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[MARCH 12, 2024]-Unjust Enrichment: The Case of Henrietta Lacks

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12 PM – 1:30 PM @ Dockser Hall 310B
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Join the Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR) for a discussion of the legacy of Henrietta Lacks. Although Mrs Lacks passed away in 1951, she continues to impact the world. Through her research, writing, and litigation, Deleso Alford has sought justice for Lacks’ descendants. Patricia Williams’ work engages with how law contributes to the violation of patients’ rights; and why Black women are particularly vulnerable.

Speakers: 
Deleso A. Alford
Rachel Emanuel Endowed Professor, Southern University Law Center

Patricia J. Williams
University Distinguished Professor of Law and Humanities, Northeastern Law

Moderator:
Deborah A. Jackson
Managing Director, CLEAR, Northeastern Law

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