Justice for All: Earl Warren
Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United States from 1953 to 1969. He examined Chief Justice Warren’s tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court where he presided over such historic cases as Brown v. Board of Education, which desegregated schools; Griswold v. Connecticut, which established a constitutional right of privacy; and Engel v. Vitale, which outlawed prayer in public schools. Mr. Newton also focused on Earl Warren’s earlier years as attorney general and later governor of California. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. close
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Erwin Chemerinsky Professor Duke University->Law School
Jim Newton Bureau Chief Los Angeles Times->City-County
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