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Civil and Uncivil Rights in California: The Early Legal History; A Colloquium June 1 in Los Angeles

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The California Supreme Court Historical Society and the Los Angeles Times will present a colloquium on Monday, June 1, 2009 on “Civil and Uncivil Rights in California: The Early Legal History,” from 4 pm-7 pm at the LA Times’ Harry Chandler Auditorium. (The program starts at 4:30 pm and will be followed by light refreshments.)

Panelists will include Hon. Joseph Grodin, former Associate Justice of the Cal. Supreme Court, and a distinguished Professor of Law at UC Hastings, and Dr. Jean Pfaelzer, a professor at the University of Delaware and author of Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. Jim Newton, editor of the LA Times Editorial Page, will moderate. Dr. Robert Chao Romero, a UCLA assistant professor in the Dept. of Chicano/a Studies, will provide additional remarks.

Admission is free for Historical Society members, and for students (with I.D.) and press; $15 for non-members; $10 for government / nonprofits. 2 hours of MCLE will be offered courtesy of Southwestern Law School.

For more information, and to register on-line, go to the California Supreme Court Historical Society’s website.


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