Soul of Justice Film Screening
Date: November 12 2011 3:30pm - 6:00pm Location: The Lovecraft Bar
The Lovecraft Bar
Join NLG, EJA, BLSA, and SALDF for a screening of SOUL OF JUSTICE: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey and happy hour!
*Snacks and some drinks provided!*
Come learn more about the career of Judge Thelton Henderson - Judge Henderson was one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States and throughout his career demonstrated commitment to integrity and human rights and became a profound influence on the American judicial system.
*** Get inspired before finals.***
Thelton Henderson was appointed to federal judge by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. The film follows his life and career, including three cases in particular: (1) the inhumane conditions at Pelican Bay State Prison, (2) to the slaughter of dolphins by tuna-fishing fleets (the establishment of dolphin-safe tuna), (3) the elimination of affirmative action in California.