From Proposition 209 to Proposal 2 Schedule

Saturday, February 9, 2008

8:45–10:00
100 Hutchins Hall

Registration

8:45–9:30
118 Hutchins Hall

Breakfast

9:45–10:10
100 Hutchins Hall
Keynote Address

Dean Frank Wu
Wayne State University Law School

10:10–10:20

10 Minute Break

10:20–12:00
Panel I: Ending Affirmative Action
The Current Effects of Proposition 209 in California and the Potential Effects of Proposal 2 on Public University Education in Michigan
100 Hutchins Hall

Moderator
Professor Mark Rosenbaum

Panelists
Professor Cheryl Harris (UCLA School of Law)
Professor Emily Houh (University of Cincinnati College of Law)
Professor Matthew Fletcher (Michigan State University College of Law)
Martha Kim (The Level Playing Field Institute)

12:00–1:30

Break for Lunch

1:30–3:10
Panel Discussion II: Potential Legal Alternatives to Affirmative Action
100 Hutchins Hall

Moderator
Professor Christina Whitman

Panelists
Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui (University of Virginia Law School)
Professor Luis Fuentes-Rohwer (University of Indiana-Bloomington School of Law)
Professor Daria Roithmayr (USC Gould School of Law)
Professor Mario Barnes (University of Miami Law School)

3:10–3:25

15 Minute Break

3:50–5:15
Panel Discussion III: Existing and Emerging Efforts to Remedy K-12 Educational Disparities
100 Hutchins Hall

Moderator
Professor Ellen Katz

Panelists
Professor Margaret Montoya (University of New Mexico School of Law)
Dean Michael Kaufman (Loyola University Chicago School of Law)
Professor Sumi Cho (DePaul University School of Law)
Susan Benton (Winston & Strawn LLP)

5:05–5:15

10 Minute Break

5:25–5:45
Closing Keynote Address
100 Hutchins Hall

Dean Guy-Uriel Charles University of Minnesota Law School

6:30

Banquet