HIDDEN LEGAL FIGURES

 

"The Arc of Justice Project deserves a resounding and heartfelt thank you for finding and sharing the stories of these very courageous public servants. With strong sentiments set against change, their courage and commitment to the rule of law should be celebrated by all committed to a civil and just society such as ours. Congratulations to Derrick Pope and the dedicated professionals at the Arc." - Honorable Mark Anthony Scott, Chief Judge, DeKalb County (Georgia) Superior Court

Previously held programs

Emory Law School

Reflections on representing Martin Luther King, Jr., presented by W. J. Micheal  "Mike" Cody - February 9, 2018

Mercer Law School

Reflections on Judge William Augustus Bootlepresented by Manley Brown, Ella Carter, Pat Longon, and Andrew Manis, moderated by Charles Richardson - April 12, 2018

UGA Law School

Athens Chief Magistrate Judge Patricia Barron moderated a conversation focused on "memories, milestones, and mentors" featuring reflections from Ken Dious, John Mell, Clark, and Willie Woodruff - University of Georgia School of Law, October 16, 2018

Georgia State Law School

Noah Parden and Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle were the subjects of reflections by Mark Curriden and Professor Anne Emanuel at the Georgia State University College of Law on February 26, 2019.

Hidden Legal Figures Spotlight: Donald Lee Hollowell

Donald Lee Hollowell ranks at the very top of those lawyers who made a heroic and vital contribution to the Civil Rights Movement. He was directly involved in some of the most important cases that shaped the landscape of the new American south. Highly regarded as a masterful legal technician, Hollowell became the principal civil rights lawyer in Georgia.

Learn more about Donald Lee Hollowell in this " spotlight on hidden legal figures."