Object Type: Record
In Collection: Oral History Digital Collection
Oral history.; Interview conducted March 1, April 5, June 6, and June 9, 2003. James Lawton Robertson was born in Greenwood, Mississippi in July of 1940. He attended the University of Mississippi where he earned his bachelor's degree in history. He then moved on to pursue his Juris Doctorate at Harvard University. He was a prominent Mississippi Supreme Court Justice and presided over many civil cases in the state.