Tag Archives: social justice

Race and Law Forum Resources

Later this week on Friday October 5, from noon to 1:00 in Classroom A, United States District Court Judge Michael Mills will be presenting a paper entitled, “Josephine, A Slave vs. the State of Mississippi.” The article describes the trial … Continue reading

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Social Justice Movies for Black History Month

By Nina K. Guzman To commemorate the social justice activists, civil rights icons, and fearless leaders who fought (and those who continue to fight) for equality in all aspects of our daily lives; we’ve gathered a list of documentaries that … Continue reading

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New Book: The Lawyer as Leader

The new book The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice is designed to help lawyers facilitate social change through public policy advocacy. Based on author Dr. Artika R. Tyner’s leadership development and community engagement work, the … Continue reading

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New Book: Just Mercy

“Not since Atticus Finch has a fearless and committed lawyer made such a difference in the American South. Though larger than life, Atticus exists only in fiction. Bryan Stevenson, however, is very much alive and doing God’s work fighting for … Continue reading

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New Book: The Divide

In this new book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, author Matt Taibbi asserts that the widening wealth gap is not only reshaping our economic life, but also changing our core sense of right and … Continue reading

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Social Justice Lawyering and the Sibley Lecture

Before you head to the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom at 3:30 today for the Sibley Lecture, check out our new display featuring information about  today’s speaker, Bryan Stevenson, and the topic of his lecture, “Social Justice Lawyering: Confronting Power, Racial and … Continue reading

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