September 12, 2023

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Central Time

The Federal Courts and Puerto Rico: A Catalyst of Institutional and Social Change

Vanderbilt Law School

Gustavo Gelpí, a circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, will discuss how federal courts in Puerto Rico have impacted various aspects of institutional and social importance on the Island. Mr. Gelpí is the second judge of Hispanic origin to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the second judge from Puerto Rico ever to sit on the First Circuit. He served as magistrate judge, district judge, and chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico before his appointment to the First Circuit in October 2021.

This event is supported by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community and will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, from 12:30PM-1:30PM at Flynn Auditorium.

Lunch will be served.