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By Alvin Ziontz

“ALVIN” is the tale of a existence - a occupation as a legal professional protecting Indian tribes and a parallel profession in images. the author, 87, tells tales; tales of a tender guy from a center category Jewish kin in Chicago, a voracious reader with a expertise for artwork and tune, but looking for the paintings of a handbook laborer, a narrative of racial bigotry within the U.S. military, the tale of his upward thrust from a mediocre legislations scholar to the founding father of a legislation company in Seattle that grew to become a countrywide chief within the safety of tribal sovereignty, the tale of the affection of “Lennie”, the lady he married and her conquest of melanoma, the tale of his young children and their lives, and the tale of his immersion within the artwork of images. The tales comprise devoting his lawyer’s abilities to exonerate a mailman wrongly accused of stealing from the mails, arguing a case within the preferrred court docket, persuading a courtroom that his client’s ownership of gold bullion was once no longer against the law, debating an “Equal safety” factor with the long run Justice of the perfect court docket, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, assembly John F. Kennedy, litigating a Rabbi’s will by way of crossing swords with the top authority in Orthodox Judaism and his half in the fight of yank Indian tribes to reconstruct their tribal governments.

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