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Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer, and Their Groundbreaking Battle for Civil Rights in the South

Author: Matthew Van Meter.

Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer, and Their Groundbreaking Battle for Civil Rights in the South

Author: Matthew Van Meter.

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Item #: D32916
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316435031
In 1966 Louisiana, black teenager Gary Duncan pulled his car off the road to stop a fight, only to be arrested for putting his hand on the arm of a white child. Rather than accepting his fate, Duncan found Richard Sobol, a brilliant young lawyer at a radical New Orleans law firm. Against them stood one of the most powerful white supremacists in the South, a ... More
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In 1966 Louisiana, black teenager Gary Duncan pulled his car off the road to stop a fight, only to be arrested for putting his hand on the arm of a white child. Rather than accepting his fate, Duncan found Richard Sobol, a brilliant young lawyer at a radical New Orleans law firm. Against them stood one of the most powerful white supremacists in the South, a man called simply "The Judge." Inspiring the 2020 documentary A Crime on the Bayou, Matthew Van Meter's history chronicles how a seemingly minor case changed American law.


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