Category Archives: MJR&L Events

UPCOMING EVENT 10/11: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Linked Arms: A Panel on the NFL Protests

Is Colin Kaepernick the first to use sports as a platform for protest? How is the First Amendment shaping the debate? Does labor law provide protections for athletes who protest? Join Professors Kate Andrias, Sherman Clark and Len Niehoff as … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for MJR&L’s 2018 Symposium: A More Human Dwelling Place: Reimagining the Racialized Architecture of America

Presented by the Michigan Journal of Race & Law, “A More Human Dwelling Place: Reimagining the Racialized Architecture of America” is a symposium happening on February 16 and 17 at the University of Michigan Law School. Over two days, we will … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: So I Wanted to Work for the Federal Government… and then Trump Got Elected. What Now?

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law will be hosting a panel with professors to discuss options for students who are interested in working for the federal government but who have reservations or concerns as a result of the current … Continue reading

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LUNCH TALK. Am I My Client? Revisited: The Role of Race in Intra-Race Legal Representation

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and the Michigan Access Program in welcoming Professor Julie Lawton of the DePaul University College of Law.  Thursday, November 10 @ 11:50am in SH 1225 Professor Lawton will be discussing her article, Am I My Client? Revisited: The Role … Continue reading

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Lunch Event – Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising and Prison Strikes Today

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law for a presentation by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan’s Department of Afro-American and  African Studies, who will discuss her new book about the Attica prison uprising within the context of today’s … Continue reading

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MJR&L Presents: Student Scholarship Lunch 3/14

Save the Date! The Michigan Journal of Race & Law  presents a  Student Scholarship Lunch   Come engage with MJR&L members as they present their scholarly contributions to the Journal, focused on civil rights and social justice oriented lawyering for … Continue reading

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Reading Group and Symposium Debrief: THURSDAY 11:55 am

Enjoyed MJRL’s symposium: Innocent Until Proven Poor?  Bring your lunch and come debrief and also discuss one of our related articles to soon be released: “Pretextual Sanctions, Contempt, and the Practical Limits of Bearden-Based Debtors’ Prison Litigation” led by Professor Kate Andrias. Want more reading … Continue reading

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MJR&L Critical Race Theory Reading Groups Take Discussion to the Law School Community

As is tradition, MJR&L is once again producing Critical Race Theory reading groups at Michigan Law.  These focused sessions allow students and faculty to dig deeply into an issue prompted by a short reading, free from the constraints and pressures … Continue reading

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Announcing the Vol. 21 Symposium: INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN POOR

We are thrilled to announce a very special MJR&L Symposium, coming in 2016: Innocent Until Proven Poor: Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty. The Volume 21 Executive Editorial Board is hard at work behind the scenes to bring you a rich, … Continue reading

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“We need more hot lawyers, instead of cold ones.” Dr. Mary Frances Berry Delivers MJR&L @ 20 Keynote

On Friday, September 19th, the MJR&L 20th Anniversary Symposium hosted alumni, current students, and the public for engaging discussions on the evolution and future of race & law scholarship at the University and beyond. The keynote address was delivered by the … Continue reading

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