The 2008 Louis P. and Evelyn Smith First Amendment Award March 20, 2008
Thursday, March 20
6:30p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Boston Public Library, Rabb Lecture Hall
As a laywer, scholar, and vivil rights activist. Professor Anita F. Hill, Brandies University, has shed light on the legal and social forces shaping our nation and served as an inspiration to those seeking justice and truth in the face of great personal risk. Launched into the public sphere by her testimony in Justice Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court Confirmation hearing, she used her potentially crippling experience to encourage those who have suffered from haassment and discrimination in the workplace to also “speak truth to power.” She First Amendment Aard and share her thoughts on her life and work. Moderated by Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Harvard University Law School.