All posts tagged: civil rights

Why I Am Not An Economist

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Many lawyers can name another lawyer whose life inspired him or her to go to law school.  Mine is John Doar who died yesterday.  I remember reading story after story about Doar’s dedication and courage as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division in the South in the 1960’s.   I still get a thrill reading about Doar’s life in the NYT obit linked below. If it hadn’t been for John Doar, today I […]