RebLaw 2020 Schedule

Conference will be held on February 14 and February 15. 

Registration, check-in, and t-shirt sales will be Friday 1 - 6 & Saturday  9 - 2.

Friday Schedule

Session I, 2-3:30 

Home is the Mouth of a Shark: The Roots of Forced Migration 120

How Social Media Surveillance Funnels Youth into the School-to-Prison Pipeline 127

Hope in Times of Crisis:  Climate, Immigration and Criminal Justice Auditorium

Attacks on Movements and Resistance in Joint Struggle 129

Being Allies to Southern Communities and Movements Coffee Chat    

Session II, 4-5:30 

The South has Something to Say: A Conversation Between the Jackson, MS Community  and Yale Law Civil Rights Students Auditorium

How Corporate Constitutional Rights Harm You, Your Family, Your Community,  Your Environment, and Democracy Itself 129

The Movement Lawyering Model 127

Abolishing Immigrant Detention 120

Systemic Violence, Rights Abuses, and Animal Agriculture 128

Judge Reeves Opening Keynote



Overflow: 120 and 127

Caucuses (7:00-8:30)

FGP/Working Class~QPOC~Disability~Trans

Party at Gryphon’s (9:00 - 2:00)

Saturday Schedule

Breakfast, 8-9 

Kerry Ellington Keynote



Overflow: 120 and 127

Session 3, 10:15-11:45

Collective Action and Environmental Justice Auditorium

The Right to Seek Asylum Under Attack: On-the-Ground Perspectives from Immigration Attorneys  127

Reclaiming Our Legal Education: Alternatives By and For Progressive Law Students 129

Justice Impact Movement 120

Charting Your Own Path In Radical Lawyering 128

Immigration Public Defense in 2020: Sustainability and Resilience in Direct Legal Services 121

Lunch & Breakouts 12:00-1:30

Impact Justice • People’s Parity Project • Climate Justice 

Free Speech • Law and Political Economy • #NoTechForICE

Intergenerational Justice • Queer Liberation • Immigration

National Security • Movement Lawyering

Session 4, 1:45-3:15

It Could Happen to You Auditorium

Stop Solitary-Connecticut 127

Decarceration, Abolition and Liberation: We Don’t Need Police in Reproductive Justice 129

Youth Movement Leaders Speak: Our Rights 128

Emerging Challenges to Free Speech 121

U.S. Immigration Enforcement at the Southern Border 120

Plenary Session, 3:45-5:15

Leading through Experience: Formerly Incarcerated Lawyers Break Barriers and Raise the Bar in Law and Justice for All