Albom.
    260
      
      
    a| Detroit, Michigan : b| Wayne State University Press, c| [2014]
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-290) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Humble roots: the lawyer and the janitor -- The early education of Damon J. Keith -- College life: West Virginia State College -- "The finest man I've ever known" -- 1943: war in the streets/war overseas -- Howard University School of Law: the West Point of civil rights -- Leaping the bar -- Rachel -- Taking a chance: life as a young lawyer -- A room on the second floor: rebuilding Detroit's NAACP -- "Get out on your own": how Damon Keith became his own start-up -- A leader emerges: from Jack Kennedy to Willie Horton -- Detroit 1967: the fire this time -- Approaching the bench: the long and winding politics of becoming a judge -- Into the maelstrom: busing in Pontiac -- Housing in Hamtramck and discrimination at Detroit Edison -- Taking on the Nixon White House: the Keith case -- Affirmative action in the Detroit Police Department -- "Tell him Thurgood's on the line" -- "Here, boy, park this car" -- Strange bedfellows: Damon Keith and Clarence Thomas -- Swimming upstream: ideological and political shifts in the courts -- "Democracies die behind closed doors" -- The Keith law clerk family -- Friends along the way: from Rosa to Russia -- "I don't work on your plantation!": speaking out, standing strong -- Crusader for justice: into the sunset.
    538
      
      
    a| Mode of access: World wide Web.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Keith, Damon J. q| (Damon Jerome), d| 1922-
    610
    1
    0
    a| United States. b| Court of Appeals (6th Circuit) v| Biography.
    650
      
    0
    a| Judges z| United States v| Biography.
    650
      
    0
    a| African American judges z| United States v| Biography.
    650
      
    0
    a| Lawyers z| United States v| Biography.
    650
      
    0
    a| African American lawyers z| United States v| Biography.
    655
      
    0
    a| Electronic books.
    700
    1
      
    a| Coleman, Trevor W.
    700
    1
      
    a| Albom, Mitch, d| 1958-
    710
    2
      
    a| Ebook Central - Academic Complete
    856
    4
    0
    u| http://RE5QY4SB7X.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=RE5QY4SB7X&S=JCs&C=TC0001115578&T=marc
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(6448876.1) w| WEB i| 6448876-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview

Read Online