Statue of South Carolina judge who wrote separate is not equal dedicated in Charleston

  • by: BRUCE SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 11, 2014 - 6:25 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking Friday in the city where the Civil War began, said the first federal judge to write an opinion challenging the doctrine of separate but equal decades after it was the law of the land "was morally right and historically gutsy."

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