Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, Law and Policy Group, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York County Lawyers Association will present a program discussing race and the Constitution: 2011 Update.
It will be held Tuesday, November 1, from 6:00 to 8:05 p.m. at the New York County Lawyers Association, 14 Vesey Street in New York City.
The distinguished speaker is Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, author of Race Law and American Society:1607 to Present and The Constitution: Major Cases and Conflicts; she is also associate professor of constitutional law at John Jay College and formerly a civil rights attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Dr. Browne-Marshall will discuss the provisions of the U.S. Constitution that specifically refer to race or have particular importance to people of color -- how these provisions came about, and how they have been interpreted and the prospects for the future.
To register for the program, call (212) 267-6646 or visit www.nycla.org to register online.