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April 3, 2008
Indiana Law Review Symposium
The Fair Housing Act After 40 Years: Continuing the Mission to Eliminate Housing Discrimination and Segregation

Speaker: (Keynote) Theodore M. Shaw, Esq., Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Time: Evening of 4/3 and All day 4/4
Location: Wynne Courtroom
Contact: Contact Elizabeth Ellis, Symposium Editor, ilrevent@iupui.edu

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6.8 Hours of CLE available.

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce its plans to host a Symposium in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. The Symposium will be held at the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis in the Wynne Courtroom. The Symposium is being developed with the counsel of Florence Wagman Roisman, William F. Harvey Professor of Law, and the faculty advisor to the Indiana Law Review, R. George Wright, Lawrence A. Jegen III Professor of Law.

The event will commence with a keynote address on the evening of April 3, 2008, by Theodore M. Shaw, Esq., Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc (pictured above). The keynote address topic is "The Place of Race in Post-Affirmative Action America." A reception will follow the keynote address.

The Symposium will be held on April 4, 2008, which marks the passage of four decades since the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King's inspiring message of equal opportunity for every person and his commitment to changing views and attitudes are embodied in the Fair Housing Act. The Symposium will pay a special tribute to Dr. King and will honor his legacy through collaborative efforts to continue the eradication of housing discrimination and segregation. The tribute will be offered by Professor Monroe H. Little, Jr., Director of the African American & African Diaspora Studies Program and Associate Professor of History at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.

For more details, and full bios of speakers presenting at this event, visit: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/ilr/symposium.htm