The Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics, the Program in Public Law, the Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, the Black Law Students Association and the Black Student Alliance will host Black Lives, Atticus Finch, and the Ethics of Legal Fictions, a discussion with Professors Katharine Bartlett the A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law and Karla Holloway the James B. Duke Professor of English & African American Studies, based on the controversy surrounding Go Set A Watchman/To Kill a Mockingbird. Moderated by Marcus Benning (BLSA) and Henry Washington (BSA), this will explore such questions as: Who is Atticus Finch? Does it matter? What does "he" owe us? What do we owe "him"? What, if anything, does the appearance of this "revision" of the Mockingbird story reveal/teach/reflect about race in our culture/legal system? What, if anything, does it say about the law, ethics, and politics of Black Lives Matter? Sponsored by the Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, the Black Law Students Association and the Black Student Alliance. For more information, please contact Julie Moushon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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