Race & the Law: Interdisciplinary Perspectives


Location: Virtual Event

This virtual inter-journal symposium will feature panelists invited by all five of Notre Dame Law School's student-led journals: The Notre Dame Law ReviewJournal of LegislationJournal of Law, Ethics & Public PolicyJournal of International & Comparative Law, and Journal on Emerging Technologies.

The symposium will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a welcome from Dean Marcus Cole, and will proceed as follows:

10:15-11:15 a.m. Race & the Judiciary

  • Peter Kirsanow, U.S. Civil Rights Commission
  • Deeva Shah & Greg Washington, Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
  • Judge Carl Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Moderator: Dean Angela Onwauchi-Willig, Boston University School of Law

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Race & Policing

  • Jasmine Gonzales-Rose, Boston University School of Law
  • Elizabeth Joh, UC Davis School of Law
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Berkeley Law
  • Moderator: Stephen Smith, Notre Dame Law School

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch break

1:30-2:30 p.m. Race, Governance & Human Rights

  • Erika George, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Kish Parella, Washington & Lee University School of Law 
  • Zoltán I. Búzás, University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs
  • Moderator: Michael Addo, Notre Dame Law London

Register to join us virtually here:

If you plan to view the stream from the Law School, RSVP here for lunch.

For questions about CLE credit, contact Max Gaston at mgaston1@nd.edu