BLSA Sponsors Lectures Series in Celebration of Black History Month

Lexington, VA Thursday, February 01, 2007

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has planned a series of lectures during the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. The series begins on Monday, February 5 at 12:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room with a speech delivered by Robert Grey '76.

The topic of Grey's address will be "Leadership in a Diverse Society". Grey was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2005. He is a partner with the Hunton and Williams law firm in Richmond, Virginia. Grey served as president of the American Bar Association from 2004-2006, the sixth ABA president from Washington and Lee.

Other speakers participating in the lecture series include Ted DeLaney, associate professor of history and Montre Carodine, assistant professor of law. Details regarding these lectures are forthcoming. Please check back soon for more information. All lectures are free and open to the public.

The Black Law Student Association aims to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students, foster and encourage professional competence, focus upon the relationship of the Black law student and the Black attorney to the American legal structures while generally establishing a climate of tolerance and acceptance of diversity and providing a support system for minority students at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

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