RebLaw 2015 Schedule

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

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
  • 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 Against Women – An Epidemic?
  • Native Peacemaking: A Traditional Approach to Conflict Resolution

7:00-8:00

Keynote Address by Vincent Warren

Saturday, February 21, 2015

9:00-10:00

Coffee Chats with Panelists (Dining Hall)

10:00-11:30

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

11:45-1:15

Lunch

1:30-3:00

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

3:15-4:45

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

5:00-6:00

Keynote Address by sujatha baliga