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A Century in the Life of a Lawyer: Reflections by Joseph A. Ball


Joseph A. Ball


University of Southern California-Law School (deceased)

Judith D. Fischer


University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Fall 1999

California Western Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 77, 1999

Abstract:     
Joseph A. Ball’s life spanned nearly the entire twentieth century. A prominent trial lawyer, he was elected president of the California State bar in 1956 and later served on the President’s commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (known as the Warren Commission.) In this article, he discusses his development as an advocate, his trial work, and his service, including his work on the Warren Commission.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 23

Keywords: Joseph A. Ball, President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Warren Commission, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Pat Brown, Ball Hunt Hart Brown and Baerwitz, Clarence Hunt, McCarthyism

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Date posted: November 1, 2013  

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Ball, Joseph A. and Fischer, Judith D., A Century in the Life of a Lawyer: Reflections by Joseph A. Ball (Fall 1999). California Western Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 77, 1999. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2347585

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Joseph A. Ball
University of Southern California-Law School (deceased) ( email )
699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Judith D. Fischer (Contact Author)
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )
Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States
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