John A. Payton is a well-known African-American civil rights attorney. In 2008, Payton was appointed the sixth president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Wikipedia*
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John Payton has 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as an Attorney. The year with the most videos was 2009 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 1,599 views per program as a Representative for the Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary of the American Bar Association. Most appearances with Alan B. Morrison (2). Most common tags: African Americans, America and the Courts, Supreme Court Issues.