Lecture in Women’s Rights by Catherine Lhamon, Asst Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Dept of Education

Event time: 
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 4:30pm
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127 Wall Street
Event description: 
Yale Law School’s Gruber Program is pleased to invite the Yale Community to the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights by Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.
The Lecture will take place on Monday, November 9, 2015, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., in Sterling Law Building, Room 127. A reception will follow. 
In her capacity as Assistant Secretary, Catherine Lhamon is charged with enforcing federal civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities receiving federal funds. Her Lecture is entitled “Women’s Civil Rights and Education: Building on Legacy, Delivering for our Future.” She will discuss the policy and enforcement work of the Office of Civil Rights, which includes a range of gender, race, and disability discrimination complaints. It is a special honor to welcome back a distinguished alumna to deliver this Lecture.Immediately following the Lecture, Drew Days (Alfred M. Rankin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law) will moderate a discussion with Assistant Secretary Lhamon and commentators Judge (ret.) Nancy Gertner (Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard) and Michelle Anderson (Dean, CUNY School of Law).
So that we may plan accordingly, we ask that you RSVP as early as possible at the following link: http://rsvp.law.yale.edu.
Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public