By Susan Berry Casey
Jean Eberhart Dubofsky got here of age while hassle used to be round each nook, fueled through one grave injustice or one other. Appealing For Justice is the tale of ways this shy, unknown, and unheralded girl came across her position on the desk repeatedly, then led the way in which, broke down obstacles and contributed to shaping the path and stream of background. At virtually each step, Jean Dubofsky’s tale mirrors, displays, or unearths the intensity of the injustice, discrimination, and inequality that lay hidden simply underneath the skin of the rustic we idea ourselves to be.
Jean Dubofsky made historical past in 1979 while she used to be the 1st lady appointed to the Colorado excellent courtroom, then made heritage back in 1996 on the U.S. perfect court docket while she argued and gained the landmark homosexual rights case, Romer v. Evans. Dubofsky’s trip from supporting to form and enforce the method that ended in the passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act, to bringing the 1st slavery lawsuit because the Civil warfare, and at last successful on the U.S. ideally suited courtroom isn't easily her tale, it is also the a narrative of a complete generation.
beautiful For Justice allows, for the 1st time, Jean Dubofsky and Romer v. Evans to discover their rightful historical position at a severe turning element within the country’s unfolding tale of equivalent rights and justice. it's a eye-catching story of untamed rides, fears and triumph, of hurdles conquer, battles received, and a time within the nation’s background that breaks our hearts and renews our spirits.
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Appealing For Justice: One Lawyer, Four Decades and the Landmark Gay Rights Case: Romer v. Evans by Susan Berry Casey