2012 ACLU NW Civil Liberties Conference

Subject to change


7:30 – 9 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Continental breakfast sponsored by Tonkon Torp LLP and Ransom Blackman LLP

9 - 9:45 a.m. 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Robert Klonoff, Dean and Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
David Fidanque
, Executive Director, ACLU of Oregon

Keynote - “Show Me Your Papers”: State Immigration Enforcement and the 21st Century Civil Liberties Crisis (CLE)

Cecillia Wang, Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project

10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

LGBTQ Rights (CLE)

Sponsored by Morel Ink

*Beth Allen, Beth Allen Law
Sasha Buchert, Communications Manager at Basic Rights Oregon and Board member of the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon (OGALLA)
Amanda Goad, Staff Attorney, ACLU LGBT and AIDS Project
Trish Walsh, Attorney at Farleigh Wada Witt and Board member of the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon (OGALLA)

Noon to 1 p.m.

1:15 to 3 p.m.

The Death Penalty: Death is Different (CLE)

Jeff Ellis, Director, Oregon Capital Resource Center
*Steve Kanter, Professor and former Dean, Lewis & Clark Law School
Jin Hee Lee, Assistant Counsel of the Criminal Justice Practice, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Jen Moreno, Staff Attorney, Berkeley Law Death Penalty Clinic 

3:15 - 5 p.m.

The First Amendment and Protest: A Year After Occupy (CLE)

Alan Galloway, Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Charlotte Garden
, Assistant Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law
*Aliza Kaplan, Associate Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing, Lewis & Clark Law School
Alan Schlosser, Legal Director, ACLU of Northern California

5 - 6:30 p.m.
Reception -
Sponsored by Lewis & Clark Law School

* Panel Moderator


Free and open to the public. Space is limited - please RSVP.

8:30 - 10 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast 

10 a.m. - Noon

Privacy R/evolution Workshop: Protecting Civil Liberties in the Digital Age (CLE)

Sponsored by James Gang Publishing

Chris Conley, Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Attorney at the ACLU of Northern California

Noon - 2 p.m.
BBQ and Live Music
Sponsored by James Gang Publishing