The prize, the school’s highest honor, goes to social justice advocates. Louisville native and journalist Bob Edwards will join Robinson at the event for an on-stage discussion on national issues.

Robinson’s schedule:

  • 10:30 a.m. – Wreath laying ceremony in the portico of the law school, a tradition upheld by Brandeis Award winners.
  • 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Open forum with law students in Room 275. Robinson will answer questions afterward.
  • 6 p.m. – Award ceremony begins, The Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway

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