Professor Charles Ogletree to address Hawaii State Bar Association

The 2010 Frank Boas Harvard Visiting Professor; Co Sponsored by UH Law School

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Cynthia D Quinn, (808) 956-6545
Dir, Comm & External Rel, William S Richardson School of Law
Posted: Jan 11, 2010

The UH Mānoa Law School, Hawaii State Judiciary, and Hawaii State Bar Association  are co-sponsoring a presentation by prominent legal theorist Professor Charles Ogletree entitled “The Legal Landscape Under the Obama Administration”  from Noon to 1:30 PM on Friday, January 15, 2010, in the Supreme Court Courtroom (417 South King Street).  Professor Ogletree will discuss the impact of President Obama’s leadership on America and the world.


Professor Ogletree is a prominent legal theorist and prolific writer with an international reputation as a legal expert on race and justice. Professor Ogletree is the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law Chair at Harvard Law School. Professor Ogletree earned an M.A. and B.A. (with distinction) in Political Science from Stanford University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School where he served as Special Projects Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review. He also holds honorary doctorates of law from North Carolina Central University, New England School of Law, Tougaloo College, Amherst College, Wilberforce University, and the University of Miami, School of Law.  Professor Ogletree taught both President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at Harvard; he has remained close to President Obama throughout his political career. 


This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the Judiciary’s Judicial Education Office at 539-4344.