Legal Forum Symposium: The Civil Rights Act at 50

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Room V, with the Keynote Address in Room II

The University of Chicago Legal Forum is proud to present the 2013 Symposium, "The Civil Rights Act at 50." 

Panel One: Uncovering and Responding to Workplace Discrimination 

9:00-10:15 am, Room V

  • Samuel Bagenstos–Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
  • Michael Zimmer–Professor of Law, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
  • Devon Carbado–The Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • Paul Frymer–Associate Professor, Princeton University

Panel Two: Evolving Paradigms for Ensuring Access to Education

10:30-11:45 am, Room V

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin–Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Consitutional Law, Harvard Law School
  • Norma V. Cantu– Professor of Education; Professor of Law, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • Nicole Stelle Garnett–Professor of Law, Univeristy of Notre Dame Law School
  • Myron Orfield Jr.–Professor of Law; Director, Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, University of Minnesota Law School

Keynote Address

12:15 pm

  • Nina Perales, Vice-President of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Lunch provided

Panel Three: Judicial Frameworks and the Scope of the Civil Rights Act

1:45-3:00 pm, Room V

  • Elizabeth Glazer–Associate Professor of Law, Hofstra Law School
  • Michael Morley–Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Cheryl Harris–Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Professor in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law
  • Bertall Ross–Assistant Professor of Law, Berkeley Law School


3:00-5:00 pm, Green Lounge