On Wednesday, April 4 at 3:30 in Room 235, Nancy Gertner will give a public lecture about her journey as one of the nations first female trial attorneys. Her path began in the 70′s and 80′s, where she specialized in criminal defense and civil rights. She is a former U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts and is currently a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. She has documented much of her journey in her critically acclaimed memoir: In Defense of Women: Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate.
Judge Gertner will be a visiting practitioner from April 4-6. Her lecture is sponsored by Professor Onwuachi-Willig, and the Citizen Lawyer Program as part of its Lawyers and Leaders lecture series. Please RSVP to: email@example.com