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To be rescheduled: Civil rights lawyers to speak on LGBTQ rights at UAB

  • November 21, 2017
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the conversation with Kaplan and Matz will be rescheduled.

kaplan matzRoberta “Robbie” Kaplan and Joshua MatAA conversation between civil rights lawyers Roberta “Robbie” Kaplan and Joshua Matz at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be rescheduled due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict. 

The lecture  was set for the College of Arts and SciencesAbroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

Kaplan is the founding partner of Kaplan & Co., and adjunct professor at Columbia University Law School. Kaplan successfully argued before the Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor, a landmark decision that required the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages, paving the way for marriage equality.

Matz is a lawyer and writer who maintains an active civil rights practice, having previously served as law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. His article “The Constitutional Inevitability of Same-Sex Marriage” was published in Maryland Law Review.

This conversation with Kaplan and Matz is part of AEIVA’s “Jordan Eagles: Blood Equality” exhibition and the citywide “One in Our Blood” project and is co-sponsored by the UAB Institute for Human Rights.