Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Conference: NYU School of Law -- Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson

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Immigration,
Equal Protection,
and the Promise of
Racial Justice: The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson, April 3, 2020, NYU School of Law

The year 2020 marks the 35th Anniversary of Justice Thurgood Marshall's groundbreaking dissent in Jean v. Nelson, wherein Justice Marshall called for equal protection to apply to Haitian immigrants, and to prohibit the government from discriminating on the basis of race or national origin.

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law, and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law are pleased to present a legal conference exploring the intersection of immigration and racial justice.

I am pleased to participate in a lunch conversation with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

Click here for the full program.

KJ

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