Albany Law School will be closed today until 4pm due to the weather.
A standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear Benjamin Todd Jealous talk about racial profiling and the Trayvon Martin shooting only hours before George Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder. After speaking for close to an hour, Mr. Jealous took questions from the audience before Albany Law School professors and other panelists discussed the laws surrounding racial profiling. Panel participants included:
The program was presented by Albany Law School’s Black Law Students Association, led by second-year student Stefan Short. The group sponsors active recruitment efforts, guest lecturers, a film series, academic support programs and more.The event was co-sponsored by Albany Law School's Diversity Affairs Office.