The Role of Economic Justice in the Progressive Legal Movement

Caroline Fredrickson

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UW Law School – Lubar Commons (Room 7200)
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the UW Law chapter of the American Constitution Society and the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership for a conversation about the role of economic justice in the progressive legal movement with Professor Caroline Fredrickson and Dean Daniel Tokaji. Light appetizers will be provided for all attendees.

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Caroline Fredrickson is a Distinguished Visiting Professor from Practice at Georgetown Law and a Senior Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice. She served as the President of the American Constitution Society from 2009-2019. In 2021, she was appointed a member of the President’s Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States. Fredrickson is also the leader of the Progressive Team for the National Constitution Center’s Constitution Drafting Project and a Senior Congressional Fellow at the Stennis Center.

Dan Tokaji is the Fred W. & Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. As Dean, he serves as the chief academic and executive officer of the school, with responsibility for faculty and staff development, personnel oversight, strategic planning and institutional vision, fundraising, budget planning and management, curriculum, and student academic affairs. A former civil rights lawyer, he has brought many free speech, racial justice, and voting rights cases over his career.