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Past Symposia

2015 Panel Series From April 6-8th, the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change will host a three-part panel series on sex offender registration laws (SORLs). The first panel will take place live on campus, while the following two will

Thursday, October 4 First Evening Welcome 7:00 – 8:30 Stage Reading of American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact’s  8, by Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.  Performed by Epic Theater Company.  Tishman Auditorium. 8:30  Q&A and Discussion of How Stories

A Timeline of Perry v. Brown May 15, 2008: The California Supreme Court rules that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry under the state constitution. June 16, 2008: County offices across California begin to issue marriage licenses to same-sex

Review of Law & Social Change is honored to host: David Boies of Boies, Schiller and Flexner LLP.  Mr. Boies is widely recognized as one of then nation’s premier trial lawyers.  He graduated magna cum laude from Yale Law School and

Complete transcripts for the trial of Perry v. Brown: Day 1:  Opening statements and plaintiffs’ testimony.  Plaintiffs begin examination of American history experts.  “[M]arriage is the most important relation in life, and of fundamental importance for all individuals.” –David Boies, counsel for

Keynote Video: Rachel Maddow Interviews David Boies and Ted Olson A complete recording of Rachel Maddow’s interview with David Boies (LL.M. ’67) and Ted Olson, the lead litigators in Perry, held as the keynote of Making Constitutional Change. Timeline of Perry A

Prior to the commencement of Perry v. Brown, many litigants challenged the validity of state marriage restrictions under their respective state constitutions.  Below is a chronological account of such challenges. The First Case: Hawaii Judicial Victory, Legislative Defeat The first victory for

Perry v. Brown, 671 F.3d 1052 (9th Cir. 2012) Perry v. Schwarzeneggar, 704 F. Supp. 2d 291 (N.D. Cal. 2010) Brief for American Civil Liberties Union, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., and National Center for Lesbian Rights as Amici Curiae

Friday, April 4, 2014 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM New York University School of Law Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 Schedule of Events Readings for CLE credit NYU Law’s Review of Law and Social

A Better Affirmative Action: State Universities that Created Alternatives to Racial Preferences, Century Foundation, Richard Kahlenberg Class-Based Affirmative Action: Lessons and Caveats, Deborah C. Malamud Coalition to Defend v. Regents of Univ. of Mich., 701 F.3d 466 (6th Cir. 2012) Considering Class: College Access

PROGRAM (PDF) Thursday, April 3, 2014 7:00-11:00pm Welcome Reception (Sexton Hall) Featuring: Micia Mosely, Performance Artist Friday, April 4, 2014 8:30-9:00am Registration and Breakfast (Greenberg Lounge) 9:00-9:30am Welcome and Opening Remarks: Chelsea Stevens ‘14 Symposium Editor, Review of Law and

Panel 1: The Impact of SORLs on Registrants Monday, April 6th, 12:15-1:30pm NYU Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210 Panelists: David Feige (formerly of The Bronx Defenders), David Patton (Federal Defenders of New York), Nicole Pittman (National Council on Crime and