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CLE Co-Sponsored by Ramsey County Bar Association & Ramsey County Law Library Civil Rights in Minnesota: The Early Years

September 26, 2016@12:00 pm-1:00 pm

2016 Ramsey County Law Library 80th Anniversary Celebration and Free CLE

Presenter: Dr. William Green

Dr. Green will describe events and issues he discussed in his 2015 book Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912, which won the 2015 Hognander Award for the most outstanding scholarly work related to Minnesota history during the preceding two years.

Dr. William Green is professor of history at Augsburg College, where he specializes in U.S. civil rights, American legal history, and Minnesota history. He is also author of A Peculiar Imbalance: The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Early Minnesota.

Location: Ramsey County Law Library, 18th Floor, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 West Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Credit: 1.0 standard credit applied for
Cost: FREE

Open House
Following the CLE the law library will also hold an Open House featuring refreshments, library tours, and a short program on the library’s judicial portrait collection. Portrait restorations (of Ramsey County judges) were completed in 2016 with the aid of Minnesota Legacy grant funds.

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