Friday Eve Services & Dinner With Guest Speaker, Julie Hurwitz

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Friday Eve Services & Dinner With Guest Speaker, Julie Hurwitz
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Friday Eve Services & Dinner With Guest Speaker, Julie Hurwitz says
Please join us for our regular Friday evening services with guest speaker during dinner, Julie Hurwitz. Julie will be speaking about the work she is doing regarding the water struggle both in Detroit (representing civil disobedience activists arrested in 2014 for blocking a driveway to prevent water shutoffs) and in Flint (part of the major class action legal team representing the community in a number of civil rights/common law lawsuits).
Julie is in private practice in Detroit, Michigan, a partner in the firm of Goodman & Hurwitz, P.C., where she specializes in civil rights and government misconduct/ยง1983 litigation. She has been adjunct professor of law at the University of Detroit/Mercy School of Law, where she taught a class in Civil Rights Litigation, and was the founding Executive Director of the NLG/Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice [Sugar Law Center] in Detroit, from 1990-1993 and 1998-2006. She has successfully tried several civil rights cases to verdicts in excess of $1 million, including police misconduct, prisoner rights, malicious prosecution, wrongful conviction, failure to protect and sexual harassment cases. She has been selected as a "Michigan Super Lawyer" since 2006. Free and open to the community. Services begin at 7:00pm and dinner begins around 8:30pm. Please feel free to join us for services and/or dinner. A kosher, vegetarian dinner will be provided.
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By: Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue