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Title: Tuttle, Elbert P. - Clip 13
Authors: Tuttle, Elbert P.
Aman, Alfred C.
Keywords: Tuttle, Elbert P.
Wisdom, Judge John M.
Prior to the civil rights movement Blacks had no legal rights that Whites had to respect
Remnants of slavery
Thirteenth Amendment
Importance of section 1983
Scope of section 1983
Affirmative action
Drummond v. Fulton County
Race and adoption
Discrimination in provision of municipal services
Hawkins v. Town of Shaw
Washington v. Davis
Need to prove intent to discriminate
Adverse impact
Issue Date: 16-May-1988
Publisher: Cornell Law School
Abstract: From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman (Tuttle clerk 70-72); the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Elbert Tuttle's reflections on the role of section 1983 in civil rights litigation, the need for affirmative action, and cases involving the discriminatory provision of municipal services. (Duration 20:39) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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