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Donald and Sue Pritzker Voices of Conscience Series | Taking White Supremacy to Court: Lessons from Charlottesville and Beyond

March 6, 2022 | 6:30pm CDT


The landmark trial and verdict in Sines v. Kessler dealt a devastating blow against the white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and hate groups who conspired to orchestrate violence in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017.

Hear from two members of the remarkable team behind the suit, Karen Dunn, Co-Lead Counsel and Partner at Paul Weiss, and Amy Spitalnick, Executive Director of Integrity First America, as they discuss this groundbreaking case and their continued fight to hold violent extremists accountable. The discussion will be moderated by Richard Salomon, Vice President, Illinois Holocaust Museum Board of Directors.

Karen Dunn, Co-Lead Counsel; Partner, Paul Weiss; former federal prosecutor in Virginia and former Associate White House Counsel under President Obama

Amy Spitalnick, Executive Director, Integrity First for America; former Senior Policy Advisor and Communications Director to the New York Attorney General

Special remarks by Governor JB Pritzker

The Donald & Sue Pritzker Voices of Conscience Series is dedicated to Donald and Sue Pritzker, whose legacy of human decency and integrity continues in the promotion of civil and human rights. Its purpose is to educate the public and serve as a catalyst for intergroup dialogue about the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights issues.

This program is free to the public.

Community Partners: Alliance of Illinois Judges, Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Illinois Jewish Legislative Caucus, Jewish Judges Association, Midwest Center for Jewish Learning, Sheerit HaPleitah of Metropolitan Chicago  

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