MLK Day Commemoration and Swanson Award Presentation: “Law and Justice Are Not the Same!” With John Charles Thomas ’75

John Charles Thomas ’75 (Col ’72), the first Black justice on the Supreme Court of Virginia, will discuss the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how his struggles reverberate today. Dean Risa Goluboff will interview Thomas and present the Gregory H. Swanson Award. The event is part of the University’s 2023 Community MLK Commemoration, and is open to the public. A reception will follow. More

Caplin Pavilion
Event Topic(s): 
Law School
Race and Law
Center for the Study of Race and Law, Black Law Students Association
Event Contact: 
Rebecca Klaff
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