6:00-7:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, Level 6
A Practical Guide to Federal Civil Rights Practice: a review of basic federal civil rights statutes including Title VII, Title VIII, Title II, Title IX, ADEA, and the Reconstruction-era statutes, among others, and how lawyers can do good and do well.
1 hour Utah CLE (pending). Free and open to the public. No registration required.
This lecture will be recorded and will be made available on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel.
Avery Friedman, Civil rights lawyer and CNN Legal Analyst
The Wall Street Journal calls Avery Friedman a “walking reference source” on civil rights law and he has been recognized in TIME and USA Today as a nationally distinguished civil rights lawyer and law professor. Avery has been CNN’s Legal Analyst each weekend for the past 19 years seen by nearly 3,000,000 viewers coast-to-coast and around the world each week. He has lectured at nearly three dozen major law schools including Duke, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Michigan, Tulane and the University of Texas. He is presently Distinguished Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law at Ursuline College recently taught a memorial federal civil rights course on the Civil Rights Act at Cleveland State University’s C-M College of Law.
Avery has appeared at the invitation of both House and U.S. Senate Subcommittees as an expert on civil and constitutional law. He has been called a “true freedom fighter” by the NAACP and is recipient of the Legendary Champion of Civil Rights Award by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an organization founded by Dr. King. As President of the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court, he was honored in the Supreme Court of the United States in a ceremony presided over by Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Along with Jesse Owens and Gloria Steinem, Avery is an inductee in the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
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