(Toledo, OH) John Conyers, Jr., a leader in the civil rights movement and the second most senior member of the US House of Representatives, will lecture on Monday, April 10 at noon in the College of Law auditorium.
Rep. Conyers became a member of the House in 1964, and is the only member of the Judiciary CommitteeCongress to sit in on the impeachment hearings of both President Nixon and President Clinton. Conyers also posts on his own blog.
The lecture series, sponsored by the UT College of Law and the Black Law Students Association, is dedicated to addressing issues of race and diversity in the legal system.
Following the free public lecture, a luncheon will be held at 1 p.m. in the Horton International House. All funds from tickets sold to the luncheon will go toward scholarships for outstanding law students committed to BLSA and to service in general.
There is a special student rate of $20. Tickets to the luncheon are normally $40 per person and $300 for a table of 8. Sponsorships are also available at the $50, $100, and $200 levels. Sponsors are entitled to a lunch and will be listed in the luncheon program.
To purchase a ticket and support this important cause, contact Kathleen Amerkhanian, Director of Law Communications, at 419.530.2712.