Professor Paul Butler: Intellectual Journey from Reform to Activism

Intellectual Journey from Reform to Activism with Paul Butler - Conversations with History

Professor Paul Butler; Albert Brick Professor Law at Georgetown

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor Law at Georgetown, for a discussion of the law and blacks. Topics covered include formative experiences including influence of his parents, his upbringing in Chicago, his education, and his work as a prosecutor. Emphasis is on how and why his ideas about reform and activism evolved as he came to understand black confrontation with the law.

Key Words: Law, Law and Inequality, Activism and the Law, Black Lives
Professor Paul Butler
Publication date: 
November 16, 2019
Publication type: 
Conversations with History