America 1980-1989: Law and Justice Research Article from American Decades

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Emile Z. Berman, 78, trial lawyer who defended Sirhan Sirhan, who murdered Robert F. Kennedy, 3 July 1981.

William Anthony Boyle, 81, United Mine Workers president from 1963 to 1972 who was convicted in 1974 of ordering the murder of union rival Joseph A. Yablonski and members of his family, 31 May 1985.

Roy M. Cohn, 59, socialite lawyer who served as an aide to Sen. Joseph McCarthy during his Senate subcommittee investigations in the early 1950s into communist subversion, 2 August 1986.

Earl B. Dickerson, 95, lawyer and civil rights leader, 1 September 1986.

William O. Douglas, 80, longest-serving United States Supreme Court justice, 19 January 1980.

Clinton T. Duffy, 84, warden of San Quentin Prison from 1940 to 1952, 11 October 1982.

Sam J. Ervin Jr., 88, Democratic senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1975 who directed the Senate Watergate investigation, 23 April 1985.

Abe Fortas, 71, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1965 to 1969 who resigned in the wake of allegations about his association with financiers of questionable reputation, 5 April 1982.

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