Featured Speakers

* Caroline Fredrickson, President, American Constitution Society

Rep. John Lewis, Georgia

Sen. Jeff Merkley, Oregon

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Maryland

U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts

Tony West, Acting Associate Attorney General

Confirmed Convention Speakers

Kimberly Atkins, Staff Writer, Lawyers USA

Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment, Yale Law School

Craig Becker, General Counsel, AFL-CIO

John H.  Beisner, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

John B. Bellinger III, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

Judge Mark W. Bennett,  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa

Stephen P. Berzon, Founding Partner, Altshuler Berzon LLP

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

Joan Biskupic, Legal Affairs Editor-in-Charge, Reuters

John R. Bowman, Director of Federal Relations, American Association for Justice

* David M. Brodsky, Principal, Brodsky ADR LLC

Rebecca Brown, Newton Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Arthur H. Bryant, Executive Director, Public Justice

Jessica Bulman-Pozen, Associate Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Derwyn Bunton, Chief District Defender, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Scott Burns, Executive Director, National District Attorneys Association

Rachel Paine Caufield, Professor, Drake University

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

Katie Corrigan, Policy Director for the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Walter E. Dellinger III, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers, LLP; former acting Solicitor General

Rep. Crisanta Duran, Colorado General Assembly

Harvey Epstein, Associate Director, Urban Justice Center

Judge Gary Feinerman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 

Susan Freiwald, Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law

Charles Fried, Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard Law School 

* Faith E. Gay, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 

* Judge Nancy Gertner, Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School; former Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Patti Goldman, Vice President for Litigation, Earthjustice 

Willis J. Goldsmith, Partner, Jones Day

Thomas C. Goldstein, Partner, Goldstein & Russell, P.C.

* Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Associate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

Sarita Gupta, Executive Director, Jobs with Justice

Ryan P. Haygood, Director, Political Participation Group, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund

M. Clara Hernandez, Public Defender, El Paso County, Texas

Ann C. Hodges, Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

Diane L. Houk, Of Counsel, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP

Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Jamil N. Jaffer, Republican Chief Counsel and Senior Advisor, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

* Dawn Johnsen, Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Olatunde Johnson, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

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

Kim M. Keenan, General Counsel, NAACP

Justice Marilyn Kelly, Distinguished Jurist in Residence, Wayne State University Law School; former Chief Justice, Michigan Supreme Court

Jeremy Kidd, Assistant Professor of Law, Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Adam T. Klein, Partner, Outten & Golden LLP

Judge Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Martin S. Lederman, Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Sanford V. Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair and Professor of Government, University of Texas School of Law

David Lieber, Privacy Policy Counsel, Google

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, New York State Court of Appeals

Adam Liptak, Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times

Justice Goodwin Liu, California Supreme Court

Suzette M. Malveaux, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

Judge Beverly B. Martin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

David A. Martin, Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Clarissa Martínez-De-Castro, Director, Immigration and Civic Engagement, National Council of La Raza

Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Cyrus Mehri, Founding Partner, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC

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

Kathleen S. Morris, Associate Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law

Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, New York University School of Law; Founding Legal Director, Brennan Center for Justice

Gene R. Nichol, Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity, University of North Carolina School of Law

Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute

Jennifer M. O'Connor, Partner, WilmerHale

Mark W. Osler, Professor of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law

Nina Perales, Vice President of Litigation, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Richard H. Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law

Matthew Pillischer, Director, Broken On All Sides

* Andrew J. Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

David Porter, Assistant Federal Defender, Eastern District of California

Manu Raju, Senior Congressional Reporter, POLITICO

Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center; Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Steve Sanders, Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Mark Schneider, Counsel for Political Programs and Associate General Counsel, SEIU

Christopher A. Seeger, Partner, Seeger Weiss LLP

Jonathan D. Selbin, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

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

Joanna Shepherd-Bailey, Associate Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law

Neil S. Siegel, Professor of Law and Political Science and Co-Director of the Program in Public Law, Duke University School of Law

* Reva Siegel, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Shanna Singh Hughey, Senior Advisor, Office of Mayor Karl Dean (Nashville, Tenn.)

* Cliff Sloan, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Kemba Smith Pradia, Author, Poster Child: The Kemba Smith Story; Founder, Kemba Smith Foundation

Shanna Smith, President, National Fair Housing Alliance

Sherrese M. Smith, Chief Counsel to Chairman Genachowski, Federal Communications Commission 

Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Law School

* David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Harry P. Susman, Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP

Peter P. Swire, C. William O'Neill Professor in Law and Judicial Administration, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society Foundations

Franita Tolson, Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law

Nina Totenberg, Legal Affairs Correspondent, NPR

Amanda Tyler, Legislative Counsel, Office of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (Texas)

John Vail, Vice President and Senior Litigation Counsel, Center for Constitutional Litigation

Jacob L. Vigdor, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Director of Graduate Studies & PhD Program, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy

Judge Vaughn R. Walker, Law Office of Vaughn R. Walker; former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Barry A.  Weprin, Partner, Milberg LLP

Justice David Wiggins, Iowa Supreme Court

James E. Williams Jr., Public Defender, Orange and Chatham Counties, North Carolina

Adam Winkler, Professor of Law, University of California Los Angeles School of Law

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

Elizabeth B. Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

* member of the ACS Board of Directors