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University of Baltimore Angelos Law Center

The Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Confrerence

President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society and Beyond: The Historical and Contemporary Implications of Progressive Action and Human Fulfillment

"Say What?: Hip Hop Theorizes The Political"

Baltimore, MD

January 25, 2014


Universidad de Puerto Rico

Northeastern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference 2013

Defining Vice: Evolving Standards of Morality, Law, and Governance

"Have Drugs Won The War on Drugs? Or Was The Drug War Ever Really About Drugs?"

San Juan, Puerto Rice

December 5, 2013


Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Blurred Lines or Black or White?

"The Critical Importance of Legal Ethics in Business Relationships"

Fort Wayne, IN

November 15, 2013 


Indiana Tech Law School

On The Question of Regulating Guns

Symposium: Conference Co-Chair Person

Fort Wayne, IN

November 8, 2013


Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference 2013

"Hip Hop's Strident Call to Reform Criminal Justice"

Denver, CO

October 25, 2013



California Western Law School

Fall Diversity Speaker

"Private Prisons for Profit, Hip Hop and the Law, Attorneys as Advocates"

San Diego, CA

October 24, 2013


Chicago Bar Association, Entertainment Law Section

"Hip Hop's Influence on the Criminal Justice System"

Chicago, IL

October 17, 2013


LatCrit XVIII Conference

Resistance Rising: Theorizing and Building Cross-Sector Movements

Neoliberal Financialization and Its Discontents

"Reimagining Prision"

Chicago, IL

 October 4, 2013


West Virginia University College of Law

The Business of Human Rights: Moving Foward, Looking Back

Morgantown, WV

September 24, 2013


Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center

Saturday Sermon

"Ending the War on Drugs"

Indianapolis, IN

August 31, 2013


Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting 2013  

Corporate Social Responsibility (or Irresponsibility) in a Recessionary America

"The Private Prison Regime as a Failure of CSR"

West Palm Beach, FL

August 9, 2013


Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Sunday Sermon

“Peace, Liberty, and Justice for All?: America’s War on Drugs and the Prison Industrial Complex” 

June 30, 2013


Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

The Re-education of Barack Obama

“The Immoral Private Prison Industry”

April 19, 2013



Marquette University Law School

Speaking Numbers


“Law Schools and Policy:  The Challenge of Diversity in 2013”

April 18, 2013



St. John’s University School of Law


“The Perverse Incentives of the Private Prison Industry”

April 5, 2013



University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Austerity vs. Growth: Lessons for the US Economy

“Austerity Bites:  The Impact of Spending Cuts on Communities of Color”

March 1, 2013


Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Diversity Roundtable Lecture Series

“The Immoral Incentives of The Private Prison Industry”

February 21, 2013



Florida International University College of Law

Faculty Colloquium Speaker Series

“Junior Seau, Head Trauma, and the NFL’s Concussion Problem”

February 5, 2013



University of Pennsylvania Law School


“Derrick Bell: Godfather Provocateur”

January 25, 2013





Section on Socio-Economics

“Immunity From Financial Crime”

New Orleans, LA, January 4, 2013




Loyola Law School New Orleans


“Responding to the ‘Crisis’ in Legal Education”

January 4, 2013



University of Mississippi School of Law

The Impact of Concussion Lawsuits on the Future of Football 

“Junior Seau, Head Trauma, and the NFL’s Concussion Problem”

Mississippi Sports Law Review Symposium

November 9, 2012



Suffolk University Law School

Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

“Private Prison Profiteering and Market Failures”

October 26, 2012



Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta University Center)

The Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection Conference

“Tupac’s ‘Letter to the President’ and ‘Still I Rise’ as Intellectual Critique of American Law”

September 28, 2012



Law School Admissions Council, Newcomers Conference

“Why Diversity Matters in 2012”

Philadelphia, PA, September 10, 2012 



Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS)

2012 Annual Conference

“Citizens United and the Corporate Person”

Amelia Island, FL, August 1, 2012



The Law & Society Association 2012 Annual Conference

Sociolegal Conversations Across a Sea of Islands

“Families of Color in Crisis: Bearing the Crushing Weight of the Mortgage Meltdown”

Honolulu, HI, June 6, 2012




Capital University Law School

Diversity Speaker Series

“All Eyez on Me: Hip Hop, Mass Incarceration and the Prison Industrial”

April 19, 2012



Capital University Law School

Faculty Colloquium speaker Series

“Racial Coding and the Financial Market Crisis”

April 19, 2012



Cumberland School of Law at Samford University

Southeast/Southwest People of Color Scholarship Conference

“Families of Color in Crisis: Bearing the Weight of the Mortgage Meltdown”

March 30, 2012



Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Diversity Roundtable Series

“Why Diversity Matters Now More Than Ever”

March 1, 2012



University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Three Years After Lehman: Assessing the Regulatory Reforms on the Next Financial Crisis Conference

“Coyotes on Wall Street: The Surprising Motivations of the Mortgage Meltdown CEOs”

February 24, 2012



Howard University School of Law

Mid-Atlantic People of Color Scholarship Conference 

“Hip Hop’s Critique of the Prison Industrial Complex”

January 27, 2012



Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law

Hip Hop and the Law Lecture Series 

“All Eyez on Me: Hip Hop, Mass Incarceration, and the Prison Industrial Complex”

January 26, 2012



2012 AALS Annual Meeting 

Section on Socio-Economics

“The Perverse Incentives of a Private Prison Corporate Executive”

Washington, DC,

 January 5, 2012



Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference 2011

“A Plea for Sanity in U.S. Drug Sentencing Policy,” Panel Presentation, “Can Hip Hop Help End the Drug War?”

Los Angeles, CA

November 4, 2011




LatCrit XVI Conference

Global Justice: Theories, Histories, Futures 

“The Destruction of Minority Wealth: Financial Market Crisis of 2008”

San Diego, CA, October 7, 2011