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Law Review Symposium: Legal Strategies for an Emerging Civil Rights Movement

Thursday, April 7, 2016  
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Symposium Invite

On April 7, 2016, the UDC Law Review hosted its annual symposium at UDC David A. Clarke School of Law. This year's symposium, Legal Strategies for an Emerging Civil Rights Movement,  explored new legal  frameworks, strategies and techniques for advancing today’s emerging civil rights movement.You can watch videos and view photos of the panels and speakers below. Explore the program, presenter bios, and paper abstracts in the Program Booklet (pdf).

Symposium Videos

From the Protest Movements of the 1960s to a Coordinated Civil Rights Movement
Movement Lawyering with Justin Hansford

Black Lives Matter, Today’s Movement
Black Lives Matter of Tomorrow
Keynote: Roy Austin

Symposium Photos

Natasha Bennett Matthew Kaplan
Natasha Bennett, Law Review Editor-in-Chief, and Matthew Kaplan, Symposium Editor, welcome guests to the Symposium.
Dean Shelley Broderick  First Panel
At left, Dean Shelley Broderick welcomes guests. At right, Panel 1 speakers Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Wade Henderson, Philip Lee and John Brittain.
Wade Henderson speaking Justin Hansford
At left, Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Wade Henderson and Philip Lee. At right, speaker Justin Hansford.
Panel 2 Panel 2
Above, Panel 2 speakers Norrinda Brown Hayat, Seema Sadanandan, Brandon Craig, Gadeir Abbas, and Amanda Alexander.
Panel 3 Jonathan Smith
At left, Panel 3 speakers Marbre Stahly-Butts, Purvi Shah, Iman Freeman, and Jonathan Smith. At right, Jonathan Smith introducing Roy Austin.
Keynote Speaker Roy Austin
Above, Keynote speaker Roy Austin, Deputy Assistant to the President for the Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity in the White House, Domestic Policy Council.
Kaplan and Bennett present certificate to Wade Henderson Bennett presents certificate to Prof Reuben-Cooke
At left, Kaplan and Bennett present a certificate to Wade Henderson. At right, Bennett presents a certificate to Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke.
Law Review staff with Justin Hansford Kaplan and Bennett present certificate to Prof Lee
At left, Law Review Board members with Justin Hansford. At right, Bennett and Kaplan present a certificate to Phil Lee.
Prof Lee and Keya Duncan Law Review Board and Editorial Staff
At left, Phil Lee and Keya Duncan. At right, Law Review Editorial Board and staff.

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No Classes/University Closed (Veterans' Day Holiday)

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