A Man for All Seasons

10 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2009

Date Written: Spring 2000


This short article is a memorial to the life of the late lawyer and federal Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Discussed along with biographical details, are his roles as lawyer, advocate, mediator, scholar, judge, mentor, advisor, expert witness, and teacher. Specifically mentioned is his life-long quest as an opponent of racial segregation and discrimination, and for the overall advancement of civil rights.

Keywords: A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., In Memoriam, voting rights, attornies, lawyers, South Africa, mediators, authors, judges, Yale Law School, biography, expert witnesses, legal history

JEL Classification: K39, H19, L84

Suggested Citation

Higginbotham, F. Michael, A Man for All Seasons (Spring 2000). Harvard Blackletter Law Journal, Vol. 16, pp. 7-15, 2000, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1508485 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1508485

F. Michael Higginbotham (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

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