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The Al Meyerhoff Lecture in

Public Interest Law

presented by

Sherrilyn Ifill

Sherrilyn Ifill

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
UC Irvine School of Law, MPAA 430

Sherrilyn Ifill is President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Ms. Ifill served first as a fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union and then for five years as an assistant counsel in LDF’s New York office, where she litigated voting rights cases. Among her successful litigation was the landmark Voting Rights Act case Houston Lawyers’ Association vs. Attorney General of Texas, in which the Supreme Court held that judicial elections are covered by the provisions of section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
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About the Al Meyerhoff Lecture in Public Interest Law

This annual lecture series commemorates the esteemed life and public service of the late Al Meyerhoff, a renowned labor, environmental and civil rights lawyer who brought a landmark case to stop sweatshop conditions for 30,000 workers on the Pacific island of Saipan.

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This event is approved for one hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit
by the State Bar of California. UC Irvine School of Law is a State Bar-approved MCLE provider.

To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact
Crissandra Flores at or (949) 824-0941