- February 11, 2014
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- TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
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- Panel Discussion / Speaker Series
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Vincent Warren is the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York, a national legal and educational organization dedicated to advancing and defending the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. and 12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Sheffield Room
Warren will speak from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. about the CCR’s work leading the New York stop-and-frisk case. From 12:45-1:45 p.m., he’ll speak more informally about his life in the law. Attend one or both sessions. Lunch served at 11:45 and 12:45.
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Warren oversees CCR's groundbreaking litigation and advocacy work which includes using international and domestic law to hold corporations and government officials accountable for human rights abuses; challenging racial, gender and LGBT injustice; and combating the illegal expansion of U.S. presidential power and policies such as illegal detention at Guantanamo, rendition and torture.
For more information, see http://ccrjustice.org/about-us/staff-board/warren%2C-vincent.
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- UT Law students
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- UT Law alumni
- General public
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- William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law
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