Symposia

Upcoming Symposia

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Past Symposia

The NYU Review of Law and Social Change’s colloquium– Queer Liberation Beyond the Law: The Past, the Present, and the Future of LGBTQ+ Activism– will explore the legal landscape of LGBTQ+ rights in the United States, the intersection between LGBTQ+

2024 Colloquium: Queer Liberation Beyond the Law: Past, Present, and Future

The Colloquium brought together organizers, legal practitioners and activist scholars to unpack the status of the United States as a settler colonial society and explore the ways in which settler colonialism manifests itself in its laws, policies and practices.

2022 Colloquium: Resisting Settler Colonialism

  Defund to Abolish brought together community organizers, legal practitioners, and activist scholars to unpack and explore strategies to defund and abolish the police, and engage with the imaginative possibilities of a police-free world. Para leer más sobre el Coloquio

2021 Colloquium: Defund to Abolish

This Colloquium brought together scholars, legal practitioners, community activists, and policymakers to imagine the possibilities—and limits—of the law in facilitating truth, reconciliation, and meaningful reparations.

The Past, Present, and Future of Reparations

In a discussion organized by the Brennan Center for Justice, experts and activists examined the renewed push for ratification of the ERA, which raises new questions of strategy and substance.

The Equal Rights Amendment: A Century in the Making

Examining how sex offender registration laws have affected the lives of roughly 650,000 registrants (and their families), what effect they have had on rates of offending, and how they might be reformed.

Spring 2015 Symposium: Panel Series on Sex Offender Registration Laws