The news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer left the nation reeling Friday. Last October, she spoke at Berkeley Law. Watch a recording of the event here.
Everyone needs a good lawyer. But Shylock, one of Shakespeare’s most historically fraught villains, is a special case. On Sunday, Berkeley Law takes over the Freight to give the old usurer another shot at justice.
The denaming, prompted by the discovery of the 19th-century attorney’s racist writings, is the first time a Cal facility’s name has been eliminated due to its namesake’s character or actions.