Professor Pruitt Speaks at University of Alabama Symposium
Professor Lisa Pruitt spoke at the Feb. 24 Alabama Law Review symposium “Our History, Our Future.” The event recognized the 150th anniversary of Alabama Law and 50 years since the first Black students graduated from the law school.
UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Penn State Dickinson Law Dean Danielle M. Conway also participated in the symposium. Pruitt and Conway were part of the session “Making the Legal Profession Accessible to the Entire Population.”
Lisa R. Pruitt, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor at UC Davis School of Law, is a scholar whose recent work explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity. Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts. She is the recipient of the law school’s 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award.