Passing the Torch: An Event Celebrating the Life of James P. Turner (1930-2021), Model Career Civil Rights Division Attorney

May 13, 2022

Over his decades of service in the Civil Rights Division (Division), Jim Turner served as a model for generations of career Division attorneys, exemplifying commitment to justice, anti-discrimination, fairness, and access to full and equal citizenship. This event celebrates Jim’s life and allows some of those who served with him and followed in his path to share their thoughts on the key role of career staff in the nation’s premier civil rights enforcement program.

Updated May 13, 2022