Using Modern Impact Litigation to Advance Civil Rights
The Justice Center invites you to hear Michael Allen speak on “Using Modern Impact Litigation to Advance Civil Rights” on April 2 at 3:45pm in the Eidman Courtroom. Allen is an outstanding advocate and speaker who addresses cutting edge legal issues with innovative litigation techniques. Allen is a partner in Relman, Dane & Colfax, a civil rights law firm based in Washington, D.C. The firm litigates cases in the areas of housing, lending, employment, public accommodations, education, and police accountability. The national practice includes individual and class action lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs with claims of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, national origin, color, religion, sex, disability, age, familial status, source of income, and sexual orientation.
Reception to follow in the Jamail Pavilion.
Allen’s visit as a G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar is supported by a generous gift from the G. Rollie White Trust. The program brings outstanding legal scholars, practitioners and advocates from the field of public service to Texas Law to foster discussion of issues related to public interest law, to raise the profile of lawyers working in this area, and to encourage students to view public service as an honored and expected part of every legal career. Allen is Texas Law’s seventh G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar in Residence.