Past Event

The Court as an Instrument of Racial Justice: Plessy, Brown, and Michigan

This program will address the Supreme Court’s impact, both positive and negative, on the nation’s struggle for social and racial justice. Participants will include Theodore M. Shaw, Associate Director-Counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund and lead counsel representing minority undergraduate students in the University of Michigan case that was decided by the Supreme Court in 2003, and Professor Gerald Rosenberg, Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago and author of The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? (1991).

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