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Event Title:  Jack Greenberg Symposium
Date:   Jan 24, 2014
Time:   10:00AM - 4:00PM ET
Location:  

Columbia Law School
Jerome Greene Hall
435 W. 116th St. at Amsterdam Ave.
New York City

Description:  

CRUSADING FOR JUSTICE: A SYMPOSIUM HONORING JACK GREENBERG'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND LAWYERING.

January 24, 2014 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Columbia Law School | New York City

Professor Jack Greenberg ’48 has played a frontline role in some of the most important social justice struggles of our time. In recognition of his contributions to civil and human rights advocacy, teaching, and scholarship—both in the U.S. and around the world—distinguished practitioners, scholars, and activists will offer perspectives on Greenberg’s impact on the U.S. civil rights bar and discuss his current work in international human rights on behalf of the Roma.

Moderators:

Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law; Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Culture

Theodore M. Shaw ’79, Professor of Professional Practice in Law

Speakers include:

Margaret Fung, Executive Director, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

James Goldston, Founding Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations

Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Elaine R. Jones, Emeritus President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Marian Mandache, Executive Director, Romani CRISS

Mona Nicoara, award-winning documentary filmmaker of Our School

Peter Rosenblum ’92 LL.M., Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Bard College

Hon. Jack B. Weinstein ’48, Senior U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of New York

This conference is made possible through the generous support of The Clifford Chance Thought Leadership Initiative on Diversity.

This event is free and open to the public.

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