Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Thursday, 23 May 2024 - 18:00

Race, Disability & Education: Law's Uphill Battle

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This lecture traces the history of race and disability law in the English education system. It examines the impact of discriminatory policies on Black, children of colour, and disabled children, and how narratives around race and disability have changed.

The lecture questions why inequality persists and explores possible solutions.

Professor Leslie Thomas KC

Professor Leslie Thomas KC

Professor of Law

Professor Leslie Thomas KC was appointed Gresham Professor of Law in 2020 and is one of the top rated silks in the country, ranked leading individual by both Chambers and the Legal 500 (2022). He was made a QC in 2014.

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