January 7, 2009
Public Invited To Jan. 19 Event Featuring Joe Brown, Nationally Recognized MLK-Case Judge and TV Personality
Judge Joe Brown, who reviewed the last appeal of Martin
Luther King Jr.’s convicted assassin, will speak to Cooley
School students and the community on Jan. 19 as
part of Cooley’s 2009 Martin Luther King: Equal Access to Justice Day events. Judge Brown is scheduled to speak at
1 p.m. in the Cooley Law School Temple Building, 6th floor Auditorium, 217 S. Capitol Ave., in downtown Lansing.
Judge Brown headlines a nationally syndicated television show that airs locally on WILX TV-10. He will discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, the progress of civil rights and his role in the historic James Earl Ray case in a presentation entitled, Advancing Justice: Celebrating the Legacy of MLK. A question-and-answer session will follow, as well as a reception and a cultural presentation sponsored by Cooley’s Black Law Students Association.
The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; tickets are encouraged and available at the following locations.
Cooley Enrollment and Student Services Offices
Cooley Center, 8th Floor
300 S. Capitol Ave.
(517) 371-5140 ext. 2843
Capitol Area District Library
401 S. Capitol Ave.
Cash donations to benefit the Cooley Law School Diversity Committee are welcome at the door and will be used to host similar future events.
Cooley Law School is the largest law school in the country. Founded in 1972, it operates J.D. programs across Michigan in downtown Lansing, Auburn Hills and downtown Grand Rapids. Today, Cooley Law School has more than 13,000 graduates across the nation and worldwide and also offers joint degree and master of laws programs. Cooley offers enrollment three times a year; in January, May and September. Additional information about Cooley can be found at www.cooley.edu.