What is Critical Race Theory (BLL-SIS)

Monday, February 14, 2022 (12pm - 1pm US/Central)

The Black Law Librarians SIS (BLL-SIS) Black History Month webinar.

Join us on Monday, February 14 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CST) for a discussion on critical race theory—what is it, why are so many people talking about it, and why the answers to both are so important. This webinar is open to all AALL members. Register now.


Mark C. Niles teaches and specializes in civil procedure, constitutional law, administrative law and governmental liability. Professor Niles spent twelve years as a professor at the American University Washington College of Law, the last six of those as professor and associate dean for academic affairs.  From 2010-2013 he served as Dean and Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law.  Professor Niles returned the Washington College of Law in 2013. In 2019, he accepted a position as Professor of Law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Professor Niles has published numerous articles and essays on subjects including the Ninth Amendment, federal tort liability, airline security regulation, the impact of dramatic public events on the evolution of regulatory administration, the social and legal consequences of pre-crime incarceration, the depiction of law and justice in American popular culture and tort liability for prosecutorial misconduct.