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Mark Taper Auditorium - Central Library

630 W 5th St

Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Rights Night returns with author and American Law scholar Randall Kennedy on the Bill of Rights...

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Please Note: Check-in will open on Fifth Street by the courtyards (the Library will be closed to the public).

Randall Kennedy

In conversation with Eric Miller,

Professor of Law, Loyola Marymount University

ALOUD on Democracy @ Central Library

Randall Kennedy is a professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. For his education he attended St. Albans School, Princeton University, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law, Mr Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general interest publications. His most recent books are For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law (2013), The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency (2011).

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ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' series of bold, powerful programs. See a full event calendar here.

ALOUD on Democracy You have the right to know your rights. Join us for a spirited evening of democracy in action as we hear from civil liberties experts, learn about the Bill of Rights, access library resources, and enjoy live entertainment and libations while engaging with our community. In this new collaboration with the Library Foundation and the ACLU, each event will spotlight a different theme and special guests to inform, empower, and inspire the people of Los Angeles.

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We recommend taking public transportation. Parking for the Central Library is at the Westlawn Garage at 524 S. Flower Street. Please note: there is an $8 charge for the Westlawn Garage parking and there will be no validation available since the Library will be closed. For more information, visit the Library’s website.

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Contact the Public Programs office at programs@lfla.org or by calling 213.292.6254.

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