His military experience made a militant of him, he said, starting with the day a white captain welcomed Mr. From left, Louis L. Carter also turned his attention to applying the constitutional implications of Brown vs.
He used parts of the thesis in preparing for the school segregation cases in the s. His mother, Annie Martin Carter, took in laundry for white people for 25 years. Nonetheless, the family stayed in Newark, and his mother worked as a laundress to support her family, helped by her eldest daughter, who worked as a seamstress until marrying when Carter was Carter, who grew up in Newark and East Orange, graduated from high school at 16 after skipping two grades.
Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died. As a judge, Carter handled litigation concerning the merger of the National Basketball Association and the American Basketball Association, as well as settled a basketball antitrust lawsuit and presided over several cases involving basketball stars.
Kenneth Clark served as an expert witness in the South Carolina case, and both Clarks sat with Carter at the counsel table in two other cases. His biography can be viewed online: Carter graduated at age 16 from East Orange High School after having skipped two grades.
He fought against job and housing discrimination as well. The Republic Publishing Co. It was his first taste of activism, he said. Carter, a former U.
Carter presented part of the oral arguments in the landmark case of Brown v. Inhe was appointed a U. Orleans Parish School Board. Board of Education beyond the South.
The organization needed to prove to the courts that segregation was detrimental to African American children. Although Carter oversaw the preparation of briefs, Sullivan said, "he also went out in the field; he tried cases in every Southern state. He then transferred to Columbus, Ohio, but continued to face hostility based on his race.
Carter was drafted into the Army in and first encountered racism. Later life and honors Edit Carter wrote numerous law review articles and essays on civil rights and about discrimination in the United States, particularly school segregation, and of his longtime friends and colleagues, Thurgood Marshall and Charles Hamilton Houston.Carter earned his LLM from Columbia Law School inafter writing an influential master's thesis that would later define the NAACP's legal strategy on the right to freedom of association under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Robert L. Carter was a graduate from Columbia Law School, a federal judge, he presided over the merger of the National and American Basketball Leagues in the ’s, instrumental in integrating the New York City police force, became general counsel for the NAACP and argued or co-argued before the United States Supreme Court in 21 cases.
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() Back to Online Encyclopedia Index. Image Ownership: Public Domain After completing his law degree at Howard Carter earned his LLM (Master of Laws) degree at Columbia University after writing a thesis that would later define the legal strategy of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored.
Jan 06, · Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP With law degrees from Howard University School of Law and Columbia Law School, where he wrote his master's thesis on the 1st Amendment, Carter initially considered an academic career. Instead, fired up by the racism he experienced while serving as a second lieutenant in the Army Air.
Jan 04, · Robert L. Carter, a former federal judge in New York who, as a lawyer, was a leading strategist and a persuasive voice in the legal assault on racial segregation in 20th-century America, died on.
United States District Judge Robert L. Carter. Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern Carter earned his Master of Laws from Columbia Law School inafter writing an influential master's thesis that would later define the NAACP's legal strategy on the right to freedom of association under the First Amendment.Download