Public Interest Lawyering Series: Careers in Human and Civil Rights

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105
Oct 16
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105

Interested in public interest law, but not sure what a career in public interest actually looks like? Come to SPIN and SJI's fourth annual Public Interest Lawyering Series. Each week a panel of practitioners working in a specific field of public interest law will discuss different aspects of their work. Lunch will be served.

Panel #3: Civil and Human Rights

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Galen Sherwin ’03 – Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Women’s Rights Project
  • Piibe Jogi – Managing Attorney, Human Rights First
  • Patricia Okonta ’18 – Skadden Fellow, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Bassam Khawaja ’15 – Senior Advisor, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Indian food will be served. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available.

Cosponsored by BLSA, CLWA, LaLSA, CJAN, EWOC, Rightslink, and OutLaws.

Contact Info: 
Emily Barber, [email protected]