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The Al Meyerhoff Lecture in Public Interest Law
presented by Catherine E. Lhamon

“Civil Rights and Education: Uprooting Discrimination and Delivering Justice”

Monday, February 23, 2015

4:30–5:30 p.m.

UC Irvine School of Law, Room EDU 1131 (map)

Catherine LhamonCatherine Lhamon is the assistant secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education. President Obama nominated her for this position on June 10, 2013, and she was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 1, 2013. Immediately prior to joining the Department, Lhamon was director of impact litigation at Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm. Before that, she practiced for a decade at the ACLU of Southern California, ultimately as assistant legal director. Earlier in her career, Lhamon was a teaching fellow and supervising attorney in the Appellate Litigation Program at Georgetown University Law Center, after clerking for The Honorable William A. Norris on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Lhamon received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was the Outstanding Woman Law Graduate, and she graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College.

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1 hour of MCLE credit available

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