Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Division
Saturday, 9/29/2007 9:00 AM (EST)
Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice: "Law Enforcement Role of the Civil Rights Division, Past & Future"
Please Click on the name of each segment to view the corresponding webcast.
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction(above)
Stephen Pollak- Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
School Segregation in Alabama: Lee v. Macon County Board of Education
Brian K. Landsberg- Professor, McGeorge School of Law
Jack Bass- Author and Journalist
Pauline A. Miller- Special Litigation Counsel, Educational Opportunities Section, Civil Rights Division
Dennis Parker- Director, ACLU Racial Justice Program
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Voter Registration and the Path to the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Charles R. Nesson- William F. Weld Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
John Doar- Senior Counsel, Doar, Rieck, Kaley & Mack
Charles F. McDew- Founder, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
John Seigenthaler- Special Assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
The Civil Rights Division: Then and Now
Jack Nelson- former Washington Bureau Chief, The Los Angeles Times
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Looking to the Future of Federal Civil Rights Enforcement
Samuel R. Bagenstos- Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Washington University Law School
Julie A. Fernandes- Senior Policy Analyst and Special Counsel, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Vicki Schultz- Professor, Yale Law School
Mark Tushnet- Professor, Harvard Law School
Sherrilyn Ifill- Professor, University of Maryland School of Law (moderator)
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Louis F. Oberdorfer- Judge, U.S. District Court for the District
This event is sponsored by Georgetown Law and the Civil Rights Division Association (CRDA). The CRDA, composed of former and current employees of the Civil Rights Division, is a nonprofit organization that seeks to further the mission of the Civil Rights Division through scholarship, recognition and fellowship.