With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life

Growing up in a Depression battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, this book tells the improbable story of a leader of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a miscast lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case integrating 100s of Southern hospitals, and leading the fight against the death penalty. More

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About Michael Meltsner

Michael Meltsner is a senior professor of law at Northeastern University in Boston, and the school's former dean. He is the author of recognized nonfiction about civil rights lawyering and the death penalty abolition movement, as well as the novel Short Takes.

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