Federal Judge Damon Keith died Sunday at the age of 96.
In a special edition of Let It Rip we are looking back at his amazing life and legacy. We're talking to some people who knew him well both as warrior for justice and as an inspiration to us all.
On the first panel:
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, who began her legal career for Judge Keith.
Luther Keith, nephew and founder of Volunteer Coalition Arise Detroit.
Attorney Butch Hollowell, managing partner of the Miller Law firm who learned some of his greatest lessons from the judge.
Law professor Robert Ackerman, Wayne State University Law School.
On the second panel:
Judge Edward Ewell, a state judge in the 3rd Circuit, former clerk for Judge Keith.
On the Road:
Charlie Langton asks some metro Detroiters in the legal community what Judge Keith meant.