Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event + mobile app → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Sunday, July 24 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
B6: The Real ''Philadelphia'' Story: From Cain v. Hyatt to 21st Century HIV/AIDS Discrimination Case Law

Sign up or log in to save this event to your list and see who's attending!


Target Audience: Researchers interested in the underlying legal issues in the movie, Philadelphia, and current HIV/AIDS discrimination litigation

Learning Outcomes:
1. Participants will be able to track the progress of the case law relating to discrimination based on HIV/AIDS status.
2. Participants will be able to list and discuss the issues raised in cases of employer discrimination against employees based on HIV/AIDS status.

Clarence B. Cain was a standout student at the University of Virginia Law School in the 1970s. He is credited with touching the lives of hundreds of students by serving as a mentor before mentorship was popular. After graduation, Cain rose in the ranks at Hyatt Legal Services to a regional directorship until he was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and fired. Though successful in a law suit against his employer, Cain did not live to see the verdict or the movie, Philadelphia, largely based on his life. Professor Burris, noted scholar on HIV/AIDS issues and a consultant on the movie, will talk about the Cain case and bring the issues still faced based on HIV/AIDS status to the present with Ronda B. Goldfein, Executive Director of the AIDS Law Project of Philadelphia.

Sunday July 24, 2011 3:00pm - 4:00pm
PCC-Room 204(C)

Attendees (61)

Attendance numbers do not account for private attendees. Get there early!


Schedule Sponsor




Remove this from your schedule?
You may not be able to get back in if this is full.
Remove
Cancel