Ware, Leland B. 1948-

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Ware, Leland B. 1948-

PERSONAL:

Born 1948. Education: Fisk University, B.A., 1970; Boston College Law School, J.D., 1973.

ADDRESSES:

Office—180 Graham Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-7380; fax: 302-831-3488. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Academic and attorney. Admitted to the Bar of the state of Georgia, 1973; Wyatt and Associates, Atlanta, GA, associate attorney, 1973-75; Hill, Jones, & Farrington, Atlanta, associate attorney, 1975-76; U.S. Department of Health, Education, & Welfare, Atlanta, assistant regional attorney, 1976-79; U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, trial attorney, 1979-84; Howard University, Washington, DC, university counsel, 1984-87; admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia, 1985; St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, assistant professor, 1987-91, associate professor, 1991-94, professor of law, 1994-2000; University of Delaware, Newark, Louis L. Redding Chair for the Study of Law and Public Policy, 2000—. Visiting professor, Rühr University, 1987, and Boston College Law School, 1992; on board of directors for WHYY Inc., Legal Defense Fund for the American Association of University Professors, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, and Delaware Civil Liberties Union; trustee of the Christina Hospital Corporation.

MEMBER:

American Civil Liberties Union, Advisory of the National Board of Directors member and vice president; National Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

WRITINGS:

Thurgood Marshall: Freedom's Defender, Time Life Education (Alexandria, VA), 1999.

(With Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond) Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution, University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), 2003.

Editorial board member for Fair Housing/Fair Lending Reporter.

Contributor to periodicals and journals, including Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, Howard Law Journal, Widener Symposium Law Journal, Delaware Law Review, Mercer Law Review, Georgia State Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Missouri Law Review, Tulane Law Review, Washington University Law Quarterly, Journal of American History, and St. Louis University Law Journal.

SIDELIGHTS:

Leland B. Ware is an academic and an attorney. Born in 1948, Ware earned a bachelor of arts degree in 1970 from Fisk University. He then completed a Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School in 1973, the year he was admitted to the Bar of the state of Georgia. Ware first worked as an associate attorney with Wyatt and Associates from 1973 to 1975, then worked for Hill, Jones, & Farrington from 1975 to 1976. At that point he started working as an assistant regional attorney with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, & Welfare in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1979 he transferred to Washington, DC, where he worked as a trial lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice. In 1984 he became the university counsel for Howard University, a position he held until 1987. During this time, he was admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia.

In 1987 Ware began working as an assistant professor of law at Saint Louis University. He later served as a visiting professor at Germany's Rühr University and at Boston College Law School. By 1991 he was promoted to associate professor of law and became a full professor in 1994. In 2000 he was named the first Louis L. Redding Chair for the Study of Law and Public Policy at the University of Delaware.

Ware published his first book, Thurgood Marshall: Freedom's Defender, in 1999. In 2003 he published his second book, Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution, with Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond. Ware contributes widely to periodicals and academic and legal journals.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Black Issues Book Review, May 1, 2004, Herb Boyd, review of Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution.

Booklist, October 15, 2003, Vernon Ford, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 362.

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, May 1, 2004, A.D. Sarat, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 1739.

Court Review, summer, 2004, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 64.

Historian, summer, 2005, James R. Sweeney, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 313.

Journal of Southern History, November 1, 2006, Peter Wallenstein, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 984.

Journal of Supreme Court History, November 1, 2004, D. Grier Stephenson, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 346.

Law and History Review, summer, 2005, L.A. Powe, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 483.

Law and Politics Book Review, July 1, 2004, Daniel Lipson, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 525.

Law and Social Inquiry, spring, 2004, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 510.

Law Library Journal, spring, 2004, Brannon P. Denning, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 229.

Library Journal, October 15, 2003, Terry Christner, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 78.

Louisiana Bar Journal, April 1, 2004, E. Phelps Gay, review of Brown v. Board of Education.

Perspectives on Political Science, fall, 2004, Jill Kasle, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 233.

Tulane Law Review, June 1, 2004, Judith Kelleher Schafer, review of Brown v. Board of Education, p. 2317.

ONLINE

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online,http://www.h-net.org/ (September 1, 2004), Christopher W. Schmidt, review of Brown v. Board of Education.

Institute of Public Administration, University of Delaware Web site,http://www.ipa.udel.edu/ (May 20, 2008), author profile.

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