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Muhammad Ali: Home


This guide has general information about Muhammad Ali for students who are interested in learning about his life and for Prof. Haycock's paralegal students studying Ali's trial that went to the Supreme Court because of his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War. 

World Heavyweight Champion Cassius Clay loses his boxing title and faces a possible 5-year prison term, His offense: refusal to take the oath of induction into the Army, His defense: as an ordained Black Muslim minister he feels he should be exempt.

This guide contains articles, books, eBooks, and films and provides search strategies to locate information in the library's collections.

If you have questions about this guide or would like additional help searching the library's collections, please feel free to contact me.

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Court Case

Ali Protesting the Vietnam War (film clip)

Cassius Clay vs. The United States (case transcript)


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