March 18, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Pacific Time

ACS Bay Area: Progressive Federalism: Looking to State Constitutions to Advance Civil Rights

Paul Hastings LLP, San Francisco, CA

With the federal courts moving ever further to the right, progressive advocates are looking once again to state constitutions to advance civil rights and protect individual liberties. Join the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society for a lively discussion about the opportunities and risks of seeking refuge in the state courts, and the future of progressive federalism.



Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law; Member, ACS National Board of Directors

Jamie Crook, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California

The Honorable Goodwin Liu, Justice, Supreme Court of California

Moderated by:

David Carrillo, Executive Director, California Constitution Center, UC Berkeley School of Law

1.0 hour of California MCLE credit has been approved for this program.