2013 National Convention Program: “…And Justice for All”


Featured Remarks

Exciting speakers, including U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Jeff Merkley, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (just confirmed), and Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West have already been confirmed! We also will be honoring our 2013 Progressive Champions, U.S. Representative John Lewis and Microsoft General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Brad Smith.

Opening Session Panel:

  • A Call to Public Service

Plenary Panels:

  • Courts, the Constitution, and Social Change

  • The Value of a Vote: Reassessing Political Equality

  • Reclaiming Gideon

Breakout Sessions:

  • A Corporate Takeover of the First Amendment?

  • A Class Act Term?: The Supreme Court and Class Actions

  • Fresh Perspectives and the Future of Federalism

  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform: DREAMs, Possibilities, and Obstacles

  • The Era of Mass Incarceration

  • Showdown: A Dialogue over the Second Amendment

  • The Worker Voice in a New Era of Organizing

  • The Search for Privacy and Security in the Internet’s Modern Era

  • The Resegregation of America: The State of Fair Housing

  • Money, Politics, and State Courts: A Threat to a Fair and Impartial Judiciary?

  • Perspectives on National Security and the War on Terror

  • Winner Stays, Loser Pays: Developments in Fee Shifting

  • Covering the Court: Inside the Supreme Court Press Room