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Rutgers Race & the Law Review Presents Symposium on “Newark 45 Years After Unrest” on April 10

April 05, 2013 – 

A panel discussion on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark on the Newark riots of 1967 will address the legacies of the events within the legal framework of current revitalization initiatives in the city and challenges that lay ahead for Newark.

The discussion, titled “Newark 45 Years After Unrest: History, Developments and Prospects,” is the 2013 symposium of the Rutgers Race & the Law Review. Established in 1996, Rutgers Race & the Law Review was the second law journal in the country to provide a forum for scholarship and dialogue on race, ethnicity and the law.

The discussion is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Craig Long, symposium chair, at racelawreview@gmail.com.

What: “Newark 45 Years After Unrest: History, Developments and Prospects”
Who: Dr. Clement Price, Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor
Mildred Crump, council member at-large, Newark City Council
Adam Zipkin, deputy mayor, Newark City Hall
Ray Ocasio, executive director, La Case de don Pedro
Laurel Dumont, executive director, Center for Collaborative Change
Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno, filmmakers of Revolution ’67, documentary about the Newark riots
Professor David Troutt, Center for Metropolitan Equity, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator
When: 6 pm, Reception; 6:30 pm, Discussion; Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Where: Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark