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#Bedford #TX #Municipal #Court www.bedfordtx.gov

Paul Cuffee (1759-1817) was the richest African American in the United States during the early 1800’s, but never stopped championing the cause of better conditions for his people. At the age of 19, he sued the Massachusetts courts for the right to vote stating that taxation without representation should be illegal. He built on his own farm, New Bedford’s only school for the children of “free Negroes” and personally sponsored their teachers. He authored the first document of its kind…

Paul Cuffee (1759-1817) was the richest African American in the United States during the early 1800’s, but never stopped championing the cause of better conditions for his people. At the age of 19, he sued the Massachusetts courts for the right to vote stating that taxation without representation should be illegal. He built on his own farm, New Bedford’s only school for the children of “free Negroes” and personally sponsored their teachers. He authored the first document of its kind…

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Famed attorney Louis A . Bedford, Jr. died April 10,2014. He became the 1st black to serve on Dallas Municipal Court in 1966.

Famed attorney Louis A . Bedford, Jr. died April 10,2014. He became the 1st black to serve on Dallas Municipal Court in 1966.

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Famed attorney Louis A. Bedford Jr. died Thursday after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 88.  In 1966, Bedford became the first black to serve on Dallas’ municipal court.  His death was announced by the Dallas Bar Association. In 1968, Bedford was the fourth black attorney to join the association. At that time minority lawyers experience racism in the criminal justice system.

Famed attorney Louis A. Bedford Jr. died Thursday after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 88. In 1966, Bedford became the first black to serve on Dallas’ municipal court. His death was announced by the Dallas Bar Association. In 1968, Bedford was the fourth black attorney to join the association. At that time minority lawyers experience racism in the criminal justice system.

FILE- In this Jan. 15, 1993 file photo, Robert Kosilek sits in Bristol County Superior Court in New Bedford, Mass., on trial for the May 1990 murder of his wife Cheryl Kosilek. Judge orders taxpayers to pay for her sex change operation while serving sentence in prison. WHA???

FILE- In this Jan. 15, 1993 file photo, Robert Kosilek sits in Bristol County Superior Court in New Bedford, Mass., on trial for the May 1990 murder of his wife Cheryl Kosilek. Judge orders taxpayers to pay for her sex change operation while serving sentence in prison. WHA???

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Nurse fired for not praying the Rosary with patient and loses religious discrimination suit

Nurse fired for not praying the Rosary with patient and loses religious discrimination suit

May 17, 1829: John Jay, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, dies at the age of 83 in Bedford, New York. Jay also served as the president of the Continental Congress and was an ambassador to Spain and France during the American Revolutionary War. He also served as the second Secretary of Foreign Affairs from 1784 to 1789, helping to fashion early United States foreign policy.

May 17, 1829: John Jay, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, dies at the age of 83 in Bedford, New York. Jay also served as the president of the Continental Congress and was an ambassador to Spain and France during the American Revolutionary War. He also served as the second Secretary of Foreign Affairs from 1784 to 1789, helping to fashion early United States foreign policy.

Rosemary Hernandez (C), wife of Pedro Hernandez, leaves the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York November 15, 2012. Pedro Hernandez, the man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz faces murder and kidnapping charges in Manhattan, in a case that has haunted the city for more than three decades and altered the way the nation responds to missing children.  REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

Rosemary Hernandez (C), wife of Pedro Hernandez, leaves the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York November 15, 2012. Pedro Hernandez, the man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz faces murder and kidnapping charges in Manhattan, in a case that has haunted the city for more than three decades and altered the way the nation responds to missing children. REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

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