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us: Bender, Rita L.



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    • us: Bender, Rita Schwerner
    • us: Schwerner, Rita
    • us: Levant, Rita
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    • found: Washington civil practice deskbook, c1993- : CIP t.p (Rita L. Bender) data sheet (of Seattle, Wash. law firm Skellenger, Bender, Mathias, Bender & Gould)
    • found: Widow of civil rights worker reflects on Killen verdict, 2005, via NPR website, viewed Sept. 13, 2010 (Rita Schwerner Bender; widow of civil rights worker Michael Schwerner)
    • found: Killen verdict shows race matters, victim's widow says, 2005, via USA today website, viewed Sept. 13, 2010 (Rita Schwerner Bender; Rita Schwerner)
    • found: Daniels, P. Case of 1964 civil rights killings goes to the jury, 2005, via WWW, viewed Sept. 13, 2010 (Rita Schwerner Bender, since remarried and now working as a lawyer and living in Seattle)
    • found: Spartacas Educational website, Sept. 13, 2010 (Michael Schwerner married Rita Levant in June 1962; Rita Schwerner)
    • found: Skellenger Bender website, Sept. 13, 2010 (Skellenger Bender, Attorneys at Law; Seattle, Wash.) attorneys > Rita L. Bender (Rita L. Bender; B.A., English, Queens College of the City Univ. of New York, 1964; J.D., Rutgers Univ. School of Law, 1968; presentations listed include: Racial Disparity in Education and State Action; Searching for Restorative Justice: The Trial of Edgar Ray Killen) {http://www.skellengerbender.com/}
    • found: Civil Rights movement veterans website, Sept. 13, 2010: Veterans roll call > Rita L. Bender (Rita L. Bender (Rita L. Schwerner); worked for COFO in Meridian with husband Mickey Schwerner from Jan. 1964; graduated from law school in 1968; has lived in Seattle since 1975) {http://www.crmvet.org/vet/benderr.htm}
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