Rights Night: Our Rights, Our Issues with Randall Kennedy

November 9, 2019

November 9, 2019

6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA


Free, Must RSVP/See Website

(213) 292-6254

Event Description

Rights Night returns with author and American Law scholar Randall Kennedy on the Bill of Rights…

Randall Kennedy is a Professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. For his education he attended St. Albans School, Princeton University, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law, Mr Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general interest publications. His most recent books are For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law (2013), The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency (2011).


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