Remedying Redlining – Government Law Review Panel Discussion reviews
The Government Law Review and the Government Law Center hosted its spring panel discussion continuing the discussion surrounding redlining—the discriminatory practice of withholding services to neighborhoods labeled as ‘hazardous’ under existing public policy—and its proven detrimental side effects for people of color.
Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, delivered a keynote address to start the event. He is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
There was a panel discussion moderated by Albany Law School Professor Jonathan Rosenbloom featuring:
Stuart Rossman – Director of Litigation, National Consumer Law Center
Matthew Lasner – Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at Hunter College
Charnelle Hicks – Founder of CHPlanning, Ltd.
Sara Niles – Attorney with the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
LaDale Winling – Author and Professor of History at Virginia Tech