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December 01, 2015

13th Amendment Panel

A panel of scholars and constitutional experts joined ABA President Paulette Brown Dec. 2 for a discussion on “Slavery v. Liberty: The History and Relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment @ 150.” The program, held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, was part of the Leon Jaworski Public Program Series sponsored by the ABA Division for Public Education. Those participating in the programs were (from left): James Gray Pope, professor of law and Sidney Reitman Scholar at Rutgers Law School; Edna Greene Medford, professor of history and chair of the Howard University Department of History; moderator Aderson B. Francois, professional of law at Howard University School of Law; Rebecca Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff professor of law and values at the University of Toledo College of Law; ABA President Paulette Brown; Jamal Greene, vice dean and professor of law at Columbia Law School; and Harry S. Johnson, chair, ABA Standing Committee on Public Education.

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