The following highlights events recently hosted by the Journal
of Civil Rights and Economic development.
In March, 2012, the Journal and The
Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic
Development hosted a full-day symposium,
Border Patrols: The Legal, Racial, Social and Economic Implications
of United States Immigration Policy. The symposium offered a
multi-disciplinary exploration of immigration reform that was
thoughtful, intellectually rigorous and provocative.
On November 11, 2011, JCRED co-sponsored an engaging day long
Opening Doors: Making Diversity Matter in Law School
Admissions. The event, which was held at the Law School and
drew 80 attendees, addressed the lack of diversity in legal
education and the number of college students of color applying to
and gaining admission to law school.
On November 12, 2010, the Journal convened a symposium on
the topic of
Legal, Secular, and Religious Perspectives on Marriage
Equality/Marriage Protection/Same Sex Marriage. We were honored
to host the robust and insightful examination of these important