Critical Race Studies
Twentieth Anniversary
Symposium and Celebration

Rebellious Lawyering - Reverberations
From One Chicano's Radical Vision

Honoring Gerald P. López

March 12-13, 2020
UCLA School of Law

2020_CRS_Symposium_Poster with Lopez

Following the protocols that have been put into place, we regret to inform you that we must cancel our upcoming CRS 20th Anniversary Symposium, Rebellious Lawyering – Reverberations from One Chicano’s Radical Vision, which was scheduled for March 12th and 13th.

We are disappointed that we are not able to celebrate both the work of our own Jerry López and the 20th anniversary of CRS, but we will keep you posted if we are able to reschedule.

Gerald P. López published Rebellious Lawyering: One Chicano's Vision of Progressive Law Practice in 1992. For three decades, the book has reverberated across the United States and other countries too—challenging the color-blind, experts-rule approach of conventional "public interest law" and providing an alternative radical vision for how to practice problem solving. That radical vision has triggered fundamental changes in progressive work of all sorts, in clinical and, more broadly, legal and university-wide education, and in how bloggers, journalists, professionals, and scholars debate how lawyers might most likely become co-eminent allies with clients, communities, and movements militant in their efforts to transform the world. Race, racism, and anti-racism – challenging subordination and authoritarianism in all forms – are at the center of López's vision, and UCLA Law's Critical Race Studies program (CRS) is honored to devote its 20th Anniversary Symposium to looking at rebellious lawyering past, present and future.

UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. By attending this event, you can earn up to 9.75 hours of MCLE credit, including 1.5 hours of Elimination of Bias credit. More information about MCLE credit.

Co-sponsored by Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLAUCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the UCLA Institute of Research on Labor and Employment.

To stay up to date with plans for this year's symposium, join the CRS mailing list.

Please note that the symposium panels will be recorded and available online shortly after the event. Archive of past symposia.

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Jasleen Kohli
Director, Critical Race Studies Program
2238 Law Building
(310) 206-8178

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