Howard University

Archive-Eleventh Annual Wiley A. Branton-Howard Law Journal Symposium

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This event took place:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

9:00am–4:00pm

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PROGRAM


8:00am – 9:00am
Continental Breakfast, Moot Court Foyer


9:00am – 9:25am
Welcome Remarks
Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean, Howard University School of Law
Representative of the Wiley A. Branton Family
Michael Nemeroff, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Robert Williams, Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Cadene A. Russell, Editor-in-Chief, Howard Law Journal


9:30am

Panel 1

All Things Considered: Critical Legal Views on Gun Rights and Control
Moderator: Harold A. McDougall, Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law

  • Professor Aderson François (Howard University School of Law)
  • David T. Hardy (Former NRA Counsel)
  • David Kopel (Cato Institute)
  • Miles Rapoport (Common Cause)
  • Q&A

11:15am
Break –Moot Court Foyer


11:30am
Keynote Address – Angela D. Alsobrooks
State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, Maryland


12:20pm
Annual Luncheon and Wiley A. Branton Scholar Award Presentation
The Dining Hall


1:50pm

Panel 2

Firearms, Freedoms, and the Controversies of Modern Day Violence
Moderator: Lisa A. Crooms-Robinson, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Howard University School of Law

  • Dr. Robert Kinscherff (American Psychological Association)
  • Chelsea Parsons (Center for American Progress)
  • Rahiel Tesfamariam (Urban Cusp, Washington Post)
  • Karen Volker (Cure Violence)
  • Q&A

3:25pm
Closing Address –
Jonathan E. Lowy
Director, Legal Action Project of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence


3:45pm
Closing Remarks and Conclusion of the Eleventh Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium

Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean, Howard University School of Law
Andrew A. Ortiz, Executive Solicitations & Submissions Editor, Howard Law Journal


Networking Reception immediately following in the Moot Court Foyer









updated: October 23, 2014