Join us on November 17, 2017 for the Northeastern University Law Review Symposium:

International Law, Local Justice: Human Rights Transformed

In Honor of Professor Hope Lewis and to Commemorate the Launch of the Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration

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All sessions are open to the Northeastern University School of Law community and the public. Registration is appreciated, but not required, through the online invitation here.

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Draft Agenda*

Welcome and Introduction: 8:45 - 9:00 a.m. 

  • Lucy Williams, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Public Interest Collaboration and Advocacy, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Margaret Burnham, Director, Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, Northeastern University School of Law

Keynote Speaker: 9:00 - 10:20 a.m.

  • Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

Panel - Human Rights, Economic Inequality and Global Markets: 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • Moderator: Aziza Ahmed, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Panelists:
    • Berta Hernández-Truyol, Levin Mabie and Levin Professor, University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • Henry Steiner Jeremiah Smith, Jr., Professor of Law, Emeritus, Harvard Law School
    • Karl Klare, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Lunch and Keynote: 12:15 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Cheryl Harris, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Professor in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law

Panel - Human Rights: Contemporary Topics: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Moderator: Rachel Rosenbloom, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Panelists:
    • Adrien Wing, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law Programs and Bessie Dutton Murray Professor, University of Iowa College of Law
    • Michael Ashley Stein, Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Zina Miller, Assistant Professor, International Law and Human Rights, Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations
    • Tendayi Achiume, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Panel - Reflecting on Hope Lewis: Teacher and Scholar: 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

  • Moderator: Wendy Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Health Policy and Law, Northeastern University School of Law; Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
  • Panelists:
    • Margaret Kwoka, Associate Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    • Amy Senier, Trial Attorney, US Department of Justice
    • Jaribu Hill, Founder and Executive Director, Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights


*Panel times are subject to change.