Randall Kennedy: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law
Kennedy 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.
September 20, 2013
The Commonwealth Club of California 555 Post St. San Francisco, 94102 United States
Michael R. Klein Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Author, For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law
LaDoris Hazzard Cordell
Former Municipal and Superior Court Judge, Santa Clara County—Moderator
11:30 a.m. check-in
1 p.m. book signing
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