Re: Court of Appeals Decision in ACOA et al. v. The New York Times

by T. Michael Peay, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Washington, DC, United States
March 2, 1977
Publisher: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
3 pages
Type: Correspondence
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Letter about the unfavorable decision of the New York Court of Appeals in the New York Times case from T. Michael Peay, Director of the Southern Africa Project, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, to George M. Houser, Executive Director of the American Committee on Africa. The letter contains some preliminary thoughts in the wake of the decision; a copy of that decision is enclosed. The letter discusses the City Human Rights Commission, Doug Wachholz, "whites only need apply," the City Commission on Human Rights, and the Supreme Court.
Used by permission of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Collection: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Africa Project (Douglas Wachholz collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections