Howard University

Third Annual James M. Nabrit Jr. Lecture Series

On March 2, Drew Days will be the keynote speaker at the Third Annual James M. Nabrit Jr. Lecture Series. Days is a currently the Visiting James M. Nabrit Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law at Howard Law School and the Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Days has litigated school desegregation, police misconduct, and employment discrimination cases in his lengthy career. “His experience is impressive,” said Academic Dean Okianer Christian Dark, further citing his tenure as solicitor general of the United States, his work in the Justice Department’s civil rights division, and his work in the area of human rights. (View Drew Days’ bio) The March 2 lecture will be held at 4:00 p.m., in the Moot Court Room on the law school campus. The lecture is free and open to the public, with a reception afterwards.

The James M. Nabrit Jr., Lecture Series is collaboration between the School of Law and the international law firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP, to honor the legacy of James M. Nabrit, Jr., who taught the first formal civil rights course at an American law school. Past lecturers include Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson, Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, and Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. The March 2 program will also include an address by Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. (The Justice Kennedy lecture is not open to the public and is by invitation only).

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