The Civil Rights Act at 50: Celebrating Its Legacy, Recognizing the Challenges Ahead

Date & Time: 09/15/2014 12:00 pm - 09/15/2014 1:30 pm

On September 15, from 12-1:30 p.m., a panel of experts will address the history, legacy, and future of the Civil Rights Act – including the challenges that lie ahead in achieving its promise of racial equality – in a discussion presented by The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Kirwan Institute. “The Civil Rights Act at 50: Celebrating Its Legacy, Recognizing the Challenges Ahead” will take place in Saxbe Auditorium (55 W. 12th Ave.) and feature:

  • Hasan Kwame Jeffries, an Associate Professor of History at Ohio State;
  • Martha Chamallas, Robert J. Lynn Chair in Law at Moritz;
  • Molly J. Moran, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (invited); and
  • Carter Stewart, the U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Ohio

Registration is required. Lunches will be available.


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