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Luis Vera Discusses Discrimination

Posted October 17, 2010

dsc_0227jpgLuis Vera Jr. and Arthur Wolf, professor of Law, catch up before the event

The School of Law welcomed back Luis R. Vera Jr., a 1992 graduate of Western New England, as part of the Color of Law Roundtable Discussion Series on October 14. Vera, General Counsel and Legal Advisor for the League of United Latin American Citizens, spoke on "Career Paths: Legal Advisor to the League of United Latin American Citizens."

dsc_0229jpgVera's speech gave his opinion on discrimination in the United States saying that "there is a group of people who wrap themselves around the American flag, who wrap themselves around the Constitution and say how much they love this country and want to protect this country and yet they hate everything that America really stands for and they do everything they can to destroy it." His speech was part of the School of Law's Public Interest Law Week.

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