The topic for the 2013 Symposium will be "The Civil Rights Act at 50 Years".

The Symposium will take place on November 8, 2013 at the University of Chicago Law School.

The Legal Forum would like to thank all the individuals listed below for their participation in the Symposium.

Meet the Panelists

Schedule of Events

Panel One: Uncovering and Responding to Workplace Discrimination

9:00-10:15 am, Room V

  • Samuel Bagenstos–Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
  • Michael Zimmer–Professor of Law, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
  • Devon Carbado–The Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • Paul Frymer–Associate Professor, Princeton University

Panel Two: Evolving Paradigms for Ensuring Access to Education

10:30-11:45 am, Room V

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin–Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School
  • Norma V. Cantu– Professor of Education; Professor of Law, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • Nicole Stelle Garnett–Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Myron Orfield Jr.–Professor of Law; Director, Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, University of Minnesota Law School

Keynote Address

12:15 pm, Room II

  • Nina Perales, Vice President of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • Lunch provided

Panel Three: Judicial Frameworks and the Scope of the Civil Rights Act

1:45-3:00 pm, Room V

  • Elizabeth Glazer–Associate Professor of Law, Hofstra Law School
  • Michael Morley–Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Cheryl Harris–Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Professor in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law
  • Bertall Ross–Assistant Professor of Law, Berkeley Law School


3:00-5:00 pm, Green Lounge