Thursday, January 10, 2013

Conference: "Liberty/Equality: The View from Roe’s 40th and Lawrence’s 10th Anniversaries"

Readers may be interested in this upcoming conference at UCLA School of Law: Liberty/Equality: The View from Roe’s 40th and Lawrence’s 10th Anniversaries, January 18-19, 2013. The conference is part of the Constitution in 2020 project and is co-sponsored by the American Constitutional Society, UCLA School of Law, the Williams Institute, the Yale Information Society Project, and the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice.

The tentative schedule includes several legal historians:
Friday, January 18

Panel I – Sexual Freedom, 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
·         Reva Siegel, Yale Law School (moderator)
·         Katherine Franke, Columbia Law School
·         Nan Hunter, Georgetown Law Center/Williams Institute
·         Kristin Luker, University of California, Berkeley
·         Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law
Panel II – Constitutional Frameworks, 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
·         Dawn Johnsen, University of Indiana Maurer School of Law (moderator)
·         Jack Balkin, Yale Law School
·         Matt Coles, Equality Project, ACLU
·         Neil Siegel, Duke University School of Law
·         Reva Siegel, Yale Law School
·         Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School
Panel III – Social Movements, 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
·         Jon Davidson, Lambda Legal (moderator)
·         Cary Franklin, University of Texas School of Law
·         Linda Greenhouse, Yale Law School
·         Douglas NeJaime, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
·         Priscilla Ocen, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Panel IV – Religious Liberty/Conscience, 4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
·         David Cruz, USC Gould School of Law (moderator)
·         William Eskridge, Yale Law School
·         Louise Melling, Liberty Project, ACLU
·         Jennifer Pizer, Lambda Legal
·         Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
Saturday, January 19

Panel V – Families, 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
·         Kim Buchanan, USC Gould School of Law (moderator)
·         Ariela Dubler, Columbia Law School
·         Melissa Murray, Berkeley Law
·         Nancy Polikoff, American University Washington College of Law
·         Kenji Yoshino, NYU School of Law
Panel VI – Information, 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
·         Jack Balkin, Yale Law School (moderator)
·         Gary Gates, Williams Institute
·         Maya Manian, University of San Francisco School of Law
·         Ilan Meyer, Williams Institute
·         Alice Miller, Yale Law School 
·         Robert Post, Yale Law School

In advance of the conference, participants will also be posting commentary here, at Balkinization.  Follow the link to register.