Items tagged with Civil Rights
November 10The late Harry Reicher, Adjunct Professor at Penn Law, made extensive use of visual material in teaching Holocaust Studies in the Law. His talk at the Shoah Foundation explains how and why.
“The Memphis 13” is not only a powerful and thought-provoking short documentary; it also illustrates the potential contributions of visual legal scholarship.
Sometimes legal research generates a good topic for a student-made visual legal advocacy video. It did in the case of “Nowhere to Run: Giving Philly’s Urban Youth a Place to Play.”
May 27Lawyers play a supporting role in protecting and assisting protesters who interact with digital visual technology. The lawyers may be practicing criminal law, civil liberties, or international human rights.
How does a documentary filmmaker whose focus is the history of black people’s struggle for equality satisfy the conflicting demands of an audience that lived the history and an audience that needs to learn it?
January 15Penn Law faculty members commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a panel examining the historic law.