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“Current Topics in Civil Rights”

March 31, 2023


For our Spring 2023 symposium, we chose to explore current topics in civil rights across three professional panels. Thank you to Mission BBQ for catering the event!

9:00 a.m. – Federal Enforcement of Civil Rights
Featuring David Knight, Karen Woodard, and Samantha Trepel from the Department of Justice. This panel will be moderated by our very own Professor Wagstaff.

10:00 a.m. – Welch v. United States: A Case Study
Featuring Amir Ali from the MacArthur Center for Justice, Michael Dreeben from O’Melveny & Myers, and special guest petitioner Greg Welch.

11:00 a.m. – Comparing Models for Change in the Criminal Justice System
Featuring Katie Ali and Liz Lockwood from Ali Lockwood, Alexa Milton from Relman Colfax, and Sam Weiss and Oren Nimni from Rights Behind Bars.

12:00 p.m. – Lunch


Previous Symposia

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