In the streets, in the courtroom—victories for social justice and equality take place in both. For today’s show, author and attorney Michael Steven Smith tells the stories of extraordinary lawyers who fought for justice and advanced the progressive movement, as highlighted in his new book, Lawyers for the Left.
Michael Steven Smith is an attorney, a former board member at the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the co-host of Law and Disorder, a nationally broadcast radio show. He is the co-author, with Michael Ratner, of Who Killed Che?: How the CIA Got Away with Murder (OR Books, 2011) and author of Lawyers for the Left: In the Courts, In the Streets, and On the Air (OR Books, 2019).