Symposia

The Vermont Law Review proudly presents its 14th Annual Symposium

Recognizing Injustice Poster - Final

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Vermont Law School | Friday, October 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

 OPENING REMARKS
Ann Kirby, Defense Attorney for Leon Brown (2014)

Panel 1: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND THE LAW

Panelists:
Mary Burke, Professor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, University of Vermont
Marc Dixon, Associate Professor of Sociology, Dartmouth College
Linus Owens, Association Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College
Jessica West, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Panel 2: TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

Panelists:
Kylar Broadus, Founder, Trans People of Color Coalition
Jennifer Levi, Director, GLAD’s Transgender Rights Project
M. Dru Levasseur, Director, Lamdba Legal’s Transgender Rights Project
Sky Kergil, Trans Youth Activist

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Alisha Williams, Director, Prisoner Justice Project, Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Panel 3: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ISSUES/PRISON REFORM

Panelists:
John Gorczyk, Former Commissioner of Corrections, Vermont
Cathleen Price, Senior Cooperating Attorney, Equal Justice Initiative
Dr. Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Research Analyst, The Sentencing Project
Gabriel Arkles, Professor, Northeastern University School of Law; Core Collective Member, Sylvia Rivera Law Project

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