Motley, Constance Baker - Clip 04
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Motley, Constance Baker; Aman, Alfred C.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman; the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Judge Motley's recollections of the first trials she conducted in Mississippi, her treatment by local counsel, and the James Meredith case. (Duration 21:33) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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