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Stacy Leeds' Talk Postponed. New Time and Date to follow.

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Stacy Leeds
Cherokee Nation
101 Miller Learning Center, University of Georgia

Title: "CHEROKEE JUSTICE: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

Stacy Leeds is a former justice on the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court. From 2011-2018, Leeds served as the dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law and was the first native woman to serve as dean of a law school in the United States.

She is a recipient of the American Bar Association's Spirit of Excellence Award and an elected member of the American Law Institute. She is a former Alphonse Fletcher, Sr. Fellow affiliated with the W.E.B. DuBois Institute (now Hutchins Center) at Harvard University and a former Sequoyah Fellow at Northeastern State University.

Leeds is well-known for national and local public service. She was the first woman to serve as a Cherokee Nation Supreme Court Justice and she has served as a judge for many tribal judiciaries.

This event is sponsored by The Institute of Native American Studies. It is free and open to the public.

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