This website is about heroes. In particular, it profiles individuals who have furthered the cause of racial justice at great cost or risk to themselves. The author claims that stories of law’s heroes remind us that justice is real and that it matters. Their stories challenge persons with lives in law to make their own professional careers better humankind in small or large ways. There are five heroes who are profiled here including Judge James Horton, Jr., Lewis Tappan, Charles Hamilton Houston, John Michael Doar, and Clarence Darrow.