Sixth Annual Fred Gray Seminar Hosted by Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
Every year Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School hosts its Fred Gray Social Justice Seminar in honor of the legal legacy of veteran civil rights attorney Fred Gray. Each seminar tackles pressing and current legal issues attorneys and practitioners face. This year the theme is “Conquering Growing Issues: Women Rising in the Face of Adversities”.
The 6th Annual Fred Gray Social Justice Seminar will take place from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center located at 26265 Spring St. Atlanta, GA 30309. The seminar will include a panel discussion on several epic issues affecting women. In furtherance of this year’s theme, panelists will address the following topics: 1) immigrant women who are the victims of domestic violence, 2) breaking the cycle of drug addiction for women, 3) the abusive practice of shackling pregnant women in prison, and 4) the increase in teen dating violence against young girls.
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School will also present this year’s Fred Gray Social Justice Award to Catholic Charities of Atlanta (CCA). CCA is an advocate and friend for individuals and families facing adversity. They provide a holistic combination of accredited social services − life skills education, counseling, family stabilization, and immigration legal services − that remove barriers to self-sufficiency and wholeness.
For more information on this event, visit the News & Events section of the John Marshall website at www.johnmarshall.edu or call Professor Patrice Fulcher at (404) 872-3593.