Indiana University Northwest Adjunct Professor of Minority Studies and former Gary mayor Richard G. Hatcher spent the week of Sept. 29 in Cambridge, Mass., where he served as a member of the faculty for the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop. Hatcher joined a team of individuals who are prominent in the legal field as they critiqued and advised Harvard law students who presented cases as part of Mock Trial Week.
The Trial Advocacy Workshop is hosted by Harvardís Criminal Justice Institute, the director of which is Harvard Professor of Law Ronald Sullivan. Sullivan is a native of Gary and a graduate of Roosevelt High School.
Hatcher graduated from the Institute of Politics at Harvardís Kennedy School of Government in 1989. In 1993, he was elected Chairman of the Alumni Executive Council of the Kennedy School of Government.