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Reception, featuring Dorothy Brown

After welcome remarks from DC Bar President Ellen Jakovic and introductions from CRSJ Council member and GULC Professor Janel George, we hear from Professor Dorothy Brown, author of 'The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans—and How We Can Fix It,' as she discusses the way the tax code has been used to create wealth disparities in America.

Welcome Remarks

Ellen M. Jakovic President, District of Columbia Bar; Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Janel A. George – Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Director, Racial Equity in Education Law and Policy Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center; Council Member, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice


Dorothy Brown – Martin D. Ginsburg Chair in Taxation and Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center


The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans—and How We Can Fix It | Professor Dorothy Brown

Thank You to our Partners

Summit Supporters: Truist, Georgetown University Law Center, DC Bar, American Tax Policy Institute, ABA Section of Taxation, Hip Hop Caucus, Francine J. Lipman & James E. Williamson, Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming

Summit Co-Sponsors: ABA Business Law Section, ABA Center for Public Interest Law, ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, ABA Criminal Justice Section, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, ABA Section of State and Local Government Law, ABA Young Lawyers Division

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