Beyond the Burning Cross

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Beyond the Burning Cross

A Landmark Case of Race, Censorship, and the First Amendment

By Edward J. Cleary; Nat Hentoff (Illustrator)

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679747031, 336pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 1998

Here is the story of the controversial landmark decision by the lawyer who took the case all the way to the Supreme Court. Although he detested the crime his client had committed in 1990, Cleary believed First Amendment rights were being threatened. The Supreme Court agreed.