Charles Black, Jr.


Age: 85

constitutional law expert and professor who helped to write the legal brief for 10-year-old Linda Brown, the plaintiff in the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education whose book Impeachment: A Handbook was widely referenced during the Watergate scandal and again in 1999 during President Clinton's impeachment.

Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

Born: September 22, 1915

Died: May 5, 2001

Manhattan, New York