Friday, October 15, 2010

SOCIAL JUSTICE LAWYERING CANCELLED

Mr. Quigley won't be able to make it this Wednesday to give his talk on Social Justice Lawyering.  We hope to reschedule, but nothing has been decided yet.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Social Justice Lawyering: A Talk by Bill Quigley

Bill Quigley is the Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Janet Mary Riley Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans School of Law

The talk with be on October 20th at 4:30 in G90.
A reception will follow.

This event is co-sponsored by GPSAFC and is open to the community.

Mr. Quigley is an extraordinary lawyer who has dedicated his life to social justice issues, from his exemplary post-Katrina legal work to his work on voting rights, death penalty, civil liberties, constitutional rights and civil disobedience. He is the author of Ending Poverty As We Know It: Guaranteeing A Right to A Job at a Living Wage and Storms Still Raging: Katrina, New Orleans and Social Justice and has also been an active volunteer lawyer with the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti. He is currently the legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and is the Director of the Law Clinic at Loyola University. Bill is the recipient of the Stanford Law School National Public Service Award in 2006; the NLG Ernie Goodman Award that same year; the SALT Teaching Award in 2004; and the Pope Paul VI National Teacher of Peace by Pax Christi USA in 2003.

Mr. Quigley is truly a lawyer in the best sense-- don’t miss this inspirational individual.