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Schedule for Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Legal and Movement Resistance to Prop. 187

This panel will kick off UC Davis Law’s commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Prop. 187.  Litigators who challenged Prop. 187 in court and in the streets will discuss their resistance strategies and lessons learned from their experiences for today’s anti-immigrant challenges.

Speakers:

Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Vibiana Andrade, General Counsel, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Angie Wei, Chief Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Policy Development, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Office
Moderator: Maria Blanco, Executive Director, UC Immigrant Legal Services Center

Room 1301
4:00-5:30

Schedule for Thursday, November 14, 2019

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – 10:30 KEYNOTE: Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

10:30 – 12:15
Panel 1:  The Effects of Prop. 187 on State and Federal Immigration Initiatives
Rick Su, Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law
Rose Cuison-Villazor, Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School
Huyen Pham, Professor of Law, Texas A&M
Moderator: Shayak Sarkar, Acting Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

12:15 – 1:00 LUNCH

1:00 – 3:00
Panel 2:  Prop. 187, Political Participation and Identity
Kevin Johnson, Dean and Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
Rachel Moran, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Vice-Provost, Graduate Studies, UC Berkeley
Marisa Abrajano, Professor, Political Science, UC San Diego
Oded Gurantz, Assistant Professor, Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri
Moderator: Robyn Rodriguez, Professor, Asian American Studies, UC Davis

3:00 – 4:30
Panel 3:  Social Integration and Welfare of Latinx and Immigrant Communities in the Wake of Prop. 187 and Today
Robert Irwin, Professor of Spanish, UC Davis School of Law
Giovanni Peri, Professor, Department of Economics, UC Davis
Beth Caldwell, Professor of Legal Analysis, Southwestern School of Law
Moderator: Leticia Saucedo, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

4:30 – 6:00 RECEPTION
King Hall, Second Floor Landing, all attendees are invited.

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