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ACS 2010 Convention Schedule

Thursday, June 17

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Moot Court Finals

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Gala Dinner, Featuring Senator Al Franken

Friday, June 18

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Lawyer Chapter Leadership Session

9:15 – 11:00 Plenary *

The Regulatory State in the Age of Obama

Richard Cordray, Attorney General, State of Ohio

John Podesta, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for American

Judge Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Material Support Provisions and the First Amendment

Ann Beeson, Executive Director of U.S. Programs, Open Society Institute

David D. Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Geoffrey R. Stone, Professor of Law, University Chicago Law School

Akil Vohra, Counsel, Muslim Charity Works Campaign, Muslim Advocates

Kenneth L. Wainstein, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP

2010 Census and Redistricting

Kristen Clarke, Co-Director, Political Participation Project, NAACP Legal Defense

and Educational Fund

Julie Fernandes, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice,

Civil Rights Division

Allison Hayward, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of


Nina Perales, Southwestern Regional Counsel, MALDEF Southwest Regional


Paul M. Smith, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP

Leticia Van de Putte, Senator, District 26, Senate of Texas, Texas Legislature

Access to Federal Courts after Iqbal and Twombly

Debo P. Adegbile, Director of Litigation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational


Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

John A. Freedman, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

Barbara J. Hart, Shareholder, Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C.

Suzette M. Malveaux, Associate Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law,

Catholic University of America

Arthur R. Miller, University Professor, New York University School of Law

Judge W. Louis Sands, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Judge Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Healthcare after Reform: Opportunities, Implementation, and Challenges

Jack M. Balkin, Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown

University Law Center

Lisalyn R. Jacobs, Vice President for Government Relations, Legal Momentum

Simon Lazarus, Public Policy Counsel, National Senior Citizens Law Center

Judith L. Lichtman, Senior Advisor, National Partnership for Women & Families

Neera Tanden, Chief Operating Officer, Center for American Progress

12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Networking and Mentoring

1:15 – 2:30 p.m. Luncheon, Featuring Homeland Security Secretary Janet


2:45 – 4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Technology, Change, and the Future of the Fourth Amendment

Susan A. Bandes, Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law

Elizabeth E. Joh, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

Orin S. Kerr, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Marc Zwillinger, Partner, Zwillinger Genetski LLP

Legal Services for Low-Income People

Peter B. Edelman, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Justice Earl Johnson, Jr., Scholar in Residence, Western Center on Law and
Poverty, Former Justice, California Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa

Judge Stephen Reinhardt, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Judge Inez Smith Reid, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Frank B. Strickland, Partner, Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP

Laurence H. Tribe, Senior Counselor for Access to Justice, U.S. Department of

Environmental Protection in a Climate of Change

Jonathan Adler, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of


Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center

Lisa Heinzerling, Associate Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection

Agency’s Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation

Rachel Jacobson, Principal Deputy Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior

Marriage Equality: An Update and Preview

Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director, Gay & Lesbian Advocates &

Christopher Hayes, Washington, D.C. Editor, The Nation

Brian W. Raum, Senior Counsel, Marriage Litigation Center, Alliance Defense


Therese M. Stewart, Chief Deputy City Attorney, City of San Francisco

Camilla B. Taylor, Senior Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal

4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Networking and Mentoring

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Remarks by Representative Linda Sánchez

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Plenary *

Immigration Reform: Congress and the States

Antonia Hernández, President and Chief Executive Officer, California

Community Foundation

Gabriel J. (Jack) Chin, Professor of Law, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers

College of Law.

Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel, MALDEF.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reception

Saturday, June 19

9:00 – 10:45 a.m. Plenary *

Congress and the Courts

Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law

Judge U.W. Clemon, Shareholder, White Arnold & Dowd P.C., Retired, U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School

Jonathan P. Hiatt, Executive Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff,


Pamela S. Karlan, Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and Kenneth and
Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School

Representative Jerrold Nadler, Chairman, Subcommittee on the Constitution,

Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, U.S. House of Representatives

John Payton, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and

Educational Fund

11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Detainees and Justice: Military Commissions versus Trials within the

Federal Court System

Marc Ambinder, Politics Editor, The Atlantic

Eugene Fidell, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School

Noel J. Francisco, Partner, Jones Day

Deborah Pearlstein, Associate Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School,

Princeton University

Steven R. Shapiro, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union

No Worker Left Behind: Labor Law and the Right to Organize

Ana Avendaño, Associate General Counsel and Director of the Immigrant Worker
Program, AFL-CIO

Willis J. Goldsmith, Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day

Margaret McCann, Associate General Counsel, AFSCME

Harold Meyerson, Editor at Large, The American Prospect

Benjamin Sachs, Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

The Federal Role In Improving Indigent Criminal Defense

Stephen B. Bright, President and Senior Counsel, Southern Center for Human

Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Erik Luna, Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Laurence H. Tribe, Senior Counselor for Access to Justice, U.S. Department of


Jo-Ann Wallace, President and CEO, National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Citizens United v. FEC: The Decision, Its Implications, and the Road Ahead

Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court Correspondent, USA Today

Marc E. Elias, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Benjamin L. Ginsberg, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP

Mark Schneider, Associate General Counsel, SEIU

Monica Youn, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School
of Law

12:30 – 12:45 p.m. Networking and Mentoring

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Luncheon, Featuring Mayor Cory A. Booker

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Student Leadership Retreat

*ACS is a State Bar of California and State Bar of Illinois approved MCLE provider.