March 26, 2013 – South African freedom fighter to address gay marriage at UF Law
Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Tuesday, March 26 – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging California’s ban on gay marriage.
“Gay Marriage and the Promise of Equality” will be at noon in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, with a book signing immediately following. The talk is free and open to the public. Parking restrictions in the green areas at the law school will be lifted for the event.
Sachs’ talk is co-sponsored by UF Law’s Center on Children and Families and UF’s Center for African Studies.
Sachs will also be giving a talk at the Center for African Studies at 4 p.m. titled, “Combating Corruption: Kenya’s Efforts to Judge its Judges.”