‘Speaker: Dr. Gwen Jordan is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Legal Studies Department at the University of Illinois Springfield and is currently a fellow at the IALS. She is also a part-time staff attorney for the Illinois Innocence Project where she represents individuals who were wrongfully convicted and is spearheading a policy reform initiative. Jordan’s scholarship focuses on the history of women lawyers’ local, national and international social justice activism. She is currently analyzing issues of race identity and strategies women lawyers of colour developed throughout the twentieth century to overcome legal and political discrimination at the intersection of race and gender.’
Date: 2nd February 2017, 12.30am-1.30pm
Location: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Charge: Free, registration required
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