Eva Paterson


President, Equal Justice Society

Civil rights attorney Eva Paterson is President of the Equal Justice Society, a national civil rights organization heightening consciousness on race in the law and popular discourse. She previously led the Lawyers' Committee in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from the U.C. Berkeley School of Law and from Northwestern University, where she was elected the first African American student body president.



Wednesday, October 10

Criminal Justice: Beyond the Verdict

We are filled with a deep fascination of our legal system, the psychology of crime, and the mind and motives of a criminal. But do we trust the... read more
Speakers: Raymond Bonner, Kamala Harris, Richard Berk, Shawn Henry, Eva Paterson
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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