A comparative analysis of the history of race, gender and the legal profession

A comparative analysis of the history of race, gender and the legal profession
Date
2 February 2017, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Type
Seminar
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

 

Speaker: Dr. Gwen Jordan is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Legal Studies Department at the University of Illinois Springfield and is currently a fellow at the IALS. She is also a part-time staff attorney for the Illinois Innocence Project where she represents individuals who were wrongfully convicted and is spearheading a policy reform initiative. Jordan’s scholarship focuses on the history of women lawyers’ local, national and international social justice activism. She is currently analyzing issues of race identity and strategies women lawyers of colour developed throughout the twentieth century to overcome legal and political discrimination at the intersection of race and gender.

REGISTRATION: This seminar is free but those wishing to attend are asked to book in advance.

Contact

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