Table of contents for Champion of civil rights : Judge John Minor Wisdom / Joel William Friedman.

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Introduction 000
1. A Privileged Son of the South 000
2. From Birth to Bonnie to the Branch, 1905 1946 000
3. At the Bar, 1948 1953 000
4. Battling the Bosses: Creating a Two-Party System in Louisiana 000
5. The 1952 Convention: Victories for Eisenhower and a Two-Party System in Louisiana 000
6. Assuming the Bench: Nomination and Confirmation 000
7. The Fifth Circuit's Emerging Intellectual Leader, 1957 1966 000
8. Showdown in Mississippi: Standing Up for James Meredith and to Ross Barnett 000
9. The First Step in Desegregating the South: Enforcing Brown's Mandate in Louisiana 000
10. Implementing Brown throughout the Nation 000
11. Internal Discord Threatens the Court 000
12. Honoring the Promise of the Fifteenth Amendment: The Voting Rights Cases 000
13. A Vigilant Steward of Fairness 000
14. The Civil Rights Struggles of the 1970s and 1980s: Equal Opportunity in Employment 000
15. The Unsuccessful Campaign to Save the Fifth Circuit 000
Epilogue: Honoring the Legacy 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wisdom, John Minor, 1905-1999.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Circuit Court (5th Circuit).
Civil rights -- United States -- History.