The Journal Record Legal Briefs: February 25, 2010

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Feminist law scholar to present lecture at TU College of Law

The University of Tulsa College of Law will be host for an examination of gender equality issues March 4 to 5.

Catharine A. MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and James Barr Ames Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, will deliver the 14th annual John W. Hager Distinguished Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at John Rogers Hall. MacKinnon's lecture is entitled "Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality."

The John W. Hager Distinguished Lecture Series was established to bring scholars to the Tulsa legal community to share their ideas on law and justice.

From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 5, MacKinnon will participate in the Tulsa Law Review Legal Scholarship Symposium, which will include discussion, debate and analysis of her work.

MacKinnon is a feminist scholar whose most recent work has dealt with issues of gender equality under international and constitutional law. The March 5 activities include presentations on MacKinnon's work and its impact on the legal world.

Contributors to the symposium will include Susanne Baer, William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan Law School; Karima Bennoune, professor of law and Arthur L. …