#7190 Overall Influence

Morris Dees

American activist

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Morris Seligman Dees Jr. is an American attorney known as the co-founder and former chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center , based in Montgomery, Alabama. He ran a direct marketing firm before founding SPLC. Along with his law partner, Joseph J. Levin Jr., Dees founded the SPLC in 1971. Dees and his colleagues at the SPLC have been "credited with devising innovative ways to cripple hate groups" such as the Ku Klux Klan, particularly by using "damage litigation".

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#275 World Rank
Law
#298 World Rank
Political Science
#1002222 World Rank
History
#2065829 World Rank
Communications
#4351470 World Rank
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