Symposium Schedule


9:00 am – 9:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Darcy Kirk, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Library and Technology, UConn School of Law

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Panel 1: The Practical Applications of the Disparate Impact Doctrine across Industries

Elizabeth M. Schneider, Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Cheryl Sharp ’93, Deputy Director of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO)

Erin Kemple, Executive Director, Connecticut Fair Housing Center

Moderator: Jon Bauer, Clinical Professor of Law and Richard D. Tulisano ’69 Scholar in Human Rights

10:30 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am – 11:45 am
Panel 2: The Doctrinal Viability and Future of the Disparate Impact Doctrine

Ariel White, Department of Government, Harvard University

Martin B. Margulies, Professor Emeritus of Law, Quinnipiac University School of Law

Kevin M. Barry, Professor of Law, Quinnipiac University School of Law

Moderator: Peter Siegelman, Roger Sherman Professor of Law, Insurance Law Center, University of Connecticut School of Law

11:45 am – 12:00 pm
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Buffet Lunch for Guests Who Have Submitted an RSVP
1:00 pm
Welcome Remarks

Timothy S. Fisher, Dean and Professor of Law, UConn School of Law

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Amy Wax, Robert Mundheim Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Author of Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008)

Book signing by Professor Wax immediately following the keynote address.