In 1972, after a century of being ruled by copper barons, Montana passed a state constitution enshrining environmental preservation. So why, in 2013, are big coal companies running the state and what are the lessons for legal activists?
Ward Morehouse was a longtime Guild member and an inspiration to many around the world.
As an attorney, scholar, author, and publisher, he worked to provide tools for people to understand the causes of oppression and to take action for social justice.
Ward graduated from Yale University and held teaching positions in New York, Sweden, and India. In 1976, he took over as president of the Council on International and Public Affairs, a nonprofit human rights organization he helped found in 1954.