USD School of Law Professor Roy L. Brooks Presents Systemic Racism in Law as Part of USD's Humanities Center Virtual Series

Professor Roy L. Brooks Presents Systemic Racism in Law as Part of USD's Humanities Center Virtual Series

Professor Roy L. Brooks

SAN DIEGO (February 5, 2021) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor of Law and University Professor Roy L. Brooks will present “Systemic Racism in Law” as part of “Baked In: Racism Around and Within Us” on February 9. His talk is the second of the six-series event, put on by USD’s Humanities Center, which includes professors from various disciplines presenting the impact of racism in their respective areas of study. The series explores some of the fundamental areas in which racial discrimination has taken hold by understanding how deeply embedded it is in our day-to-day life.

Click here to see the full speaker schedule for “Baked In: Racism Around and Within Us” or register for the virtual event.

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About Professor Roy L. Brooks

Warren Distinguished Professor of Law and University Professor Roy L. Brooks teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, civil rights, international human rights, employment and labor law, employment discrimination, federal courts, jurisprudence and legal theory, public interest/public law and regulation, and race and gender identity. He served as a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal, clerked for the Honorable Clifford Scott Green of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, and practiced corporate law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City. Professor Brooks is a member of the American Law Institute and the Authors Guild.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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