Litigating the Black Panther Movement: The Assassination of Fred Hampton

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Flint Taylor is a civil rights attorney who has litigated death penalty, police brutality, and wrongful convictions cases for 45 years. Mr. Taylor will be discussing one of his most NLG most famous cases: litigating the Fred Hampton civil rights suit. Fred Hampton was the Chairman of the Black Panther Party in Chicago and was killed by the Chicago Police Department in 1969--part of the lawsuit also uncovered the FBIs surveillance of the Panthers through the COINTELPRO program. You can read a brief account by Mr. Taylor about his involvement in the civil rights suit here

Snail Thai will be served. 

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Room V

Race & Police Trust

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Featuring Earl B. Dickerson Fellow, Latoya Baldwin Clark. 

Snail Thai will be served. 

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Room D
Participating faculty: LaToya Baldwin Clark

Utilizing Data as a Means of Police Accountability & Revising Union Contracts

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Featuring Professor Stephen Rushin. 

Buona Pasta will be served. 

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Room D