Twenty-First Annual Sylvania Woods Conference on African Americans and the Law

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Warren Building - Terrace Level - Room NT01

Panel Program
African Americans and the Law in a Post-Obama America

Prof. Jeremi Duru, Moderator
Prof. Angela J. Davis, Criminal Justice Reform
Prof. Lia Epperson, Education
Prof. Anita Sinha, Immigration
Mr. Todd Cox, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Voting Rights

5:30 P.M.
Reception & Alumni Town Meeting (Please encourage at least one other alumni member to attend.) (Cash Bar)

7:00 P.M.
Awards Dinner

Alumni Welcome and Introduction of Dean Camille Nelson



Rising Star Awardees:  Ms. Tiana Cherry ’17, Ms. Janie Williams ‘17
Hairston Alumni Awardee:  Mr. Tyrone Harris ’75, SOC/BA ‘72
North Star Awardee:  Ms. Claudia Gordon ‘00

Special Presentation by the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee ‘76


WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – No Charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; or

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