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Law School MLK Day Panel to Examine Voting Rights

— by on January 10th, 2017

 

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Washington and Lee University School of Law will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a panel discussion examining voting rights. The panel, titled “Voting Rights in a ‘Post-Racial’/’Post-Civil Rights’ Era” is scheduled for Monday, January 16 at noon in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, Sydney Lewis Hall on the campus of Washington and Lee.

Panelists for the event are Atiba Ellis, Professor of Law, West Virginia University College of Law; Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law; Margaret Hu, Associate Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law; and Mark Rush, Director of International Education and Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, Washington and Lee University. W&L Law professor Chris Seaman will moderate and Dean Brant Hellwig will provide opening remarks.

This event is free and open to the public. A complete schedule of events and ticket/RSVP information for the University’s celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. can be found at https://www.wlu.edu/student-life/culture-and-diversity/annual-programs/martin-luther-king-jr-birthday-celebration.

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