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10th Annual ClassCrits Conference Comes to Tulane Nov. 10-11

November 02, 2017 4:42 AM

Tulane Law School is hosting the 10th annual ClassCrits conference, drawing together a diverse network of scholars, activists, and lawyers from across the country exploring themes of economic justice in law, on Nov. 10-11.

The conference, organized by Saru Matambanadzo, Tulane’s Moise Steeg Associate Professor of Law, will feature dozens of panels exploring issues ranging from class divisions in America to wealth inequality to social justice issues and immigration, among many more.

This year’s plenary panel will feature local activists and advocates in the criminal justice system, including Professors David Katner, director of the Tulane Juvenile Justice Clinic, and Pamela Metzger, formerly of Tulane and now founding director of the Deason Family Criminal Justice Reform Center at SMU.

The keynote dinner address will be by local icon Loyola’s Professor Bill Quigley and the keynote lunch talk will be by Nancy Isenberg, the T. Harry Williams Professor of American History at Louisiana State University and author of the New York Times-best seller White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.

Additionally, there will be a panel on reparations featuring Tulane’s Robert Westley, the LOCHEF Professor of Law and Legal Ethics.

For more information on the conference, please visit  the ClassCrits blog here.

To participate in the conference, please register here.