Harvard Law School Will Host "Toward a Civil Gideon: The Future of Legal Services"

Saturday, April 6
10:15 AM to 3:30 PM
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall 1015

This symposium will feature scholar-practitioners from around the country discussing the access to justice crisis and how to solve it. Panelists include: Scott Cummings (UCLA); Russell Engler (New England School of Law); Jim Greiner (HLS); David Grossman (HLS); Gene Nichol (Center on Poverty); Deborah Rhode (Stanford); Rebecca Sandefur (U of I); and Richard Zorza (UCLA). We hope that you will join them on April 6 to take part in this important conversation. If you can't make it the whole day, feel free to stop by when you are available!*

10:15-10:30AM--Breakfast & Coffee
10:30-10:45AM--Welcoming Remarks
10:45-12:00 PM--The Crisis: Turner, and The Unmet Needs of Civil Litigants
12:00-1:15 PM--Today’s Pro Bono Efforts: What’s Working, What Isn’t
1:15-2:15 PM--Chipotle Lunch & Keynote Address: Lessons from Gideon, and The Struggle for Access to Justice
2:15-3:30 PM--The Future of Legal Services: Improving Law and Policy

Sponsored by the Harvard Law School Milbank Tweed Fund. Co-sponsored by Advocates for Education, American Civil Liberties Union-HLS, the Black Law Student’s Association, Child and Youth Advocates, HLS Democrats, the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Prison Legal Assistance Project, the Tenant Advocacy Project, and the Women’s Law Association. The Office of Clinical Programs is also a co-sponsor.

For more, click here: http://hlpronline.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Harvard-Symposium-Schedule.pdf