Announcing JLR’s Fall 2018 Symposium: “Alt-Association: The Role of Law in Combatting Extremism”

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is pleased to announce that its Fall 2018 Symposium, “Alt-Association: The Role of Law in Combatting Extremism” will take place on November 17, 2018, with a spring-board conversation on Monday November 12, and a introductory talk on Countering Extremist Violence on Friday, November 16 with panel participant Prof. Khaled Beydoun.

All events will be held at the University of Michigan Law School
Hutchins Hall — 625 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
South Hall — 701 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(The two buildings are across the street from each other, separated by Monroe Street.) 

Pre-Symposium Conversation & Presentation

Monday, November 12, 2018
Springboard Conversation
11:55 AM – 12:55 PM | Hutchins B60A (Robert B. Aikens Lower Commons Skadden Study)

  • Stephanie Sanders, Lecturer & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Ford School of Public Policy
  • Nora Krinitsky, Michigan Mellon Fellow, LSA History of Art

Please join us for a conversation focusing on the intersections of race, creed, orientation, politics, identity, and labeling in the study and impact of “extremism.” We will also examine the assumptions, premises, problems, feelings, and conclusions generated by the Symposium panel prompts: (1) what is “extremism” and (2) how can the law combat it? Concepts and comments from this session will be provided to JLR‘s Symposium panelists and moderators for incorporation into the events on Nov. 17th.

Friday, November 16, 2018
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Grant Discussion
10:00 – 11:30 AM | Hutchins 116

Symposium speaker Professor Khaled Beydoun will give a 20 minute presentation on Countering Violent Extremism grants and their impact on immigrant and Muslim communities, followed by Q&A.

Symposium Schedule

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Registration & Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 AM | South Hall

Introduction & Alt-Association 101
9:00 – 10:00 AM | South Hall 1025

Defining Extremism
10:15 – 11:30 AM | South Hall 1225

  • David Dinielli, Deputy Legal Director, LGBTQ Rights and Special Litigation, Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Yazier Henry, Lecturer in Public Policy, Ford School of Public Policy
  • Rana Elmir, Deputy Director, ACLU of Michigan
  • Javed Ali, Towsley Policymaker in Residence, Ford School of Public Policy
  • Moderator: Don Herzog, Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

Lunch & Keynote Address
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM | South Hall 1225

  • Speaker: Sammy Rangel, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Life After Hate

The Role of Law in Responding to Extremism
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM | South Hall 1225

  • George Selim, Senior Vice President, Programs, Anti-Defamation League
  • Kimberly Buddin-Crawford, Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan
  • Khaled Beydoun, Associate Professor, University of Detroit Mercy Law School
  • Alex Kirshner, Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University
  • Phyllis Gerstenfeld, Professor of Criminal Justice, California State University, Stanislaus
  • Moderator: Len Niehoff, Professor from Practice, University of Michigan Law School

Design Jam: Combating Extremism in Our Communities
2:30 – 5:30 PM | Robert B. Aikens Lower Commons

Reception
5:30 – 6:30 PM | Robert B. Aikens Lower Commons

Post-Symposium Debrief Conversation 

Monday, November 19, 2018
Debrief Conversation
11:50 AM – 12:50 PM | Hutchins B60A (Robert B. Aikens Lower Commons Skadden Study)

 

More information on the speakers, and the location of the events, may be found on the Symposium’s website 

For more information, comments, or questions, please contact the Symposium office at JLRSymposium52@umich.edu

Announcing JLR’s 2018 Symposium: “Changing Winds: Environmental Regulation in the Trump Administration”

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is pleased to announce that its 2018 Symposium, “Changing Winds: Environmental Regulation in the Trump Administration,” will take place on February 10, 2018 in Michigan Law School’s South Hall, 625 South State St., Ann Arbor, MI.

The Symposium will run from approximately 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. and will feature the following panels and panelists:

Environmental Federalism: Erin Ryan, Erum Sattar, Justin Fisch.

Environmental Regulation and Real Business Cycles: Matthew Miller, Ed Hirs, Andrew Weissman.

Climate Change in the Trump Age: Elizabeth Geltman, Gabriel Tabak.

The 2018 Symposium’s Key Note Address will be delivered by Robert Billot of Taft Stettinius & Hollister.

A detailed schedule of the 2018 Symposium may be found here.

For more information on the Symposium, please contact Brendan Harvey, Managing Symposium Editor, at harveybr@umich.edu.

Announcing JLR’s 2017 Symposium: “Stemming the Breach: Cybersecurity Reform for the 21st Century”

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is pleased to announce that its 2017 Symposium, “Stemming the Breach: Cybersecurity Reform for the 21st Century,” will take place on February 11, 2017 in Michigan Law School’s South Hall, 625 South State St. Ann Arbor, MI.

The 2017 Symposium will run from approximately 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. and will feature the following panels and panelists:

Civil Liberties: featuring Marcy Wheeler, G.S. Hans, and Harley Geiger

Corporations: featuring Scott Shackelford, Ari Schwartz, and Alan Butler

National Security: featuring Harvey Rishikof, Cindy Cohn, and Ahmed Ghappour

The 2017 Symposium’s Key Note Address will be delivered by Former Congressman Mike Rogers

RSVP

A detailed schedule of the 2017 Symposium may be found here.

For more information on the Symposium, please contact Peri Tenenbaum, Managing Symposium Editor, at perilten@umich.edu.

JLR to publish five articles in 2016 symposium issue

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is proud to be publishing five articles written in conjunction with its 2016 Symposium, “At a Crossroads: The Future of the Death Penalty,” in the fourth issue of JLR‘s Volume 49. This issue will be in print during summer 2016.

  • The Firing Squad as “A Known and Available Alternative Method of Execution” Post-Glossip
    • Deborah W. Denno, Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law and Director, Neuroscience and Law Center, Fordham University School of Law
  • Retention and Reform in Japanese Capital Punishment
    • David T. Johnson, Professor of Sociology and Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • A Legal Obituary for Ramiro
    • Sheri Lynn Johnson, Associate Dean for Public Engagement and the James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
  • Transparency and Comparative Executive Clemency: Global Lessons for Pardon Reform in the United States
    • Andrew Novak, Adjunct Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society, George Mason University
  • The Incremental Retributive Impact of a Death Sentence over Life Without Parole
    • Michael L. Radelet, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder

The 2016 Symposium will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2016, and will run from approximately 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. For more information on the Symposium, please contact Lauren DesRosiers, Managing Symposium Editor, at lmdesros@umich.edu.

2016 Symposium Topic

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is excited to announce that its 2016 Symposium will be in the area of Capital Punishment Reform. The symposium will take place in February, 2016 at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

For more information about the 2016 JLR Symposium, please contact Lauren DesRosiers, Managing Symposium Editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform, at lmdesros@umich.edu.

2015 Symposium Video Links

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform hosted its Symposium, Immigration Reform at 50. Please find below links to video of the four panels, opening remarks, and keynote address. Enjoy!

Opening Remarks by Dan Tichenor

Panel 1: Executive Action and Inaction: Social Movement Successes and Failure

Panel 2: Crimmigration: The Conflation of Immigration Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Keynote Address by Lucas Guttentag

Panel 3: States, Localities, and Immigration (Non)enforcement

Panel 4: Immigration’s Humanitarian Crises and Responses

MJLR Symposium Live Stream

The Journal of Law Reform is excited to announce that the 2015 Symposium, Immigration Reform at 50, will be live streaming online all day on Saturday, February 7th, 2015.

Click the link below to be directed to the live streaming site.

http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/qesep

Schedule of Events:

8:00AM: Registration and breakfast

8:30AM: Opening Remarks by Kate Aufses, Managing Symposium Editor of the Journal of Law Reform, and Margo Schlanger, Professor of Law, Michigan Law School

9:00AM: Opening Remarks by Daniel Tichenor, Philip H. Knight Chair of Social Science at the University of Oregon

9:15AM – 10:45AM: Executive Action and Inaction: Social Movement Successes and Failure

Panelists:
Gabriel “Jack” Chin, UC Davis School of Law
Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Santa Clara University School of Law
Steve Legomsky, Washington University School of Law
Daniel Tichenor, University of Oregon
Moderator: Kate Andrias, Michigan Law School

11:00AM – 12:30PM: Crimmigration: The Conflation of Immigration Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Panelists:
Michael Kagan, UNLV School of Law
Kevin Johnson, Dean, UC Davis School of Law
Phil Torrey, Harvard Law School
Ingrid Eagly, UCLA School of Law
Michael Wishnie, Yale Law School
Moderator: Margo Schlanger, Michigan Law School
12:30PM – 1:30PM: Lunch and Keynote Address by Lucas Guttentag

1:45PM – 3:15PM: States, Localities, and Immigration (Non)enforcement

Panelists:
Rick Su, SUNY Buffalo Law School
Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law
Margaret Hu, Washington & Lee School of Law
John Sandweg, Frontier Solutions
Moderator: Nicholas Bagley, Michigan Law School

3:30PM – 4:45PM: Immigration’s Humanitarian Crises and Responses

Panelists:
Deborah Anker, Harvard Law School
Sabi Ardalan, Harvard Law School
Fernando Chang-Muy, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Melissa Crow, American Immigration Council
Howard Chang, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Lee Gelernt, American Civil Liberties Union
Moderator: Kristina Daugirdas, Michigan Law School
5:00PM – 5:15PM: Closing Remarks by Stephen Legomsky, Washington University Law School

5:15PM: Reception in Jeffries Lounge, South Hall, Michigan Law School

JLR to publish five articles in 2015 symposium issue

The Michigan Journal of Law Reform is proud to be publishing five articles written in conjunction with its 2015 Symposium, “Immigration Reform at 50,” in the fourth issue of JLR‘s Volume 48.  This issue of the Journal will be in print in summer-fall 2015.

  • Access to Justice for Asylum Seekers: Developing an Effective Model of Holistic Asylum Representation
    • Sabrineh Ardalan, Assistant Director, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Harvard Law School
  • Racial Profiling in the “War on Drugs” Meets the Immigration Removal Process: The Case of Moncrieffe v. Holder
    • Kevin Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, University of California Davis School of Law
  • Immigrant Victims, Immigrant Accusers
    • Michael Kagan, Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Elusive Reform: The Policy and Partisan Origins of Contemporary Gridlock
    • Daniel J. Tichenor, Department of Political Science, University of Oregon
  • Rethinking Immigration’s Mandatory Detention Regime: Politics, Profit, and the Meaning of “Custody”
    • Philip Torrey, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Clinical Instructor, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program; Supervising Attorney, Harvard Immigration Project

The 2015 Symposium will take place at the University of Michigan Law School on Saturday, February 7th 2015 and will run from 8:30am to 5:30pm.  For more information on the symposium, please contact Kate Aufses, Managing Symposium Editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform, at kwaufses@umich.edu, or visit the JLR Symposium Website.