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August 03, 2013

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Albert Ross

Doubtless a wonderful man, but didn't exactly cover himself with glory over the Duke lacrosse rape hoax.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/2007/07/bowenchambers-report-in-retrospect.html

Eric Muller

Albert Ross, in the day or two after I die, I hope that people will remember that I made many mistakes in my life and that they'll have the decency to wait a few days before reminding everyone else.

AGR

That he overcame the indignities he suffered as a black man in the south-- among them graduating number one in his class at the University of North Carolina and being on the law review there, but being "barred from attending its end-of-year banquet at the segregated Chapel Hill Country Club" (NYTimes Obit.) -- to make the contributions he made shows what a remarkable lawyer and man he was.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/us/julius-chambers-a-fighter-for-civil-rights-dies-at-76.html?pagewanted=all

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