By Susan Berry Casey
Jean Eberhart Dubofsky got here of age whilst hassle used to be round each nook, fueled by way of one grave injustice or one other. Appealing For Justice is the tale of ways this shy, unknown, and unheralded girl chanced on her position on the desk repeatedly, then led the way in which, broke down boundaries and assisted in shaping the path and move of historical past. At nearly 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 concept ourselves to be.
Jean Dubofsky made heritage in 1979 while she used to be the 1st lady appointed to the Colorado splendid courtroom, then made heritage back in 1996 on the U.S. best courtroom whilst she argued and gained the landmark homosexual rights case, Romer v. Evans. Dubofsky’s trip from supporting to form and enforce the method that resulted in the passage of the 1968 Civil Rights Act, to bringing the 1st slavery lawsuit because the Civil conflict, and eventually successful on the U.S. ultimate court docket isn't really easily her tale, it is also the a narrative of a whole generation.
attractive For Justice allows, for the 1st time, Jean Dubofsky and Romer v. Evans to discover their rightful historical position at a severe turning aspect within the country’s unfolding tale of equivalent rights and justice. it's a beautiful story of untamed rides, fears and triumph, of hurdles conquer, battles gained, 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