Welcome to RebLaw 2020

Welcome to the Rebellious Lawyering Conference!

RebLaw is the largest student-run public interest conference in the United States. The 2020 conference will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 15 at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut.

Registration is open here!

Panel topics include:
  • Probation and Parole Reform in the Fight Against Mass Incarceration
  • Youth Dissenters and Activists on the Rights and Realities of the Next Generation
  • “Plenary Power”–Perspectives from Indian Law, Territories, and Immigration
  • The Collective Action Problem in Environmental Justice: Refocusing on Corporate Unaccountability and Collectivism
  • Healthcare Reform and Increasing Access for Marginalized Communities
  • Decarceration, Abolition, and Liberation: We Don’t Need Police in Reproductive Justice!
  • Black, Palestinian, and Indigenous Movement Lawyering
  • Systemic Violence, Forced Labor, and Rights Abuses in Animal Agriculture
  • Ending Solitary Confinement in America
  • Crimmigration
and many more!

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About RebLaw

Every year the conference brings together practitioners, law students, and community activists from around the country to discuss innovative, progressive approaches to law and social change. The conference, grounded in the spirit of Gerald Lopez’s Rebellious Lawyering, seeks to build a community of law students, practitioners, and activists seeking to work in the service of social change movements and to challenge hierarchies of race, wealth, gender, and expertise within legal practice and education.

Yale Law School is wheelchair accessible. ASL Interpretation will be provided for select panels, and for others if requested with reasonable advance notice. Please note any access needs or other accommodation requests when you register.

Address to RebLaw 25 from Mumia Abu-Jamal