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Al Meyerhoff Public Interest Lecture
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Speaker/Lecture
Location:
EDU - 1111 Seminar Rm (101)
 
Thursday, February 20, 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Contact:
Kate Coleman
949-824-2921
Department:Law School Development Group

Kenneth Mack
Kenneth W. Mack

Lawrence Biele Professor of Law at Harvard University,
and co-faculty leader of the Harvard Law School Program on Law and History

presents the

Al Meyerhoff Public Interest Lecture

“Remembering the Civil Rights Movement, Fifty Years On”

Please RSVP here

1 hour of MCLE credit offered

Kenneth W. Mack is the inaugural Lawrence Biele Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the co-faculty leader of the Harvard Law School Program on Law and History. His research and writing have focused on the legal and constitutional history of American race relations. His 2012 book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer (Harvard University Press), was selected as a Top 50 Non-Fiction Book of the Year by the Washington Post, was awarded honorable mention for the J. Willard Hurst Award by the Law and Society Association, and was a finalist for the Julia Ward Howe Book Award. He is also the co-editor of The New Black: What Has Changed – And What Has Not – With Race in America (New Press, 2013). Full biography »

UC Irvine School of Law's  Al Meyerhoff Lecture in Public Interest Law  is an annual lecture series that commemorates the esteemed life and public service of the late Al Meyerhoff, a renowned labor, environmental and civil rights lawyer who brought a landmark case to stop sweatshop conditions for 30,000 workers on the Pacific island of Saipan. More information, including video of past lectures, on UCI Law's  Meyerhoff Lecture page.

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