Schedule

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Nikolas Bowie

Assistant Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Alejandra Castillo

CEO
YWCA

28 March

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Alexander Chen

Lecturer on Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Hon. Pamela Chen

United States District Judge
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

27 March

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Randolph Chen

Acting Chief
Housing & Community Justice Section, and Public Advocacy Division for the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

28 March

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Tiffany Cross

Co-Founder and Managing Editor
The Beat DC

27 March

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Hon. Jeffrey Cummings

Magistrate Judge
United States District Northern District of Illinois

27 March

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Jill Dash

Vice President of Strategic Engagement
ACS

27 March

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Erin Delaney

Harvard Law School and Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

28 March

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Neil Eggleston

Litigation Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

28 March

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Russell Feingold

President
ACS

27 March

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William E. Forbath

Associate Dean for Research
The University of Texas at Austin School of Law

28 March

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Ruben Garcia

Professor of Law
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

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Hon. Darrin Gayles

United States District Judge
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

27 March

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Terri Gerstein

Harvard Law School

28 March

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Zack Gima

Director of Strategic Engagement
ACS

28 March

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Hon. Gurbir Grewal

Attorney General
New Jersey

28 March

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Angelo Guisado

Center for Constitutional Rights

28 March

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Alex Gulotta

State Director
All Voting is Local-Arizona

27 March

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Megan Haberle

Deputy Director
Poverty & Race Research Action Council

28 March

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Justin Hansford

Associate Professor of Law
Howard University School of Law

28 March

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Hon. Lee Harris

Mayor
Shelby County, Tennessee

28 March

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Hon. Pamela Harris

United States Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

27 March

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Hon. Melissa Hart

Justice
Colorado Supreme Court

27 March

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Hon. Eric H. Holder, Jr.

82nd Attorney General of the United States
82nd Attorney General of the United States.

27 March

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Hon. Jessica Jackson

Co-Founder and Attorney
Dream Corps and #Cut50
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Peter Karanjia

Partner
DLA Piper

27 March

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Pamela Karlan

Professor of Law
Stanford Law School

28 March

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Hannah Klain

Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Democracy Program
Brennan Center for Justice

27 March

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Ron Klain

Lecturer on Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Michael Klarman

Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Dahlia Lithwick

Writer
Slate and Amicus

28 March

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Hon. Chokwe Antar Lumumba

Mayor
Jackson, Mississippi

28 March

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William Marshall

Distinguished Professor of Law
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

28 March

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Tracey Meares

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law
Yale Law School

28 March

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Rudy Mehrbani

Fellow and Senior Counsel
Brennan Center

28 March

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Toby Merrill

Lecturer on Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Jonathan Miller

Lecturer on Law
Harvard Law School

28 March

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Sharmila Murthy

Associate Professor of Law
Suffolk University-Boston

28 March

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Zinelle October

Executive Vice President
ACS

28 March

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Peter Rubin

Professor Emeritus
Georgetown Law

27 March

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Amol Sinha

Executive Director
ACLU-NJ

28 March

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Ganesh Sitaraman

Chancellor Faculty Fellow Professor of Law
Vanderbilt Law School

28 March

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Kara Stein

Vice President of Policy and Program
ACS

28 March

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Gerard Stranch

Attorney
Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC

28 March

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David Strauss

University of Chicago Law School

27 March

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Kyle Strickland

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity

27 March

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Introductions and Welcome to Student Convention

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

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Breakout Workshop: Fines and Fees

12:45 PM 02:15 PM

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Breakout Workshop: Implicit Bias and Racial Equity

12:45 PM 02:15 PM

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Breakout Workshop: Voting Rights

12:45 PM 02:15 PM

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Breakout Workshop: Messaging and Communications

12:45 PM 02:15 PM

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Remarks on Constitutional Interpretation

02:30 PM 03:45 PM

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Leadership Workshops

02:30 PM 03:45 PM

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Path to the Bench/How to Land a Clerkship

04:15 PM 05:30 PM

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Reception feat. Remarks from Hon. Peter J. Rubin

05:30 PM 06:30 PM

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Dinner feat. Keynote Remarks from the 82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric H. Holder, Jr.

06:30 PM 08:00 PM

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Afterhours Mixer

08:30 PM 10:00 PM

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Morning Jog or Stroll (Optional)

07:00 AM 08:00 AM

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Breakfast + Progressive Constitutionalism Project Discussion

08:30 AM 09:30 AM

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ACS Listening Session with Russ Feingold

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

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Creative Lawyering: Fighting Goliath

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

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The Constitution in 2020 and 2040

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

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Breakout Discussion: The Degradation of Democracy

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

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Breakout Discussion: Restocking the Federal Government

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

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Breakout Discussion: Litigating Trans Rights

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

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Breakout Discussion: Exploring Legal Academia

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

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Amicus Recording of Keynote Lunch Discussion

12:45 PM 02:00 PM

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Innovations in Local Leadership

02:15 PM 03:30 PM

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Blueprint for a Progressive Future: Building a Progressive Vision for 2021 and Beyond

03:45 PM 05:00 PM

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Closing Session

05:15 PM 06:00 PM

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Closing Reception

06:00 PM 07:00 PM

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Networking Dinners (Optional)

07:30 PM 09:00 PM