March 4, 2017

Appealing For Justice: One Lawyer, Four Decades and the by Susan Berry Casey

By Susan Berry Casey

Jean Eberhart Dubofsky got here of age whilst hassle was once 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 lady chanced on her position on the desk time and again, then led the way in which, broke down obstacles and contributed to shaping the course and movement 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 outside of the rustic we notion ourselves to be.

            Jean Dubofsky made background in 1979 whilst she used to be the 1st girl appointed to the Colorado excellent courtroom, then made historical past 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 assisting 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 struggle, and at last successful on the U.S. ideal court docket 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 old position at a severe turning element within the country’s unfolding tale of equivalent rights and justice. it's a beautiful story of untamed rides, fears and triumph, of hurdles triumph over, battles gained, and a time within the nation’s heritage that breaks our hearts and renews our spirits.

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