Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Drake Law Symposium: Constitutionalism & the Poor

This year's topic of Drake University Law School Annual Constitutional Law Center Symposium is Constitutionalism and the Poor and it will be held April 14, 2012. 

Here's the line-up:

  Symposium12-niceJulie9:00 a.m.   Keynote Address:  "Dandridge v. Williams Redux: A Look Back From the 21st Century"? - Peter Edelman, Professor of Law, and Faculty Director of the Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center

9:45 a.m.   “Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue: How the Government’s Unconstitutional Actions Harm the Poor” - Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief of Cato Supreme Court Review at the CATO Institute
Symposium12-powellJohn10:30 a.m.   “Whither the Canaries?” - Julie Nice (pictured left) Herbst Foundation Professor of Law at University of San Francisco School of Law

11:00 a.m.   “Constitutional Essentials” - Frank Michelman, Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School

11:30 a.m.  “Implicit Bias: Structural Racialization and a New Constitution”  - john powell (pictured right) Director, Haas Diversity Research Center and Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion, University of California, Berkeley
12:00 p.m.  “State Constitutions and Poverty” - James Gardner, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Joseph W. Belluck and Laura L. Aswad SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil Justice at SUNY Buffalo Law School, State University of New York


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