Legal Forum Symposium: The Civil Rights Act at 50

Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
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

Reception

3:00-5:00 pm, Green Lounge