The Thirteenth Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium

In partnership with the National Bar Association and the Thurgood Marshall Law School. Sponsored by Howard University School of Law, Sidley Austin LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Schedule


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Moot Court Foyer


9:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

  • Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean, Howard University School of Law
  • Erica Michelle Lamberson, Granddaughter of Wiley A. Branton
  • Michael A. Nemeroff, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Jasmine Ball, Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
  • Kevin Judd, President, National Bar Association
  • Monique Peterkin, Editor-in-Chief, Howard Law Journal

9:30 a.m.
Panel 1: President Obama’s Appointments to the Federal Bench

  • Stephen B. Presser, Professor of Law Emeritus, Northwestern University
  • The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • April G. Dawson, Assistant Professor of Law, North Carolina Central University School of Law

11:00 a.m.
Break – Moot Court Foyer


11:15 a.m.
Keynote Address
Vanita Gupta
Head of the Civil Rights Division
United States Department of Justice


12:15 p.m.
Annual Luncheon and Presentation of the Wiley A. Branton Scholar Award
Awarded by Sidley Austin LLP
The Dining Hall


1:45 p.m.
Panel 2: The Obama Administration in Court—Seminal Cases

  • Peggy Cooper Davis, Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, New York University Law School
  • Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean, Howard University School of Law
  • Danielle Davis, Staff Attorney, Advancement Project

3:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks of the Thirteenth Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium

  • Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean, Howard University School of Law
  • Danica L. Brown, Executive Solicitations & Submissions Editor, Howard Law Journal

The Thirteenth Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium is free and open to the public.

Please RSVP at: Eventbrite

Register for Free: http://tinyurl.com/branton13

#Branton2016 is sponsored by Howard University School of Law,
Sidley Austin LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street NW
Houston Hall, Building 355
Washington, DC 20008

*Note: Schedule is subject to change. All times are approximate.

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