October 4, 2019

9:00 am - 6:30 pm

2019 ACS Northeast Regional Convening


The ACS New York Law School Student Chapter and the ACS New York Lawyer Chapter are hosting a symposium for ACS student chapters throughout the Northeast.

Join students and professionals for a series of panels considering topical legal issues of the day, including hate speech, the Second Amendment and gun violence, the role of the State Attorneys General in opposing restrictive federal policies, the 2020 elections, police accountability, and more, including a keynote address by former Public Advocate candidate and ACS National Board Member Dawn Smalls.

Check-in opens at 9:00 a.m. in the New York Law School lobby.

Confirmed speakers include:

Nadia Aziz, Co-Interim Director of the Stop Hate Project, Lawyers Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

Alvin Bragg, Visiting Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, New York Law School; former Chief Deputy Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General

Elena Goldstein, Acting Bureau Chief and Senior Trial Counsel, Civil Rights Bureau, New York State Office of the Attorney General

Perry Grossman, Senior Staff Attorney, Voting Rights Project, New York Civil Liberties Union

Lisa F. Grumet, Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Director of the Diane Abbey Law Institute for Children and Families, New York Law School

Dawn L. Smalls, Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP; Member, ACS National Board of Directors

Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School; Former President, American Civil Liberties Union

Check back here for more information regarding scheduling and confirmed speakers.

The program will run from 9:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. with a networking reception to follow.