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SULC Journal Symposium Set for February 19 - Wednesday, February 03, 2010
The Southern University Law Center's Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty will host a one-day symposium, "State of the Union: The Progress Report," from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2010, in 120 and 130 A.A. Lenoir Hall.

The free event will feature noted legal scholars and other academicians discussing current civil rights topics, with the goal of assisting in identifying remedies to community problems. The luncheon keynote speaker will be Peniel E. Joseph, author and professor of history at Tufts University. 
Eligible participants may earn up to 5.5 hours of continuing legal education credits. 

Featured panelists include: L. Darnell Weeden, associate dean, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University; Albert Samuels, associate professor of political science, Southern University; Deleso Alford Washington, professor, Florida A&M University College; Andre Douglass Pond Cummings, professor, West Virginia University College of Law; Angela Kupenda, professor, Mississippi College School of Law; Donald Tibbs, associate professor of law, Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University; and Todd J. Clark, professor, North Carolina Central University School of Law.

For more information or to register for the symposium, contact journal editor Kimberly Spruill, Kspruill@sulc.edu.  For CLE registration, contact Cynthia N. Reed, SULC director of CLE and alumni affairs,  Creed@sulc.edu, (225) 771-2155.