Event Title

Legalities: The Experience of Justice and Plural Legal Systems

Start Date

3-11-2011 12:00 AM

End Date

3-11-2011 12:00 AM

Description

Professor Torres began with a moving tribute to the late Professor Derrick Bell, explaining how Bell’s influence shaped Torres’ own decisions as a lawyer. He spoke about how the law can affect people and offered an illustration of how theoretically neutral laws were used to segregate and limit African Americans.

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Legalities: The Experience of Justice and Plural Legal Systems

Professor Torres began with a moving tribute to the late Professor Derrick Bell, explaining how Bell’s influence shaped Torres’ own decisions as a lawyer. He spoke about how the law can affect people and offered an illustration of how theoretically neutral laws were used to segregate and limit African Americans.