Location: 2nd Floor
Course ID: C091912
Number of Sessions: 1
Credits: 2 MCLE Credits
2 MCLE Credits: 1 Ethics; 1 PP; Transitional and Non-transitional (also NJ)
In honor of Constitution Day, the CLE Institutes welcomes back noted author and lecturer Gloria J. Browne-Marshall for an updated look at the Constitutional provisions and Supreme Court decisions interpreting them that have had a profound impact on many races in the United States, most notably Asians, Native Americans and Blacks. Understand how the cases came about, the Constitutional provisions brought into play and the prospects for future Constitutional interpretation. Special attention will be paid to ethical issues raised by the cases under discussion. Much of the discussion will be based on research from Professor Browne-Marshall's book "Strangers on a Common Road-Asians and African-Americans under Segregation Laws."
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is an Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she teaches courses in Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, and Evidence. Prior to John Jay College, she was a visiting lecturer at Vassar College. Her primary research interest is racial justice under International and Constitutional Law. She is the author of the book "Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present" (Routledge), "The Constitution: Major Cases and Conflicts" (Pearson), The U.S. Constitution: An African-American Context" as well as books chapters, articles, and essays. Prior to academe, she was a litigator of Civil Rights and Public Law cases for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Community Legal Services, and Southern Poverty Law Center. Professor Browne-Marshall has been invited to speak, nationally and internationally, on criminal justice, gender equality, minority rights, and civil rights issues.
Professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, John Jay School of Criminal Justice; Director, LAw & Policy Group
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