Race and the 1L Curriculum: Property

March 23, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

Join us for a conversation with Richard Brooks, the Emilie M. Bullowa Professor of Law at NYU Law School, and Mavis Gragg, the Director of the Sustainable Forestry & African American Land Retention Project of the American Forest Foundation, on the past and present of race in Property law. Prof. Brooks will discuss the role of racially restrictive covenants in segregating neighborhoods, and Ms. Gragg will discuss the challenges facing Black land ownership, partition of heirs property, and environmental justice. The conversation will be moderated by Duke Law Prof. Jonathan Wiener. This event is the last in our year-long series on Race and the 1L Curriculum in 2020-21, sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For additional information, please contact Rachel Greeson at rachel.greeson@law.duke.edu. Please register at https://bit.ly/3bbkcuv.