Randall Kennedy

When
Event has passed (Fri Sep 20, 2013 - Fri Sep 20, 2013)
Where
The Commonwealth Club
Time
12:00pm
Cost
$7 - $20
Tags
Arts

Description

Come see Randall Kennedy, Michael R. Klein Professor of Law, at Harvard Law School and author of For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law, speak about the history and progression of race relations and affirmative action in the United States. Kennedy will discuss issues currently facing race relations in the U.S. and what can be done. This talk will be moderated by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell, Former Municipal and Superior Court Judge of Santa Clara County.

Kennedy recently published book reckons with one of the most explosively contentious and sharply divisive issues in American society, sharing the little-known history of affirmative action and exploring the policy's pros and cons. Kennedy was awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law. Now a professor at Harvard Law School, he formerly served as a law clerk for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court.

Book signing to follow at 1:00pm.

Location

location
  1. The Commonwealth Club
    555 Post Street, San Francisco, CA