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Clarence Thomas to deliver lecture at University of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 30, 2012) — Clarence Thomas, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will deliver the 13th Roy R. and Virginia F. Ray Lecture to the University of Kentucky College of Law on Thursday, April 5.

UK College of Law Dean David A. Brennen will moderate a conversation among Thomas, American Bar Association President William T. (Bill) Robinson III (UK Law Class of 1971) and UK Law Professor Stephen Clowney. Robinson and Clowney will explore various aspects of Thomas’ life experiences, influences on his decision-making process as a member of the Supreme Court, and, generally, how the Court has evolved during his service over the past two decades.

The conversation will draw upon Thomas’ 2007 autobiography,  “My Grandfather’s Son: A Memoir.” The Ray Lecture, established in 1977, has featured outstanding jurists and public officials, including the Hon. Ilana Rovner, Abner Mikva, Guido Calabresi and, most recently, William F. Coleman, Jr. The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in Memorial Hall on the UK campus.A limited number of seats are available to the public, and pre-registration is required. Video and audio recording will not be permitted inside the auditorium.

To register, please visithttp://lars.law.uky.edu/registration.