The UCI Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and School of Social Sciences present:

"Post-Race or Post Equality?: The Modern Trend in Anti-Discrimination Jurisprudence"
with Mario Barnes, Professor, UCI School of Law

November 18, 2010
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
UCI Cross Cultural Center

Mario L. Barnes is a law professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, constitutional law, anti-discrimination law, and national security law.  He previously taught at the University of Miami School of Law from 2004 to 2009.  He received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Laws from the University of Wisconsin, where he was a William H. Hastie Fellow from 2002-2004.  Prior to entering academia, he spent twelve years on active duty in the United States Navy and worked as a prosecutor, defense counsel, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, and associate admiralty counsel.  
The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

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