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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

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

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Liberty/Equality: The View from Roe’s 40th and Lawrence’s 10th Anniversaries
January 18-19, 2013
UCLA School of Law

The American Constitution Society, the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, the Yale Information Society Project, and the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice announce the upcoming co-sponsored conference, Liberty/Equality: The View from Roe’s 40th and Lawrence’s 10th Anniversaries, to take place January 18-19, 2013, at the UCLA School of Law.  (Information about registration is available here.)  This conference is the fourth in a series of academic events in the Constitution in 2020 project.

As we commemorate the anniversaries of two landmark Supreme Court decisions, Roe and Lawrence, the conference will bring together leading experts on gender and sexuality to analyze the past, situate current conflicts, and contemplate the future.

During the next week and a half, participants in the conference will be posting commentary here on Balkinization.

The tentative conference schedule includes the following panels and speakers:


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


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