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Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture: Bryan Stevenson

September 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The annual Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture celebrates the memory of the late Valerie Gordon ’93, a fierce advocate for human rights in the US and internationally. The lecture brings outstanding lawyers, judges, scholars and advocates who work to advance human rights to deliver a keynote address at the law school. In conjunction with the lecture, the law school’s chapter of the Black Law Students Association sponsors a human rights essay contest for first year law students. The author of the winning essay is given “The Spirit of Valerie Gordon” award, presented at the lecture each spring.

The 24th Annual Valerie Gordon Human Rights Lecture  in Collaboration with the 2017 First Pages Lecture presents Bryan Stevenson, Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and Author of Just Mercy   TICKET INFORMATION: The entire Northeastern University community and the general public are cordially invited to this special event. Attendees will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis until Matthews Arena has reached event capacity. No ticket will be required. There will likely be a security check at the entrance to the venue, so attendees are advised to arrive early. Since admission to this event will be controlled by University authorities, ticket information is subject to change, without notice.


September 5, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Alumni, Community Engagement, Faculty, Students


School of Law


Matthews Arena
238 Saint Botolph Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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(617) 373-2691