• 2014 Symposium

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


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