The Register, 1993-01-29
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the decision reversed an earlier ruling by meac commissioner kenneth free that the game would be replayed at a neutral site minus fans and media a plan to replay a basketball game between n.c a&t and morgan state that was suspended when a bench-clearing brawl left each team with only three eligible players was scuttled by mid-eastern athletic conference meac officials wednesday when they announced that the victory would be awarded to morgan state of the season while morgan state athletic director joe mclver said that he was pleased that meac officials followed the conference precedent set in previous years a&t athletic director william burden expressed his department's desire to leave the incident behind and focus on the rest an meac press release said after discussing the options set forth by the meac appeals committee it was decided unanimously that the game should be declared finished at morgan state and howard university was disrupted by a similar melee meac's ruling committee to be awarded the victory as was the case when a 1989 meac game between morgan state â€” which led the jan 11 game 35-31 when it was halted with less than two minutes left in the first half - had appealed to the meac representatives were mum about the reasoning behind the reversal we don't want to talk about it now said a senior meac official who asked not to be identified we're over it and that's that suspended game decision made on meac from staff & wire reports a&thead basketball coach don corbett was unavailable for comment conference a statement released by meac commissioner kenneth free said the appeals committee believed this decision is in the best interest of the universities involved and the image at the mid-eastern athletic marshall dies at 84 public viewing at supre e court met builc aggies reflect on marshall news editor viewing v tm here because i owe him quite a bit said donald adams a black retired government worker who arrived at 6:45 a.m to become the first person in line for the public marshall who died sunday at age 84 became only the second supreme court justice to be honored by having his casket lie in state at the he retired from the court 18 court months ago mg was to remain open for a least 10 hours my family owes him quite a bit this country owes him quite a bit adams said of the man he had never white warren who died in 1974 was the only other court member to lie in state at the court building marshall had been scheduled to swear in al gore as vice president on wednesday but was hospitalized the duty went to justice byron the current and retired members of the high court served as honorary pallbearers marshall's official court portrait painted in 1990 by simmie knox was displayed for the first time robert c achoe jr a legal clerk marshall's coffin was brought up the supreme court's front steps and placed on the black-draped bier that once held the caskets of presidents abraham lincoln and john f kennedy and chief justice earl warren the marble-columned great hall was opened to allow people to file past and view marshall's coffin the line stretched around the block on a cold sunny winter day the the battle done the victory won the songs of triumph have begun hallelujah said the rev kawsai thornell canon of the washington cathedral who led the procession into the imposing court building on capitol hill marshall's flag-draped coffin was carried slowly into the court building's great hall to lie in state walking alongside were members of his family and the court's nine current justices and three retired members of the high court washington ap thurgood marshall's body was returned today to the supreme court building where he win his greatest victory as a civil rights lawyer and later became the nation's first black justice he set a standard for iucc itt till in is marshall our nation's as the nation mourns the passing of thurgood marshall a man who took a stand on mil right and a man who demanded change ii | () n the things that made him the epitomy of justice index president clinton said he was deeply saddened by marshall's death last october due to a viral infection he canceled a trip to baltimore to serve on a three-judge appellate panel that was hearing some 20 cases marshall was active in judicial matters until a few months ago ampus & ommunity 3 he was a giant in the quest for human rights and equal opportunity in the whole history of our country clinton said in a advancement of colored home for me is that i didn't realize that he not only helped yv ; , > , a whole said keith spraggiits a senior communication major and aspiring lawyer ational 4 tate & among some of the more important decisions written by a gregarious quick-to-laugh man before he was named to the court marshall became considerably more solemn in public his natural optimism displayed as the nation's most successful civil rights lawyer appeared to fake he quickly found a philosophical home with the court's liberal activists under then-chief justice earl warren but the liberals were eventually outnumbered and remained a minority as the appointees of presidents richard nixon and ronald reagan gave the court an increasingly conservative cast marshall was appointed to the court on june 13 1967 by president lyndon johnson climaxing a career as a civil rights lawyer appeals court judge and u.s solicitor general lawrencetribe constitut ional scholar and professor harvard law school called marshall the greatest lawyer in the 20th century for if he had not won the brown case the door of equal opportunity would have been more tightly closed also to women,other minorities and the poor his victories went beyond those pertaining to race said a leon higginbotham chief judge emeritus of the u.s court of appeals for the 3rd circuit united states supreme court pinion 6 withoutmarshall's accomplishments he and i wouldn't be standing here next to each other today said capt eric young ajudge advocate gesturing toward pfc two marines one whit and one black came together to view marshall's coffin erold jean francois an immigrant from haiti who now attends school in miami said we can see the impact that he has in our lives today he called marshall a man of courage a man of dignity and a man of strength us williams said tie was mr integration to print shop supervisor arthur williams ofwashingtonsaidhe had met marshall several times and admired him for opening doors for being an architect of the law every american should be grateful for the contributions he made as an advocate and as a justice of the statement continued on page 2 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro north carolina 27411 the a&t inr register m volume 68 number 5 29 january 1993 the point it was suspended by the game officials the team in the lead should be declared the winner by the score of the game when suspended - discussed morgan's appeal via teleconference on tuesday and said that the decision was final the appeals committee - comprised of university of maryland eastern shore president william hytche president of bethune cookman college oswald bronson and meac president henry brooks tempers hare above security steps in as the action on the court gets out of hand below officials discuss the situation at the scorers table below right aggie players wait for the officals ruling on the game representatives that announcement drew sharp protests from students at both schools and reporters
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