September 28, 2018

Center for Civil and Human Rights Conference

Event Details

Date & Time

Friday, Sep 28 - All Day


Department

Center for Civil & Human Rights


Location

Gonzaga University


Contact/Registration

Nicole Herrera


Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Diversity Inclusion
  • Global Impact

About This Event

The Center for Civil and Human Rights will host its launch event, an all-day conference, on September 28, 2018. We will bring together experts on social justice lawyering from across the country to speak about issues such as confronting bias in the criminal justice system, interdisciplinary avenues to justice, and the future of social justice lawyering. Space is limited, sign up now!

For full agenda and to register, visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/school-of-law/clinic-centers/center-for-civil-human-rights/cchr-conference-the-pursuit-of-justice

Presentations will include….

Keynote Addresses by:

  • Professor KENNETH MACK of Harvard Law School
  • The Honorable Justice MARY YU of the Washington Supreme Court

Panel: Confronting Bias in the Criminal Justice System

  • GABRIEL “JACK” CHIN of UC Davis School of Law
  • BROOKS HOLLAND of Gonzaga University School of Law Professor
  • NANCY LEONG of Denver University Sturm College of Law
  • SPEARIT of Gonzaga University School of Law

Panel: Interdisciplinary Avenues to Justice

  • LAURIE ARNOLD of Gonzaga Univ. Dept. of Native American Studies
  • ALEXES HARRIS of University of Washington Dept. of Sociology
  • JEFFREY OMARI of Gonzaga University School of Law
  • RACHEL SAFRAN of University of Washington School of Medicine
  • TIRIEN STEINBACH of East Bay Community Law Center

Panel: The Future of Social Justice Lawyering

  • ROBERT CHANG of Seattle University School of Law
  • JASON GILLMER of Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JUSTIN HANSFORD of Howard University School of Law Professor
  • JACQUELINE MCMURTRIE of University of Washington School of Law
  • CARLA PRATT, Dean of Washburn University School of Law

About the Center

The Center for Civil and Human Rights seeks to provide students, scholars, and community leaders with opportunities to explore and address issues relating to civil and human rights through research, education, and community engagement.