Tags: Law / Supreme Court

Thursday: Mar 19

Cannabis Culture: Marijuana in the Age of Legalization

Thu. March 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Patricia Frye (The Medical Marijuana Guide), Nikki Furrer (A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis), and Lizzie Post (Higher Etiquette) discuss their nonfiction guides to marijuana, demystifying cannabis as an alternative medical treatment for some, tackling questions of etiquette and use in states where marijuana is already legal, and unpacking the ongoing processes of decriminalization and legalization across the country.

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Tags: Health / Mind / Body, Law / Supreme Court, Nonfiction

Friday: Mar 20

The Elusiveness of Equal Protections

Fri. March 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Join César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández (Migrating to Prison), Alec Karakatsanis (Usual Cruelty), and Asma T. Uddin (When Islam is Not a Religion) as they share perspectives on discrimination and criminalization, prompt a hard look at our desensitization to human rights encroachments, and question the status quo in a bid to restore humanity to the criminal justice and immigration systems.

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Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Law / Supreme Court

Black Music: Going Viral and Going on Trial

Fri. March 20, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

CitySpace

100 5th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Kevin Allred (Ain’t I A Diva?) and Eric Nielson (Rap on Trial) discuss American black music and its strange juxtapositions from viral popularity, to layers of lyrics that explore gender, race, sexuality, and power, to our legal system’s use of rap lyrics to prosecute crime.

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Tags: African American, Law / Supreme Court, Music

Saturday: Mar 21