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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With the Honorable Shelvin Louise Hall

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Judge Shelvin Louise Hall was born in 1948 in Cuero, Texas. She graduated from Hampton University and Boston University School of Law. After law school, Hall trained in civil rights law through the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. She went into private practice with four other women in Houston, establishing the first African American, entirely female-run law firm. There Hall gained extensive civil rights litigation experience. In 1982, she returned to Chicago and was admitted to practice law in Illinois. For eight years, she acted as general counsel to the Illinois Department of Human Rights, supervising civil rights, administrative, labor and legislative issues. Hall was appointed to the Circuit Court in 1991, overseeing its Domestic Relations Division. From 1995 to 1999, Hall presided over the Circuit Court's Law Division, hearing Cook County civil cases. In 1999, Hall was appointed justice of the Illinois Appellate Court's First District.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
172 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with The Honorable Shelvin Louise Hall
The Honorable Shelvin Louise Hall
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2002 September 26.
Description
1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 51 min., 15 sec.)) : sound, color
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