The Journal of Law and Social Policy’s 8th Annual Symposium

Martin Luther King’s Lawyers: From Montgomery to the March on Washington to Memphis

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2014
Friday, October 31st
8:00 AM

Breakfast

Generously provided by our sponsors

Thorne Auditorium Lobby

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Overview of Dr. King's Career

Aldon Morris, Northwestern University

Thorne Auditorium

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Clayborne Carson on Martin Luther King's Lawyers

Clayborne Carson, Stanford University

Thorne Auditorium

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

A Conversation about Fred Gray, Dr. King's First Civil Rights Lawyer

Darlene Clark Hine, Northwestern University
Jonathan Entin, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Thorne Auditorium

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Judge Horace Ward on Defending Coercive Criminal Charges

Horace T. Ward, Northern District of Georgia
Destiny Peery, Northwestern University School of Law

Thorne Auditorium

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Bernard Kleina on the Chicago Freedom Movement Through Photos

Bernard J. Kleina

Thorne Auditorium

12:30 PM - 12:40 PM

12:40 PM

Lunch

Generously provided by our sponsors

Thorne Auditorium Lobby

12:40 PM - 1:15 AM

1:15 PM

Gil Cornfield and Gil Feldman on the Role of Landlord-Tenant Law in the Chicago Freedom Movement

Gilbert Feldman, Cornfield and Feldman, LLP
Gilbert Cornfield, Cornfield and Feldman, LLP
Bernardine Dohrn

Thorne Auditorium

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Michael Cody on Defending Civil Rights Marches in the Courts

W.J. Michael Cody, Burch, Porter & Johnson

Thorne Auditorium

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Clarence Jones on Litigation in Dr. King's Career

Clarence B. Jones, University of San Francisco
Clayborne Carson, Stanford University

Thorne Auditorium

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

4:00 PM

Reception

Generously provided by our Gold Level sponsors

Atrium

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM