George Boyer Vashion Lecture: The Law & Politics of Affirmative Action

Event Details
Date: 
April 27, 2012
Location: 
The Westin Plaza
99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Price: 
$0.00

 

Friday, April 27, 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for an engaging lecture and panel discussion on the law and politics of affirmative action. Honorable Ronald D. Castille, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, will present a framed Supreme Court admission certificate citing George Boyer Vashon’s posthumous admission to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. 

GUEST LECTURER:

Randall Kennedy, the Raymond Pace and Sadie T.M. Alexander Visiting University of Pennsylvania Professor of Law in Civil Rights, the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard, and award-winning author

MODERATOR OF THE PANEL:
David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation

PANELISTS:
Joanne Epps, Dean and Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO, Urban Affairs Coalition

Thomas Servodidio, Duane Morris partner and chair of the Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group