Profile: 'The most remarkable lawyer or judge that I've ever met'

When George N. Leighton moved to Chicago in October 1946, he couldn't eat in restaurants. He couldn't stay in hotels. He couldn't catch a cab in The Loop.Leighton, a decorated World War II hero and a Harvard Law School graduate, couldn't even rent an office downtown or join the Chicago Bar Association.Just because he's black."Naturally, black lawyers didn't have the opportunity that white …

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