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
California Western Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 77, 1999
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, McCarthyismAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 1, 2013
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