Howard University

ARCHIVE - Sixth Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium - OCTOBER 23, 2009


Sixth Annual

WILEY A. BRANTON-

HOWARD LAW JOURNAL SYMPOSIUM

“From Reconstruction to the White House:
The Past & Future of Black Lawyers in America”

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009
Moot Court Room | 8:30am - 4:30pm

Keynote Speaker
David B. Wilkins
Lester Kissel Professor of Law
Director, Program on the Legal Profession
Harvard Law School

WELCOME:
8:30AM

OPENING ADDRESS:
9:00AM
Theodore M. Shaw, Professor of Law, Columbia University

PANEL 1:
9:30AM
BLACK LAWYERS IN THE CORPORATE WORLD
Moderated by Professor W. Sherman Rogers
Harvey Anderson, Vice President Business Affairs & General Counsel, Mozilla
Monica Hargrove Kemp, General Counsel, Airports Council International-North America
William J. Snipes, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

PANEL 2:
11:00AM
BLACK JUDGES AND JUSTICE
Moderated by Professor Patricia Worthy
Chief Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Judge Emmet G. Sullivan, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
1:30PM
David B. Wilkins
Lester Kissel Professor of Law
Director, Program on the Legal Profession
Harvard Law School

PANEL 3:
2:15PM
THE NEW BLACK POLITICS
Moderated by Dean Kurt L. Schmoke
Randall Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Kerry L. Haynie, Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University
Kenneth Mack, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Roy L. Brooks, Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, University of San Diego
School of Law

CLOSING ADDRESS:
3:30PM
Frank H. Wu, Professor of Law
Howard University School of Law


PARTICIPANTS:

  • Theodore M. Shaw, Professor of Law, Columbia University
  • Harvey Anderson, Vice President Business Affairs & General Counsel, Mozilla
  • Monica Hargrove Kemp, General Counsel, Airports Council International-North America
  • William J. Snipes, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Chief Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • Judge Emmet G. Sullivan, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Randall Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Kerry Haynie, Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University
  • Kenneth Mack, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Roy L. Brooks, Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Frank H. Wu, Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law