The CSI Legal Studies Institute Presents:
Fall 2022 Lecture
The People’s Constitution:
A Book Talk and Discussion with authors
John F. Kowal and Wilfred U. Codrington III
Wednesday, October 26
7:30-8:45 p.m., via Zoom
John F. Kowal, a former director of grantmaking initiatives at the Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundations, is vice president for programs at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, where he is responsible for coordinating and guiding the organization’s programs on democracy, justice, and liberty and national security. Kowal writes on issues of constitutional law and democracy reform. He is the co-author (with Wilfred U. Codrington III) of The People’s Constitution (The New Press). He lives in New York City.
Wilfred Codrington III is an assistant professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. His teaching and scholarship focus on constitutional law, election law, race, and antidiscrimination. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Law School, Codrington was an adjunct assistant professor of public service at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, an associate at DLA Piper, LLP, and a law clerk for Hon. Deborah A. Batts, U.S.D.J. A graduate of Brown University, the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, and Stanford Law School, he is the co-author (with John F. Kowal) of The People’s Constitution (The New Press). He lives in New York City.