Walk The Walk

Native ancestry guides attorney’s environmental mission

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Gerald Torres, described as “a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian law,” will speak Saturday at the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville.

He is described as "a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian law," and his CV will explain that he was educated at Stanford University, Yale Law School and the University of Michigan Law School; that he was Bryant Smith Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law and taught at The University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as associate dean; that he is a former president of the Association of American Law Schools; and that he was deputy assistant attorney general for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and counsel to then U.S. attorney general Janet Reno.

FAQ

House of Songs Ozarks:

Gerald Torres and Ramy Essam

WHEN/WHERE — Torres: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Museum of Native American History in Bentonville; with Essam: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center in Fayetteville

COST — MONAH free; Faulkner $5-$15

INFO — 273-2456 or 575-5387

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