2013 ACLU NW CIVIL LIBERTIES CONFERENCE

Subject to change

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Legal Research Center
Free and open to the public

Keynote: Mass Incarceration: Race, Justice and Jim Crow (CLE)

Vanita Gupta is Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU and Director of the ACLU’s Center for Justice, which houses the organization’s criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights, and capital punishment work. She is leading the ACLU’s National Campaign to End Overincarceration. In addition, Vanita is an adjunct clinical professor at NYU School of Law, where she teaches and oversees a racial justice litigation clinic.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

Classroom 2

9 – 9:45 a.m.
Registration


9:45 - 10 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

10 - 11:45 a.m.
Marijuana Reform and the War on Drugs (CLE)

Lane Borg, Executive Director, Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office
Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU and Director of the ACLU’s Center for Justice
Alison Holcomb, Drug Policy Director, ACLU of Washington
*Aliza Kaplan, Associate Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing, Lewis & Clark Law School

Noon to 1 p.m.
Lunch


1 to 2:45 p.m.
Big Brother is Watching - The Fourth Amendment and Privacy (CLE)

Mary Fan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law
Linda Lye, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
Becky Straus, Legislative Director, ACLU of Oregon
*Tung Yin, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

3 - 5 p.m.
Can We Have Police Accountability? (CLE)

Will Aitchison, Attorney
David Fidanque, Executive Director, ACLU of Oregon
Greg Kafoury, Attorney, Kafoury & McDougal
Ron Louie, former Hillsboro Police Chief
*John Parry, Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

5 - 6:30 p.m.
Reception


* Panel Moderator

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