The Urban Legend

Civil rights legend gives students insight into King, court cases

Civil rights legend gives students insight into King, court cases

Hannah Sears, Staff writer

April 5, 2011

Students from Dan Murphy’s Constitutional Law Class got a rare chance to meet a living legend when they visited Thelton Henderson, a federal judge who worked with Martin Luther King, Jr., and has fought civil injustices for decades. Richard Lautze, an Urban math teacher, joined Murphy’s class...

Norfolk four case expert Richard Leo speaks to Urban School constitutional law class about problems in justice system

February 6, 2011

It was a horrible scene: a woman lay raped and killed in her Norfolk, Va., apartment. Within weeks, suspicion settled on four Navy men. They all confessed to the crime. The reaction from the community was one of relief. There was just one problem: The men were not guilty. What should have been...

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