On Thurs., Feb. 13, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall will give a talk titled, “Reflections of South Africa: Now and Then.” Marshall, a native of South Africa, graduated from Witwaterstrand University in Johannesburg and served as president of the national union of South African students from 1966 to 1968.

The speech, which is sponsored by the HLS Saturday School Program, will begin at 5 p.m. in Hauser 104 and is free and open to the public. For those unable to attend, the talk will be webcast live.

Marshall has a masters degree from Harvard and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She was appointed an associate justice on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1996 and has served as chief justice since 1999.

Established in 1988 by Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree Jr., Saturday School provides a forum for students to engage in constructive dialogue with professors, legal practitioners, elected officials, judges, and others.

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