Reed v. Rhodes (C73-1300)

"Reflection on School Desegregation: the Cleveland Experience" with Judge Nathaniel R. Jones

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Judge Nathaniel R. Jones served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 1979 to 2000. Prior to his appointment to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Jones served as general counsel to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1969 to 1979. As general counsel of the NAACP, Judge Jones actively participated in national civil rights efforts, including efforts to end school desegregation in the United States. Judge Jones played an active role in the desegregation of public schools in Cleveland, Ohio.

On September 16, 1998, Judge Jones discussed the desegregation of the Cleveland public schools in "Reflection on School Desegregation: the Cleveland Experience" as a part of the 1998-1999 Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Jurist Lecture series at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

For additional information about Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, please visit the Judge Nathaniel R. Jones Papers Collection at the University of Cincinnati College of Law Library, which Judge Jones selected as the repository for his personal and professional papers.