Criminal Justice Today: The Intersection Between Race and Criminal Prosecution in the American Legal System

Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. delivers the 1st Annual Thurgood Marshall Lecture

Date: 
Wed, 02/13/2008
Location: 
7:30 PM, Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

The Thurgood Marshall Lecturer is an individual whose legal career and education has been devoted to social justice issues and public service, broadly defined. The lecture is presented by the Princeton National Black Law Students Association (P-NBLSA) and co-sponsored by Rockefeller College; The Program in Law and Public Affairs; the Woodrow Wilson School; the Center for African American Studies; University Projects Board; Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, and the Carl A. Fields Center.

Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. is Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Director of the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute. Prior to becoming an award winning professor at both Harvard and Yale Law School, Dr. Sullivan was the youngest Director of the Public Defender Service in the history of Washington D.C. Dr. Sullivan possesses extensive experience in the private legal sector regarding complex civil and white-collar criminal litigation, and he contributed to the drafting of a new constitution for Kenya as a member of the Kenyan Law Society committee in 1994.

For more information about this lecture, please contact Stephanie A. Keene '08 at skeene@princeton.edu.