Howard University

Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

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LAW and the HISTORICAL MOMENT:
THE LAW’S RESPONSE to 21ST CENTURY ISSUES
Celebrating Charles Hamilton Houston and Contemplative Lawyering


January 27-28, 2012

Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 806-8022

Room rate now available through January 13, 2012. Register today!


Friday, January 27, 2012


Opening Remarks 9:00am
   
Kurt L. Schmoke, Dean
Howard University School of Law
 
   
Cassandra Jones Havard
Co-Chair, MAPOC
University of Baltimore School of Law
 
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Social Unrest and the Response of
Contemplative Lawyering
9:30-10:45am
Eleanor Brown, George Washington University  
Angela Banks, William and Mary College of Law  
Tayyab Mahmud, Seattle  

MODERATOR:
Cassandra Jones Havard, University of Baltimore School of Law

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Works In Progress I 11:00-12:00pm
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Lunch 12:30-2:00pm

Student Presenters Howard University School of Law

Recognition of MAPOC Retirees
The Response of Contemplative Lawyering to the Economic Dominance of the Corporate Structure 2:00-3:30pm
Cheryl Wade, St. John’s  
Tim Canova, Chapman  
Steve Ramirez, Loyola – Chicago  
Cheryl Nichols, Howard  
MODERATOR:
Lisa Crooms, Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law
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Works In Progress II 3:45-4:45pm
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Musical Genres’ Effect on Contemplative Lawyering 4:45-6:00pm
Dre Cummings, West Virginia  
Akilah Folami, Hofstra  
Donald Tibbs, Drexel  
Atiba Ellis, West Virginia  
Chris Royal, Chair, Music Department, Howard University  
MODERATOR:
Reginald Robinson, Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law
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Jazz Supper 6:30-8:00pm
Buffet Dinner and Jazz Combo The Dining Hall
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Saturday, January 28, 2012


Saturday Morning Roundtable 9:00-11:00am
Opening Remarks:  
Hank Chambers  
University of Richmond School of Law and Co-Chair, MAPOC  
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Engaged Scholars: Opportunities for Advocacy and ‘Shameless Self- Promotion’ Outside of the Classroom
Ruqaiijah A. Yearby, Case-Western  
Cynthia Lee, George Washington  
Thomas Mitchell, Wisconsin  
Patrice Simms, Howard  
MODERATOR:
Homer LaRue, Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law
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Works In Progress III 11:15-am -12:15pm
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LUNCH 12:30- 2:00pm
  The Dining Hall
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Charles Hamilton Houston’s Generation – A Conversation

Jose Anderson, Author, Genius for Justice: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Reform of American Law
Rawn James, Jr., Author, Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall and the Struggle to End Segregation

MODERATOR:
Dr. Greg Carr, Chair, Afro-American History Department, Howard University
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Plenary Planning Session – MAPOC 2013 2:15-2:30pm
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Works In Progress IV 2:45-3:45pm
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Special Presentation 4:00- 5:00pm
  The Chapel, Houston Hall

Howard University School of Law Gospel Choir


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The Last Word
Michael Higginbotham
Dean, University of Baltimore School of law

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Note:
Sessions will be held in Classroom 4 unless otherwise noted.
   

Room rate now available through January 13, 2012. Register today!




Conference Organizers

Cassandra Havard, Professor of Law, University of Baltimore, Co-chair MAPOC
Hank Chambers, Professor of Law, University of Richmond, Co-Chair, MAPOC
Okianer Christian Dark, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Howard University School of Law, Site Coordinator

Howard University School of Law | 2900 Van Ness Street, NW | Washington, DC 20008 | (202)806-8022



updated: January 26, 2012