RebLaw 2015 Schedule

This year's Reblaw Conference will be held on Friday February 20 and Saturday February 21, 2015. A tentative conference schedule is below, subject to change.

Friday, February 20, 2015

2:00-7:00

Registration

3:00-4:30

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 under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act
  • Three Perspectives on Transgender Activism and Legal Advocacy
  • Who Needs the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)?
  • Young Lawyers Improving the Food System

4:30-5:15

Happy Hour (Dining Hall)

5:15-6:45

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, Transnationally
  • Native Peacemaking

7:00-8:00

Keynote Address by Vincent Warren

Saturday, February 21, 2015

8:30-10:00

Dining Hall open for breakfast, informal mentorship chats

10:00-11:30

Session III

  • Progressive Workplace Policies
  • 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

11:45-1:15

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Session IV

  • Feminist Legal 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 in the Public Interest
  • Sometimes Ignored: Women and Mass Incarceration

3:15-4:45

Session V

  • Cognition and Criminality: Sociolegal Implications of Neuroscience
  • The Criminalization of Homelessness: Politics, Consequences, and Local Responses
  • Medical-Legal Partnerships
  • Police Brutality, Race & Community
  • Wage Justice for Low-wage Immigrant Workers

5:00-6:00

Keynote Address by Sujatha Baliga

For the 2014 RebLaw Conference schedule, click here.