Labor and Employment Law

Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 
Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was… read more

Retired Federal Judge U.W. Clemon talked about the state of labor and employment law. 

Clemon marched with Martin Luther King and was one of the first two african-americans elected to the Alabama Senate since Reconstruction . He fought against Gov. George Wallace 's exclusion of african-american citizens from state boards and agencies and the reinstatement of the death penalty. Jimmy Carter in 1980 appointed Clemon as Alabama’s first african-american federal judge when he nominated him for a seat on the U.S. District Court. He later became the chief judge of the Northern District. He was the trial judge in the Ledbetter v. Goodyear case and in several multi-district cases. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • U. W. Clemon Chief Judge (Former) U.S. District Court->Northern District of Alabama
  • Catessa Malone Student University of Alabama->School of Law

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Labor and Employment Law

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Program ID:
309390-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 14, 2012 | 9:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2012 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2013 | 7:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2013 | 5:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 10:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2013 | 2:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2013 | 7:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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