• Apr 27 - 28, 2007

Crimes of the Civil Rights Era

  • Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School & Northeastern University School of Law

Presented in conjunction with the Institute on Race & Justice at Northeastern University School of Law.

Friday events are at Harvard Law School starting at 2:00pm, and are free and open to the public.

Saturday events are at Northeastern University School of Law starting at 9:00am, are open to the public, but require paid registration.

Join us for a dynamic conference that will bring together civil rights veterans, researchers, legislators and criminal justice professionals to consider emerging issues in the national movement to address the injuries suffered by civil rights activists and their supporters and to imagine new approaches to the legacy of anti-civil rights violence.

Participants in Events at Harvard Law School on Friday, April 27th:

  • The Honorable Bennie G. Thompson, U.S. Representative, Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District
  • Professor Margaret Burnham, Northeastern University School of Law
  • William Fleming, Special Agent – FBI, Birmingham Alabama Field Office
  • Michael W. Jackson, District Attorney, Perry County, Alabama
  • G. Douglas Jones, Attorney, Whatley Drake & Kallas
  • Terry F. Lenzner, Attorney/Chairman, Investigative Group International, Inc.
  • The Honorable Gordon A. Martin, Ret.
  • Jerry Mitchell, Investigative Reporter, The Clarion-Ledger
  • Thomas Moore, Brother of KKK Murder Victim Charles Moore
  • Professor Charles Nesson, Harvard Law School
  • Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Founding & Executive Director, CHHIRJ
  • David Ridgen, Filmmaker
  • Dr. Andrew Sheldon, Jury Consultant, Sheldon & Associates
  • Professor Daniel Williams, Northeastern University School of Law