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Randall Kennedy: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law
Date Friday September 20
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
The Commonwealth Club of California: San Francisco 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Type Speaker
Emailprogramming [at] commonwealthclub.org
Phone(415) 597-6700
Address595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Come see Randall Kennedy, Michael R. Klein Professor of Law, at Harvard Law School and author of For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law, speak about the history and progression of race relations and affirmative action in the United States. Kennedy will discuss issues currently facing race relations in the U.S. and what can be done. This talk will be moderated by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell, Former Municipal and Superior Court Judge of Santa Clara County. Kennedy recently published book reckons with one of the most explosively contentious and sharply divisive issues in American society, sharing the little-known history of affirmative action and exploring the policy's pros and cons. Kennedy was awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law. Now a professor at Harvard Law School, he formerly served as a law clerk for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 18th, 2013 4:20 PM
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