Eva Paterson

President, Equal Justice Society
1955

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.

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Wednesday, Oct 10 2012

4 PM

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
2 hours | Talk | Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre

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