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Voting Rights, Jim Crow, and Francis King Carey: The Man and the Law School


Thursday September 24, 2015

Photos of Harry Cummings, Francis King Carey, Donald Murray, Thurgood Marshall, and Lyndon Johnson

Voting Rights, Jim Crow, and Francis King Carey:
The Man and the Law School

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
and the 80th Anniversary of the Desegregation of the University of Maryland

Thursday, September 24 • 5 p.m.
500 West Baltimore Street • Baltimore, MD

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With presentations by

  • David S. Bogen
    T. Carroll Brown Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Law, Maryland Carey Law
    Presentation on voting rights in Maryland, including the involvement of lawyer Francis King Carey and the School of Law.
  • Kali Murray
    Associate Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School
    Presentation on the career of Donald Gaines Murray, who desegregated the School of Law as a student, and the remainder of the University of Maryland as a lawyer.
  • Special exhibits on voting rights in Maryland, university desegregation, Donald Gaines Murray, and Thurgood Marshall curated by Larry S. Gibson, Professor of Law, Maryland Carey Law.

A reception will follow the presentations. The event is free, but registration is required. RSVP here.

Finanacial consideration for this event has been graciously provided by the Piper & Marbury Fund for Excellence.


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