• Sep 26, 2018

NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Celebrate the Legacy of Civil Rights’ Icon Jack Greenberg

  • 5:00-7:00 pm
  • Wasserstein Hall, 2019 Milstein West, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

From working alongside Thurgood Marshall as a key architect of the legal strategy of Brown v. Board of Education through his leadership of LDF as its second President and Director-Counsel for more than two decades, his exceptional advocacy before the Supreme Court, and his pioneering work in poverty and employment law, Jack Greenberg was a person who lived and breathed the highest ideals of equal justice under law. This gathering will be equal parts a public discussion and a reflection on Jack’s legacy.

Speakers include:

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School
  • Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
  • Kenneth Mack, Lawrence D. Biele Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • William L. Robinson, Olie W. Rauh Professor of Law, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law
  • Patrick Patterson, Former Senior Counsel to EEOC Chair Jacqueline Berrien and Former Deputy Director of the OFCCP in the Obama Department of Labor
  • Bridget Arimond, Clinical Professor of Law, Director, LLM Program for International Human Rights, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Michael Meltsner, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Elaine Jones, Former President and Director-Counsel at NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
  • Ted Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights at UNC School of Law

Free and open to the public.