8:30-9:00 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am: Opening Remarks by Professor john a. powell, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (Warren Room)
9:45-11:00 am: The Historical Exclusion of Minority Elected Officials from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors & The Fight for Three Majority-Minority Supervisorial Districts (Warren Room)
9:45-11:00: am: Section 5 in a Colorblind Era: Constitutional Challenges Posed by the Contemporary Racial Order (Goldberg Room)
11:15-12:30 pm: Mapping Communities of Color: The Implications of 2010 Census Redistricting Plans on the 2012 General Election (Warren Room)
11:15-12:30 pm: Voter ID, Election-Roll Purging and the Coordinated New Assault on Minority Voting Rights (Goldberg Room)
12:45-2:00 pm: Ruth Chance Lecture by Professor Spencer Overton, George Washington University (Room 110) Lunch provided by student-run journals.
2:15-3:15 pm: Strategy Session Roundtables (Civic & Electoral Participation; Legal Scholarship & Theory; Litigation Strategies; Policy/Adovcacy Strategies)
3:30-5:00 pm: Panel Discussion- Racial Equity & VRA Litigation Strategies Beyond the Racial Binary (Goldberg Room)
5:00-6:30 pm: Reception & Closing Remarks, by Thomas A. Saenz, President & General Counsel, MALDEF (Warren Room)
All panels, workshops, and strategy sessions will take place at UC Berkeley School of Law.
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