Which is, of course, what he was—although a barroom brawl scene in which he takes down two bigoted bumpkins with those two fists plus a head-butt smacks of a certain dramatic license. Chalk it up to classic Hollywoodizing of the source material.
Murray first sought admission to the University of Maryland School of Law on January 24,but his application was rejected based on race and his subsequent appeal to the Board of Regents of the university was unsuccessful. Upon this second rejection Murray began to work with lawyers at Washington D.
According to Juan Williams writing in his work Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary when Thurgood Marshall learned that some other lawyers were considering filing a suit against the State of Maryland and the University: He could not bear to allow any other lawyer to take the lead on this case.
Marshall argued the organization's policy of racial segregation was unconstitutional and argued in principle that "since the State of Maryland had not provided a comparable law school for blacks that Murray should be allowed to attend the white university.
It's the moral commitment stated in our country's creed. The ruling was appealed to Maryland's highest court, the Court of Appeals, which affirmed the lower courts' rulings on January 15, Murray, who eventually graduated in[ catalog listing Murray's graduation ] went on to practice law in Baltimore with the firm of Douglass, Perkins and Murray.
He was involved in several subsequent cases which would lead to integration of other professional schools at the University of Maryland.
He retired in the early s and died at the age of It played an important role in the breaking down of barriers to education at other University of Maryland Schools and helped Thurgood Marshall to develop the arguments that would come to the fore in the Brown v.
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Thurgood Marshall (July 2, – January 24, ) was an American lawyer, serving as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October until October Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Prior to his judicial service, he successfully argued several cases before the. 'Thurgood Marshall's a good team, but we really did expect to win.' And while everybody else may have counted the Truckers () out, Thurgood Marshall coach Darnell Hoskins didn't. Harry Lee Williams, the president of Delaware State University, will step down from his post on January 20 in order to take on his new role as president and chief executive officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
Publish Date: Publication Title: Stanford Law Review Format: Journal Article Volume 44 Pages Citation(s): Janet Cooper Alexander, TM (Thurgood Marshall).A Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall, 44 Stanford Law Review ().