Lawyering for Social Justice

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The Systemic Justice Project is co-sponsoring a series of presentations and discussions over the next two weeks at Harvard Law School on “lawyering for social justice.”  The first event is tomorrow.

Movement Lawyering and Supporting #BlackLivesMatter

Wednesday, September 16, 12:00 p.m.; Pound Hall 102

Purvi Shah, Director of the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights; 2015-2016 Wasserstein Fellow

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Cultivating Justice: A Discussion with Vanita Gupta

Thursday, September 17th at 5:00 pm; Wasserstein 2036 Milstein East

Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and head of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Movement Lawyering Training

Friday, September 18, 2:00-4:00 p.m.; Milstein East C

Purvi Shah, Director of the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights; 2015-2016 Wasserstein Fellow

Carl Williams, ACLU of Massachusetts

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Fighting Debtors’ Prison in Ferguson

Thursday, September 24, 12:00 p.m.; Pound Hall 102

Thomas Harvey, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders; 2015-2016 Wasserstein Fellow
Alec Karakatsanis ’08, Co-founder of Equal Justice Under Law; first seed grant recipient from the HLS Public Service Venture Fund

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After Ferguson, Baltimore, New York: Strategies for Systemic Change

Thursday, September 24, 5:30 p.m.; Milstein West AB

Thomas Harvey, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders; 2015-2016 Wasserstein Fellow
Chiraag Bains ’08, DOJ Civil Rights Division
Marbre Stahly-Butts, Center for Popular Democracy
Alec Karakatsanis ’08, Co-founder of Equal Justice Under Law

See a capture of the poster after the jump . . .

LFSJ Poster 2015

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