February 8, 2013
The Critical Race Theory conference convenes leading academic scholars, legal practitioners and community leaders to examine the ways in which critical race theory can be applied to scholarly work, legal practice, social justice advocacy and community based movements. Confirmed speakers include Devon Carbado, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Lani Guinier, Cheryl Harris, Tanya Hernandez, Charles Lawrence, and Gerald Torres.
February 15, 2013
Yale’s inaugural Global Business Ethics Conference will bring together leading academics, legal practitioners and businesspeople in an ideas-oriented discussion about ethics in the modern business world.
February 22, 2013
The Nineteenth Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference. The RebLaw Conference is an annual, student-run conference that brings together practitioners, law students, and community advocates from around the country to discuss innovative, progressive approaches to law and social change.
March 1, 2013
The Robert M. Cover Retreat brings together law students, academics and practitioners committed to public interest to share their experiences, network and reinvigorate their commitment to this important work.
March 2, 2013
The Location Tracking and Biometrics conference on March 2 and 3 will consider what comes next after last year’s Supreme Court decision in U.S. v. Jones
, about the constitutionality of GPS tracking of vehicles without a warrant. Judges, policymakers, practitioners, academics and other experts will discuss various forms of location tracking and the implications of biometric identification, and they’ll analyze Fourth Amendment issues raised by the High Court’s decision. Sponsored by the Information Society Project and the Thomson Reuters Initiative on Law and Technology.
March 2, 2013
This year’s New Directions in Environmental Law conference, The Power of Voice
, will examine what and who motivates change in environmental law and policy and how different actors pursue and achieve that change. keynote address will be delivered by Rolling Stone
Contributing Editor and environmental author Jeff Goodell. Panels and workshops will explore topics ranging from animal agriculture to hydraulic fracturing to human rights.
April 26, 2013
Although commitments to gender equality have become almost commonplace, the methods by which to achieve both formal and substantive gender equality are the subject of heated debate. This conference is designed to generate discussion about gender parity by examining comparative legal frameworks and theories of equality in a few specific contexts—such as the academy and the corporation—in which efforts are underway to address inequalities.