Project History, Support, and Acknowledgements While interest in making Robert Carter's letters generally available to scholars and the public began in with the publication of Louis B.
Carter graduated at age 16 from East Orange High School after having skipped two grades. Experiences such as a white captain's welcoming him to the AugustaGeorgia station by telling him that they did not believe in educating black people, made Carter militant. Nonetheless, Carter completed Officer Candidate School and received a commission as lieutenant.
As the only black officer at Harding Field in Baton RougeLouisianaCarter integrated the officer's club, to the consternation of many.
He then transferred to ColumbusOhiobut continued to face hostility based on his race. By Carter had become a legal assistant to Thurgood Marshall. Painterchallenging the University of Texas' Law School's refusal to admit a black applicant.
He advocated bringing in psychological research by Kenneth B. Clark and his wife Mamie concerning the deleterious effects that segregated schools had upon minority students' learning and development, which the unanimous court later relied upon in overturning the longstanding Plessy v. Board of Regents of Univ.
Orleans Parish School Board.
Alabama, this removed a tool of intimidation employed by some southern states after Brown was decided, and put into practice the insights into the First Amendment that Carter had gleaned when still a student at Columbia Law School.Robert L. Carter, actvist of the Law.
Carter *Robert Lee Carter was born on this date in He was an African American Attorney, United States District Judge and Civil Rights activist. after writing an influential master's thesis that would later define the NAACP's legal strategy on the right to freedom of association under the.
The papers of Robert L. Carter, civil rights lawyer and judge, were given to the Library of Congress by Carter in and with additional material received in Oral history interviews were received from Enid Gort in Jan 04, · Robert L.
Carter, a former federal judge in New York who, as a lawyer, was a leading strategist and a persuasive voice in the legal assault on racial . Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP civil rights attorney was an architect of the legal strategy used in the cases that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
He was Master's thesis, University of Alabama, Durham, Tramel W. "History of the City of Bessemer, " Master's thesis, Birmingham-Southern College, United States District Judge Robert L.
Carter. Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern Carter earned his Master of Laws from Columbia Law School in , after writing an influential master's thesis that would later define the NAACP's legal strategy on the right to freedom of association under the First Amendment.