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The Transformation of the Fourteenth Amendment: Reflections from the Admission of Maryland's First Black Lawyers
Faculty Scholarship
  • David S. Bogen, University of Maryland School of Law
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1985
Keywords
  • Everett J. Waring,
  • African-American Lawyers,
  • Maryland,
  • Segregation,
  • 14th Amendment,
  • Constitutional Law
Abstract
October 10, 1985, was the one hundredth anniversary of the admission to the bar of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City of Everett J. Waring, the first black lawyer admitted to practice before the state courts in Maryland. This article explores the efforts of African-American lawyers to establish the right to practice law in Maryland and their role in the larger struggle for political and civil rights.
Publication Citation
44 Maryland Law Review 939 (1985).
Citation Information
David S. Bogen. "The Transformation of the Fourteenth Amendment: Reflections from the Admission of Maryland's First Black Lawyers" (1985)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_bogen/21/