Interdisciplinary Forum: Guest Speaker John M. Rosenberg on Civic Courage at the Courthouse: An Insider's Perspective on Voter Suppression
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:00 PM
002 Breckinridge Hall
John was the Director of Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc. (AppalReD) for 28 years. Prior to his career at AppalRed Legal Aid, John served for eight years as a trial attorney and Section Chief in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1962 - 1970, litigating discrimination cases primarily in the deep South, including supervising in 1964 the criminal prosecution of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner for the murder of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County, Mississippi (otherwise known as the "Mississippi Burning" case).
John will speak on “Civic Courage at the Courthouse: An Insider’s Perspective on Voter Suppression” on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 in Breck 002, in conjunction with the Forum on Culture and Politics. For more information about Mr. Rosenberg, please visit http://www.ardfky.org/rosenberg.aspx.