Symposium

JGSPL Symposium 2017

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Program Agenda

 

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Registration and light breakfast

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

  • Noma Ndlovu, Vol. 25 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
  • Lisa A. Clark, Vol. 26 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
  • Tiffany Reid-Collazo, Vol. 25 Symposium Editor, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
  • Camille Nelson, Dean, American University Washington College of Law

10:30 AM– 12:00 PM

Panel I: The Role of the Lawyer in Social Justice Movements

  • Khiara Bridges, Professor, Boston University School of Law
  • Dorcas Gilmore, Principal Attorney, Gilmore Khandhar, LLC, and Co-Founder, Baltimore Activating Solidarity Economies (BASE)
  • Justin Hansford, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Sunita Patel, Practitioner-in-Residence, Civil Advocacy Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
  • Moderator: Llezlie Green Coleman, Associate Professor, American University Washington College of Law

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Keynote Address

Paul Butler, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

2:00 – 2:15 PM

Break

2:15 – 3:45 PM

Panel II: Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

  • Darren Hutchinson, Professor and Stephen C. O’Connell Chair, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Ashley Nellis, Senior Research Analyst, The Sentencing Project
  • Shubra Ohri, Associate, People’s Law Office
  • Nicholas Peart, Plaintiff, Floyd v. City of New York
  • Michael Pinard, Francis & Harriet Iglehart Professor of Law and Co-Director, Clinical Law Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Moderator: Angela Davis, Professor, American University Washington College of Law

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Workshop: Remedies for Resistance

Facilitators:

  • Tiffany R. Simmons, Esq., Lecturer, American University and Howard University;
  • Bahiyyah Mohammad, Assistant Professor, Howard University;
  • Kasandra Dodd, Supervisory Social Worker, District of Columbia Children & Family Services Agency; and
  • Tarrick McGuire, Sergeant, City of Arlington Police Department, Texas, and Fellow, International Association of the Chiefs of Police

5:00 – 5:05 p.m.

Closing Remarks

5:05 – 7:00 p.m.

Reception

JGSPL Symposium 2017 – Call for Papers on Critical Race Theory

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