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Michael Kent Curtis

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: UNKNOWN

Biographical/Historical note: Michael K. Curtis handled the University of North Carolina at Greensboro student senate appeal regarding the reclassification of the Neo-Black Society. He has served as a cooperating attorney for the North Carolina Civil Liberties Union, and is currently a law professor at Wake Forest University.

Items created by this individual or group:
Item thumbnail image Changes in the Constitution of the Neo Black Society
Date: April 5, 1973
By: Neo Black Society
From: Neo-Black Society Records
These changes in the constitution of the Neo-Black Society, a UNCG student organization, were proposed at a time when the organization was redefining its role amid controversies of the group's classif...
Item thumbnail image Letter from attorney Michael Curtis regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing
Date: June 13, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Neo-Black Society Records
Greensboro attorney Michael Curtis represented the UNCG Student Senate in their appeal to the UNCG Board of Trustees to overturn Chancellor Ferguson's decision regarding the classification of the Neo-...
Item thumbnail image Letter to Chancellor Ferguson from attorney representing UNCG Student Government Association members in the Neo-Black Society incident
Date: March 30, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This letter from Michael K. Curtis of the Smith, Patterson, Follin & Curtis law firm, dated March 30, 1973, outlines the assertion of several members of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro ...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Michael Curtis to Chancellor Ferguson announcing that his firm is now representing students in the Neo-Black Society appeal
Date: May 10, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This May10, 1973, letter from attorney Michael K. Curtis to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson, announces that Curtis' firm will be representing the...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Michael Curtis to Beverly Moore regarding Neo-Black Society appeal hearing
Date: May 28, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This May 28, 1973, letter from plaintiff's attorney Michael K. Curtis to defendant's attorney Beverly C. Moore, states that in addition to the Neo-Black Society status appeal, a motion to intervene wo...
Item thumbnail image Response from Michael Curtis to James Allen regarding proposed changes to the Neo-Black Society constitution
Date: June 13, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This June 13, 1973, letter from attorney Michael Curtis to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Dean of Students James H. Allen is a response to Allen's June 6, 1973 letter regarding prop...
Item thumbnail image Complaint and motions for temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction, and permanent injunction
Date: April 30, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This seventeen-page document is the original complaint and motion filed by plaintiffs in the case of the Neo-Black Society status dispute at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). On M...
Item thumbnail image Plaintiffs response in opposition to motion to dismiss
Date: June 20, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This legal filing, dated June 21, 1973, is a response by plaintiffs in the case of Harris et al. vs. Ferguson et al. to a motion to dismiss the case. On March 26, 1973, University of North Carolina a...
Item thumbnail image Legal filings in the case of Harris et al. vs. Ferguson et al.
Date: June 25, 1973
By: Michael Kent Curtis
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This legal filing, dated June 25, 1973, details the opposition of the plaintiffs in the case of Harris et al. vs. Ferguson et al. to a motion to dismiss the case. Included are a memorandum in opposit...