Today on Legalese we have part two on my series about the trial of Muhammad Ali. In part one we discussed what it means to be a conscientious objector in accordance with American text, history and tradition. We also looked at the basic narrative of Ali's famous fight to get a conscientious objector exemption in accordance with his religious beliefs. Today we dive into the judicial history and do a deep dive legal analysis of the civil and criminal trials Ali faced on account of this personal conviction.
Watch Part One Muhammad Ali: Conscientious Objector
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The Trials of Muhammad Ali (Film)
Clay v. United States, the Trial of Muhammad Ali by Thomas Krattenmaker
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