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Legal Scholars To Talk About Racism, Rights

By From Staff And Wire Reports

Two noted legal scholars will appear in Spokane this month to talk about racism and the rights of the disadvantaged.

Stephen B. Bright, director of the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta and a fellowship professor at Yale Law School, will speak Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Jepson Center on the Gonzaga University campus.

He will talk about the death penalty and race discrimination.

Charles J. Ogletree Jr., a Harvard University law professor, will speak April 10 at 7 p.m. at The Met theater.

He is this year’s William O. Douglas lecturer for the Gonzaga University Law School.

Ogletree served as lawyer for Anita Hill during her testimony against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991. He will talk about First Amendment rights and racial discrimination.

, DataTimes

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