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Programs for the Topic ‘Civil Rights’


Thursday, October 6th, 2011


The Road to Justice

Fred D. Gray, Gray, Langford, Sapp, McGowan, Gray & Nathanson

Thursday October 6, 2011, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Our nation has made enormous progress toward racial justice since World War II. In this lecture, Fred D. Gray, one of the nation’s preeminent civil rights lawyers, will analyze legal developments in this field. Drawing on his own leading role in many landmark civil rights cases, Mr. Gray will explain the relationship between legal advocacy and political activism while examining the challenges that we continue to face in preserving and extending the gains that we have made. This lecture should be of particular interest to lawyers because of Mr. Gray’s unique perspective as an advocate for civil rights in several landmark Supreme Court cases and in many other lawsuits. Because Mr. Gray is currently in practice, he will also provide timely information useful to lawyers who handle civil rights, human rights, civil liberties, disability rights, labor and employment cases.

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