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The Transformation of the Fourteenth Amendment: Reflections from the Admission of Maryland\u27s First Black Lawyers

By David S. Bogen

Abstract

October 10, 1985, was the one hundredth anniversary of the admission to the bar of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City of Everett J. Waring, the first black lawyer admitted to practice before the state courts in Maryland. This article explores the efforts of African-American lawyers to establish the right to practice law in Maryland and their role in the larger struggle for political and civil rights

Topics: Everett J. Waring, African-American Lawyers, Maryland, Segregation, 14th Amendment, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights and Discrimination, Fourteenth Amendment, Law and Race, Legal History
Publisher: DigitalCommons@UM Carey Law
Year: 1985
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu:fac_pubs-1184
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