Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Roberts

George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights

Dean Anthony E. Varona's Luminaries in Law Lecture and Conversation Series welcomed Professor Dorothy E. Roberts, author of "Torn Apart: How the child welfare system destroys black families — and how abolition can build a safer world."

Professor Dean Spade interviewed Professor Roberts, while Dean Anthony E. Varona moderated questions from the audience.

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Dean Spade and Dorothy Roberts
Dean Spade and Dorothy Roberts
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