Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson

Missouri Law Review Symposium

February 26-27, 2015
Hulston Hall

Program

Friday, February 27, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Welcome

Gary Myers
Dean and Earl F. Nelson Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

S. David Mitchell
Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

 Austin VanTine
Associate Editor in Chief
Missouri Law Review

Jillian Dent
Editor in Chief
Missouri Law Review

8:45 a.m.

Panel: Perceptions – Contextualizing the Events

Rigel C. Oliveri
Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and Associate

Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Chuck Henson
Trial Practice Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Richard Rosenfeld
Professor of Criminal Justice
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Moderator:
Paul J. Litton
R.B. Price Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

9:45 a.m.

Q&A and Break

10:30 a.m.

Earl F. Nelson Lecture
“Ferguson as a Window on Race and the Justice System”

Marc Mauer
Executive Director
The Sentencing Project

1:30 p.m.

Panel: Policing – Policies from Profiling to Militarization and More

Redditt Hudson
Regional Field Organizer, Region IV
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Penny Marshall
Federal Public Defender
District of Delaware

Marc Mauer
Executive Director
The Sentencing Project

Randolph N. Stone
Clinical Professor of Law
University of Chicago Law School

Moderator:
S. David Mitchell
Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

 

2:45 p.m.

Q&A and Break

3:20 p.m.

Panel: Protesting – Responsive and Responsible Expression

Tabatha Abu El-Haj
Associate Professor of Law
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Grant Doty
Staff Attorney
American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri

Christina E. Wells
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Moderator:
Ben Trachtenberg
Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

4:20 p.m.

Q&A and Closing Remarks