Center for Civil Rights: Race and the Law Series

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Classroom 4004 - William Graham Jr. Classroom

The UNC Center for Civil Rights presents Race & The Law: Corum v. University of North Carolina.

A discussion of the landmark case that established a civil rights cause of action under the North Carolina State Constitution featuring speakers  Dr. Al Corum & civil rights attorney John Gresham of Tim Fulton Walker & Owen.


In 1992 the North Carolina Supreme Court recognized a direct cause of action under the North Carolina Constitution for violations of rights protected by the state constitution. Learn how an Appalachian State professor & a dedicated lawyer opened a new venue for civil rights advocacy in North Carolina. 

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