Racial Justice Litigation Workshop

February 28, 2017

A National Agenda for Racial Justice Litigation

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
Case Lounge, 701 Jerome Greene Hall
4:20 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.

Dennis Parker, Director ACLU Racial Justice Program

Litigation plays a critical role in movements for racial justice. Across a range of cutting edge issues legal advocates work closely with movement leaders to mobilize litigation as one of the tactics deployed to combat structural racism.

This workshop will give students exposure to litigation on cutting edge issues in racial justice such as: voting rights, police violence, privatization of parole, criminal justice debt, access to clean water, ending mass incarceration, and decriminalization of sex work.

These events are public talks and offerings that are a part of Professor Franke's Racial Justice Litigation course at Columbia Law School. They are free and open to the public.

If you require any disability accommodations to facilitate your visit, please contact Liz Boylan, assistant director for the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, at eboyla@law.columbia.edu or (212) 854-0167.

For more info, visit the Columbia Law School calendar.