Symposium: The Civil Rights Act at Fifty

The Civil Rights Act at Fifty



Friday,  January 24, 2014

5:00 p.m.
The History of the Civil Rights Act

Clayborne Carson, Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
William B. Gould IV, Stanford Law School
George Rutherglen, University of Virginia School of Law
Moderator: Ralph Richard Banks, Stanford Law School

6:30 p.m.

Eva Paterson, Equal Justice Society


Saturday,  January 25, 2014

9:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m. - Room 290
The State of Title VII

Charlotte Alexander, Georgia State University College of Law
Zev Eigen, Northwestern University School of Law
Tristin Green, University of San Francisco School of Law
Camille Gear Rich, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Moderator: Norman Spaulding, Stanford Law School

10:45 a.m.
Civil Rights: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality

Mary Anne Case, University of Chicago Law School
Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Greg Nevins, Lambda Legal
Moderator: Deborah Rhode, Stanford Law School

12:00 noon
Lunch: How to Litigate the Civil Rights Act
Liza Cristol-Deman, Brancart & Brancart
John Relman, Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC

1:30 p.m.
What Rights?
Sam Bagenstos, University of Michigan Law School
Richard Epstein, New York University School of Law
Richard Ford, Stanford Law School
Moderator: Mark Kelman, Stanford Law School

2:45 p.m.
The Changing Tides of the Enforcement of the Civil Rights Act
Olatunde Johnson, Columbia Law School
Sandra Sperino, University of Cincinnati College of Law
Suja Thomas, University of Illinois College of Law
Moderator: David Freeman Engstrom, Stanford Law School

4:00 p.m.
Closing Reception


Past Symposia

2012 — The Privacy Paradox: Privacy and Its Conflicting Values
2011 — The Future of Patents: Bilski and Beyond

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SLR in the News

The Economist mentions Urska Velikonja's forthcoming article Public Compensation for Private Harm in the cover article of its August 30 issue.

The Economist writes a column on Stephen Bainbridge's and Todd Henderson's article Boards-R-Us.

SCOTUSBlog cites Eric Hansford's Volume 63 note Measuring the Effects of Specialization with Circuit Split Resolutions in one of its Academic Highlight blog posts.

The Atlantic and The National Journal cite Jeffrey Rosen's SLR Online article The Right to Be Forgotten.

WSJ MoneyBeat writes a column about Urska Velikonja's forthcoming article Public Compensation for Private Harm.

Education Law Prof Blog discusses Joshua Weishart's article Transcending Equality Versus Adequacy.

The D.C. Circuit cites Statutory Interpretation from the Inside in Loving v. IRS (PDF).

Constitutional Law Prof Blog discusses Toby Heytens's article Reassignment.

Justice Scalia cites Beyond DOMA: Choice of State Law in Federal Statutes in his dissent in Windsor.

The New York Times mentions The Right to Be Forgotten in an article and its 6th Floor Blog.

Slate references The Drone as a Privay Catalyst.

The Atlantic cites Shireen A. Barday's article, Punitive Damages, Remunerated Research, and the Legal Profession.

The Ninth Circuit cites The Dead Past in Doe v. Reed (PDF).

The U.S. Supreme Court cites Life After Bilski in a unanimous decision in Prometheus Laboratories (PDF).


The Civil Rights Act at Fifty
January 24-25, 2014

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