Where: 1215 E. 13th Ave., Columbia Hall, Room 150
Lawyer Wendy Murphy will deliver the keynote 2014 Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on April 3, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. on the University of Oregon campus in Columbia Hall, Room 150, located at 1215 E. 13th Ave. This lecture will focus on “civil rights violence” and the overt and covert subjugation of violence against women as something other than a civil rights harm.
Wendy Murphy is a lawyer who specializes in the representation of crime victims, women, and children. Her book, And Justice for Some: An Exposé of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go Free, was published in 2007.
The 2014 Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties has included a series of events focused on sexual violence and human rights.
The Lorwin Lectureship in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties was established through a generous gift from the estate of Val and Madge Lorwin and is administered through the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law. Val Lorwin was a professor of history at UO.
Other events remaining in this series include:
· Friday, April 18 — Collaborative Conference for Graduate and Undergraduate Students “Academia // Activism: Reimagining Education Without Gender Discrimination”
· Thursday, May 29 — Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies with Lydia Cacho — “Defending Human Rights: The Amazing Journey of a Mexican Journalist”