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13th Annual OUTLaw Midwest LGBTQ Legal Rights Conference: "Queer and Present Danger: Advancing LGBTQ Rights in Difficult Times"

13th Annual OUTLaw Midwest LGBTQ Legal Rights Conference: "Queer and Present Danger: Advancing LGBTQ Rights in Difficult Times" (MCLE 6.0) Thursday, March 1 - Friday, March 2, 2018, Anheuser Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Courtroom, Room 310 Hosted by Washington University School of Law OUTLaw, Public Interest Law & Policy Speaker Series, Assembly Series, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity Thursday, March 1 3:00pm--Welcome & Presentation of Lead OUTLoud Awards, sponsored by Thompson Coburn, LLP: Nancy Staudt, Howard & Caroline Cayne Distinguished Professor of Law and Dean,Washington University School of Law Honorees: James Esseks, Denise Lieberman, Tracy McCreery, Steph Perkins 3:25pm--Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Adrienne D. Davis, William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law and Vice-Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity, Washington University 3:30pm--Keynote Address: James Esseks, Director, LGBT & HIV Project, American Civil Liberties Union; Legal Counsel, Obergefell v. Hodges and United States v. Windsor Immediately following the keynote address— LGBTQ Liberty & Justice Issues: Sisters Under Siege: • James Esseks, Director, LGBT & HIV Project, American Civil Liberties Union, moderator • Karen Aroesty, Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League, St. Louis • Liz Blackwell, Partner, Thompson Coburn, LLP • Jason Hall, Co-Founder, Lawyers 4 Equality; Co-Founder and Managing Director, ‎Arch to Park Collaborative • Tracy McCreery, Mo House of Representatives - Dem, District 88 5:30-6:30pm--Networking Reception, sponsored by Sandberg Phoenix von Gontard LLP Friday, March 2 1:00pm--Legal Determinants of Health Outcomes • Lennox Mark, Law Student, Washington University, moderator • James Esseks Director, LGBT & HIV Project, American Civil Liberties Union • Dr. Rupa Patel, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University • Liz Sepper, Professor of Law, Washington University • Dr. Sharon Dunski Vermont, Mercy Hospital Clinic – Pediatrics 2:30pm--OUT in the Workplace and in Our Schools • Nathan Bruns, Law Student, Washington University, moderator • Amy Hunter, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion, St. Louis Children's Hospital, BJC • Denise Lieberman, Senior Attorney and Co-Program Director, Power and Democracy, Advancement Project • Steph Perkins, Executive Director, PROMO • Tony Rothert, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri 4:00pm - Conclusion

Sponsoring Organization: Washington University School of Law OUTLaw, Public Interest Law & Policy Speaker Series, Assembly Series, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity
Contact Name: rachel mance
Phone: (314) 935-6403
E-mail: rmance@wustl.edu