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The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America

 

  • Civil Rights | Trends in Immigration Law & Policy
    November 20, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Trends in Immigration Law and Policy Welcome: Dean David F. Levi (Duke Law School) Moderator: Cristina Rodriguez (Yale Law School) Panel: Leisy Abrego (UCLA, Department of Chicana/o Studies), Jennifer Chacón (University of California, Irvine, School of Law), Alejandra Gomez (Living United for Change in Arizona – LUCHA), Marielena Hincapie (National Immigration Law Center), Robin Lenhardt (Fordham University School of Law), Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA School of Law) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Trends in Immigration Law & Policy
    November 20, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Trends in Immigration Law and Policy Welcome: Dean David F. Levi (Duke Law School) Moderator: Cristina Rodriguez (Yale Law School) Panel: Leisy Abrego (UCLA, Department of Chicana/o Studies), Jennifer Chacón (University of California, Irvine, School of Law), Alejandra Gomez (Living United for Change in Arizona – LUCHA), Marielena Hincapie (National Immigration Law Center), Robin Lenhardt (Fordham University School of Law), Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA School of Law) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Discrimination in Dating and the Consumer Markets
    November 20, 2015 - 16:00 Concurrent Panel (1 of 5) Moderator: Darrell A.H. Miller (Duke Law School)
    Ralph Richard Banks (Stanford Law School)
    Katharine T. Bartlett and Mitu Gulati (Duke Law School)
    Michael Selmi (George Washington University Law School)
    Sandra F. Sperino (University of Cincinnati College of Law) Recorded on November 20, 2015 Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Developments & Ongoing Challenges for LGBTQ Communities
    November 20, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Developments and Ongoing Challenges for LGTB Communities Moderator: Holning Lau (University of North Carolina School of Law) Panel: Bernadette Brown (Duke University, Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity), Chinyere Ezie (Southern Poverty Law Center), Holiday Simmons (Lambda Legal), Juan Session-Smalls & Gee Session-Smalls (Juan & Gee Enterprises) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Reflections on the Present & Future of Civil Rights Movements
    November 20, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Introduction: Trina Jones (Duke Law School) & Ana Apostoleris '16 (Duke Law School - Student) Plenary: Reflections on the Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements Moderator: Angela Onwuachi-Willig (University of Iowa College of Law) Panel: Walter E. Dellinger III (Duke Law School), Karla F. C. Holloway (Duke University, Department of English), Kevin Johnson (University of California Davis School of Law, Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall), Rachel F. Moran (UCLA School of Law), Madhavi Sunder (University of California Davis School of Law, Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall), and Theodore M. Shaw (University of North Carolina School of Law) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Race, Culture and Media
    November 21, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Race, Culture and Media Moderator: Mark Anthony Neal (Duke University, Department of African & African American Studies)
    Panel: Devon W. Carbado (UCLA School of Law), Tanisha C. Ford (Haute Couture Intellectualism, University of Massachusetts Amherst), Russell Robinson (University of California, Berkeley School of Law), Goldie Taylor (Editor-at-Large, The Daily Beast) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Closing Remarks, Guy-Uriel Charles
    November 21, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Remarks: Christine Kim '16, Guy-Uriel Charles (Duke Law School) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Race, Political Participation, & the Roberts Court
    November 21, 2015 - The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Race, Political Participation, and the Roberts Court Moderator: Kerry Haynie (Duke University, Department of Political Science) Panel: Ari Berman (The Nation), Richard Delgado (University of Alabama School of Law), Luis Ricardo Fraga (University of Notre Dame, Institute for Latino Studies), Pamela Karlan (Stanford Law School), Taeku Lee (University of California Berkeley Department of Political Science), Neil Siegel (Duke Law School) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.
  • Civil Rights | Criminal Justice Reform & Mass Incarceration
    November 21, 2015 - The Past and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America Plenary: Criminal Justice Reform and Mass Incarceration Moderator: Mario Barnes (University California, Irvine, School of Law) Panel: Daryl Atkinson (Southern Coalition for Social Justice), Devon W. Carbado (UCLA School of Law), Michael Pinard (University of Maryland School of Law) , Cheryl Harris (UCLA School of Law), Thena Robinson-Mock (Advancement Project) Duke Law's Center on Law, Race and Politics hosted a conference on November 20-21, 2015, bringing together scholars and experts to discuss civil rights. In 2014, the nation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Freedom Summer. In 2015, we recognized the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moving into the 21st century, America finds itself at the beginning of a new era defined by its own set of civil rights struggles. A shifting landscape requires the civil rights movements of the 21st century to shift in line with modern realities. “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” presented an opportunity for scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to engage with each other as they discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.

Sponsored by the Center on Law, Race and Politics, the conference brought together scholars, teachers, practitioners, and activists to discuss their unique perspectives on inequalities throughout different facets of modern America.

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