RebLaw 2015 Schedule

This year's Reblaw Conference will be held on Friday February 20 and Saturday February 21, 2015.

Friday, February 20, 2015




Session I

  • The Fight Against Mass Incarceration
  • In the Wake of an Immigration “Crisis:” The Future of Legal Protections for Trafficking Victims and Unaccompanied Minors
  • Three Perspectives on Transgender Activism and Legal Advocacy
  • Who Needs the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)?
  • Young Lawyers Improving the Food System


Happy Hour (Dining Hall)


Session II

  • Barriers to Representation: Defending Out of Reach Clients
  • Beyond Boundaries: How Lawyers, Activists, and Communities Can Effectively Create Social Change Together
  • Defending Democracy: The Fight Against America’s Voter ID Laws
  • Domestic Violence Against Women – An Epidemic?
  • Native Peacemaking: A Traditional Approach to Conflict Resolution


Keynote Address by Vincent Warren

Saturday, February 21, 2015


Coffee Chats with Panelists (Dining Hall)


Session III

  • Work Less, Play More: Progressive Policies for the Workplace
  • The Residue Years: A Discussion of the War on Drugs and Literature with Mitchell S. Jackson
  • Selective Surveillance and Discriminatory Policing: The Impact of Novel Surveillance Technologies in the “War on Terror” and “War on Drugs”
  • Using Law to Occupy Wall Street
  • Waging a Battle for Immigrant Rights in the South




Session IV

  • Progressive Critiques of Family Law
  • Language Discrimination and Law Enforcement
  • Litigating in the Land of Lawlessness: Strategies for Litigating on Behalf of Farm Animals
  • Public Money for Public Interest
  • Women and Mass Incarceration


Session V

  • Cognition and Criminality: Sociolegal Implications of Neuroscience
  • The Criminalization of Homelessness: Politics, Consequences, and Local Responses
  • Breaking Down Social and Legal Barriers to Health: The Medical-Legal Partnership
  • Strategy Session: Reforming Policing Post-Ferguson
  • Wage Justice for Low-wage Immigrant Workers


Keynote Address by sujatha baliga