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4.14.2015

APALJ 2015 Symposium: Under the Radar

Saturday, April 18 at UCLA School of Law



Hey, Los Angeles. The UCLA Asian Pacific American Law Journal's annual symposium is on Saturday, April 18, 2015. This year's theme, "Under the Radar," will discuss Asian Americans and the criminal justice system, affirmative action, and the Affordable Care Act. Here's more information, including the day's schedule:

APALJ 2015 Symposium: Under the Radar
Saturday April 18, 11:30am-5:30pm, Room 1430

This year, esteemed panelists from across the country will discuss three timely topics: (1) the criminal justice system, (2) affirmative action, and (3) the Affordable Care Act. Our schedule is as follows:

Lunch and Registration
11:30-12pm, Room 1430

Opening remarks by Professor Jerry Kang
12pm, Room 1430

Police Brutality and the API Community: Why Ferguson Matters
12:15-1:45, Room 1430
Jeff Adachi, elected Public Defender of San Francisco
Paul Jung, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Mia Yamamoto, Law Office of Mia Yamamoto

The Affordable Care Act: Are API's Slipping Through the Cracks?
2:00-3:30, Room 1430
Connie Lo, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Journalist and Activist
Helen Tran, Legal Aid

Where We Stand: Affirmative Action and Asian Americans
4:00-5:30, Room 1430
Robert Chang, Professor at Seattle University School of Law
Vinay Harpalani, Professor at Savannah Law School
Peter Huang, Professor at Colorado Law
Betty Hung, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Please RSVP here to reserve your lunch.

Registration is free, but you gotta RSVP here.