SOAS University of London

School of Law

"Defending Migrants in the Era of Trump" (Kay Everett Memorial Lecture)

David Cole, National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Date: 9 March 2020Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 9 March 2020Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)

Type of Event: Talk

The lecture will take place in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, followed by a reception in the

Cloisters (Paul Webley Wing, Senate House).

Speaker Bio:

David D. Cole is the National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Before joining the ACLU in July 2016, Cole was the Hon. George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at the Georgetown University Law Center from March 2014 through December 2016. He has published in various legal fields including constitutional law, national security, criminal justice, civil rights, and law and literature. Cole has litigated several significant First Amendment cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, as well a number of influential cases concerning civil rights and national security. He is also a legal correspondent to several mainstream media outlets and publications.

View the full lecture here: Defending migrants in the era of Trump