The Civil Rights of Love

Today, we are joined by the renowned civil rights lawyer Philip J. Hirschkop, Esq., distinguished as one of two attorneys to argue the landmark 1967 decision “Loving v. Virginia” before the United States Supreme Court, which ended the enforcement of State bans on interracial marriage. Professor Tanya Kateri Hernandez, J.D., will then join us to discuss the legacy of the decision and its implications on contemporary movements to promote racial equality.

Philip J. Hirschkop, Esq., is one of two attorneys to argue the landmark decision “Loving v. Virginia” and he will talk about his role and recollections of having argued the case.

Prof. Tanya Kateri Hernandez, J.D., is the Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law and Associate Director of the Center for Race, Law, and Justice at Fordham University’s School of Law.

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