Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This 1958 article in the Alumni Bulletin discusses the appointment of David J. Mays, President of the Richmond Law School Association, and William T. Muse, the Dean of the University of Richmond Law School and president of the Virginia State Bar…

This document contains correspondence between President Modlin and Law School Dean William T. Muse. Muse informed Modlin of an upcoming meeting on Racial Discrimination of the AALS (Association of American Law Schools). Dean Muse requested that…

In the 1954-1955 section of the President's Report titled "Report of The T.C. Williams School of Law," there was a brief subsection labelled "Segregation" which told of the role of the Association of American Law Schools in addressing segregation…

The Association of American Law Schools in 1963 voted to censure the T. C. Williams School of Law for not complying with the Association’s policy by maintaining racial segregation. The report shows that Dean Muse of the law school was the one who…

This document is a collection of correspondence between President George M. Modlin and Minister Milton A. Reid of the First Baptist Church in Petersburg, Virginia. Reid applied to the T.C Williams Schools of Law in 1960, despite the segregation…

The article is an announcement about the law school banquet where a famous attorney, Holman Willis would be speaking. He is most known for his comic pieces using "Negro dialect" and ancient "Negro Sermons" which are aimed at mocking the African…

The Special Committee on Racial Discrimination of the Association of American Law Schools published these two reports for 1954. The Interim Report began by recounting how the 1953 Report of this special committee believed that the new committee of…

David F. Cavers, Associate Dean of Harvard Law School, wrote to President Modlin as the Chairman of the "Special Committee on Racial Discrimination of the Association of American Law Schools" for 1955. In 1951 the Articles of Association were amended…

The section on segregation from the T.C Williams School of Law's report states that black students are now eligible to attend twenty-five out of the thirty-eight Southern law schools with Vanderbilt School of Law being the latest addition to the…

The Dean of Law School, William T. Muse, discusses the decision made on integration for non-complying Law schools by the Association of American Law Schools. The recommendation by a Special Committee on Racial Discrimination failed to be adopted. If…
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