Inside Sines v. Kessler: A Case Holding White Supremacists Accountable

MLK Day Celebration and Gregory H. Swanson Award Presentation
January 25, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WhereOnline Webinar
Sponsor(s)Center for the Study of Race and Law, UVA Office of African American Affairs, Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights

A panel of experts will join an online webinar to discuss Sines v. Kessler, the federal civil trial and decision that held organizers accountable for violence at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 11-12, 2017. Participants include plaintiffs Elizabeth Sines ’19, Devin Willis and Marissa Blair; co-lead plaintiffs’ attorney Karen L. Dunn, a partner at Paul Weiss; co-lead plaintiffs’ attorney Roberta Kaplan, a partner at Kaplan, Hecker & Fink; and Deborah Lipstadt, an Emory University history professor who gave expert testimony on antisemitism. UVA Law professor Kim Forde-Mazrui will moderate the panel. The event is part of UVA’s Community MLK Celebration and the Gregory H. Swanson Award will be presented by Dean Risa Goluboff to a student. Register