Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
F. Michael Higginbotham
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton
Drew S. Days III
Dean Anthony T. Kronman
Cynthia D. Johnson, Co-Chair
Reshma M. Saujani, Co-Chair
Riva Khoshaba, Publicity
Heather Lewis, Fundraising
Becky Monroe, Symposium
Damara Griffth, Onsite Registration
The Black Law Students Association of
Yale Law School
Race, Values, & the
Criminal Justice System
panel will explore the intersection of criminal and civil right
law in such issues as racial profiling, minority overrepresentation,
and police brutality.
Values, Gender, & Sexuality
and gender are two modes of analysis that have altered how the
law is conceptualized. This panel will examine issues raised when
these paradigms "intersect.
Values, & the Judiciary
presence of blacks in the judiciary has changed the way law and
justice making are conceptualized. Yet, potential black jurists
continue to face challenges in the nomination and confirmation
process. What is the role of diversity in the American judiciary?
How does such diversity affect the administration of justice?
Values, & Democracy
panel will explore how does race and racism challenge our conception
of democracy at home and abroad
Values, & the Academy
faculty to pedagogy, from methodology to curriculum, this panel
will discuss challenges that African Americans continue to face
in higher education.