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Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

  • Ken Standard, Board of Governors, American Bar Association

 

Introductory Comments

8:15 AM – 8:35 AM

  • Dr. Bryan Brayboy, Special Advisor to the President, Professor of Justice and Social Inquiry; Director, Center for Indian Education, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University

 

School-To-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country ASU Law Journal Symposium, Part I

8:35 AM – 10:10 AM

  • Sarah Redfield (Moderator), ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Dr. Laura McNeal, “Managing Our Blindspot: The Role of Bias in the School-To-Prison Pipeline,” Assistant Professor of Law, Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
  • Jason Nance, “The Criminalization of School Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline: Problems and Solutions” Associate Professor of Law, Associate Director for Education Law and Policy for the Center on Children and Families, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Tiffani Darden, “Exploring the Spectrum: How the Law May Advance a Social Movement,” Associate Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law; Chair, AALS Education Law Section
  • Claire Raj, “The Misidentification of Children with Disabilities: A Harm with No Foul,” Assistant Professor, Clinical Program, University of South Carolina School of Law

 

BREAK

10:10 AM – 10:25 AM

 

School-To-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country ASU Law Journal Symposium, Part II

10:25 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Sarah Redfield (Moderator), ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • Jenifer Kasten, Director of Public Policy, Decoding Dyslexia Arizona

 

BREAK

11:45 AM – 12:10 PM

 

LUNCH – Keynote Address

12:10 PM – 12:50 PM

 

School-To-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country Town Hall: What are the Problems? What are the Solutions?

12:50 PM – 2:50 PM

  • Malia Villegas (Moderator), Director, Policy and Research, National Congress of American Indians
  • Sarah Redfield (Moderator), ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, University of New Hampshire School of Law
  • The Honorable Ron Whitener, Associate Judge, Tulalip Tribal Court; Affiliated Assistant Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law
  • Sheri Freemont, Director, Family Advocacy Center, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • Stephen Pevar, Senior Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, Racial Justice Program

 

 

BREAK

2:50 PM – 3:05 PM

 

Reflections of Civil Rights in Indian Country: Where are we now? What is next?

3:05 PM – 5:05 PM

  • John Lewis, Former Executive Director, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
  • Sam Deloria, Director, American Indian Graduate Center
  • Dr. Denise Bates, Interdisciplinary Studies and Organizational Leadership Faculty, College of Letters and Sciences, Arizona State University

 

Closing Remarks and Adjourn

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM

 


The following books will be available for purchase and the authors will be available to sign copies of the books during breaks and after the conference concludes.

           

  1. The Right of Indians and Tribes, by Stephen Pevar

 

  1. The Other Movement:  Indian Rights and Civil Rights in the Deep South, by Dr. Denise Bates

 

  1. Racism, Public Schooling and the Entrenchment of White Supremacy:  A Critical Race Ethnography, by Dr. Sabina Vaught

 

We will also be hosting a showing of the We Are All Criminals project; by creator Emily Baxter, Fellow, University of Minnesota Law School’s Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.

 

 

 


 

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