RebLaw 2018 Schedule

The 2018 RebLaw Conference will be held on February 16 and February 17. 

*Please note this schedule may be subject to change* 

Registration, check-in, and t-shirt sales will be Friday (2/16) 1-6 PM and Saturday (2/17) 9 AM-2 PM

   

Note: (W) stands for interactive workshop

Friday, February 16th

Session 1 (2-3:30 PM)

  • Systemic Discrimination Against Indigenous Children: Reflections on Ongoing Issues
    within Canada and the United States
  • Beyond Impact Litigation: Queer & Trans Liberation Through Direct Service

  • (W) Progress to Where? An Ambitious Platform for the Left and the Future of America

  • (W) Trauma Stewardship for Rebellious Lawyering

Break (3:30-4 PM)

Session 2 (4-5:30 PM)

  • Rebellious Immigration Lawyering

  • Girls in the School to Prison Pipeline

  • The Morality of Risk Assessment and Preventative Detention as Means of Bail Reform

  • Litigating Charlottesville – Civil Rights, Litigation Strategies, and Organizational Differences

Friday Social Event (5:30-6:30 PM)

Opening Keynote - Sujatha Baliga (6:30-7:30 PM)

Identity Caucuses (7:45 - 9:10 PM)

 

Social Event at GPSCY (9PM-2AM)
 

Movie Screenings - We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice (9:15 PM - 12 AM)

Saturday, February 17th

Breakfast Plenary - Chineyere Ezie in conversation with Ashley Diamond (8:45-9:45 AM)

Break: (9:45 - 10:00)

Session 3 (10-11:30 AM)

  • Creative Advocacy for Reproductive Justice

  • Labor Organizing in the Age of Trump

  • Should Good People Be Good Prosecutors? Revisiting the Question in the Era of Both Sessions and Krasner

  • (W) Movement Work in Native America: NoDAPL

  • (W) Legal Praxis: A Resistance Toolkit

Lunch (11:30 AM-2:30 PM)

Breakout Sessions (12-1:30 PM)

  • (W) Trauma Stewardship for Rebellious Lawyering

  • (W) Legal Praxis: A Resistance Toolkit

  • (W) Artistry and Advocacy: Freedom Song

  • (W) Platforms & Precedent: Deploying Technology to Demystify Intersectional Victims’ Rights in International Justice Mechanisms

  • (W) Progress to Where? An Ambitious Platform for the Left and the Future of America

  • (W) An Artist’s Toolbox for Lawyers: Engaging With Our Law and Our Humanity

Break (1:30-1:45 PM)

Session 4 (1:45-3:15 PM)

  • The Role of Crime Survivors in Decarceration

  • Ferguson to Palestine: Lawyering for Liberation

  • #PuertoRicoSeLevanta? Colonialism, Disaster Capitalism, and Solidarity Networks in Post-Maria Puerto Rico

  • Disability Justice in Legal Advocacy for/beyond Civil and Human Rights

  • (W) An Artist’s Toolbox for Lawyers: Engaging With Our Law and Our Humanity

Break (3:15-3:45 PM)

Session 5 (3:45-5:15 PM)

  • Tackling Human Rights Problems with Blockchain Technology

  • Raising the Bar: Challenging Barriers to the Legal Profession for People with Past Criminal Convictions

  • Israel’s System of Control Over Palestinian Lives

  • Intersectionality and the Law: Centering Black Women, Femmes, and Girls

Break (5:15-5:45 PM)

Closing Keynote - Kimberlé Crenshaw (5:30-6:30 PM)

Movie Screening - Accidental Anarchist (8:30PM-10PM)

Identity Caucuses (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

Social Event (9PM-2AM)