Title

In Honor of Fred Gray: Making Civil Rights Law from Rosa Parks to the 21st Century (Part 3 of 4)

Date of Event

10-14-2016

Description

October 14, 2016 In Honor of Fred Gray: Making Civil Rights Law from Rosa Parks to the 21st Century - Part 3 Case Western Reserve University School of Law "In Honor of Fred Gray: Making Civil Rights Law from Rosa Parks to the Twenty-first Century" offers a day-long examination of the work of one of our nation's most important lawyers and its continuing implications. A 1954 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Fred D. Gray is celebrated figure in the civil rights and legal communities. His distinguished six-decade career impacted some of the most critical legal cases of the civil rights movement. He has represented Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the victims of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis experiment. He played a major role in four landmark Supreme Court cases and has litigated significant cases involving desegregation, voting rights, the First Amendment, and other civil rights issues. The conference examines Fred Gray's work through the prism of health law, voting rights, desegregation and the role of civil rights lawyers while also analyzing contemporary challenges in those areas.

Lecture Series

Case Western Reserve Law Review Symposium

Subject Headings

Fred Gray; Rosa Parks; civil rights; desegregation; resegregation; special education; education and employment solutions and civil rights); critical race theory workshops

Location

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Document Type

Video

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