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Detroit Mercy Law Review Symposium: Race, Class, and Environmental Justice

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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

651 East Jefferson Avenue

Detroit, MI 48226

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Detroit Mercy Law Review hosts its 104th annual Symposium, centering on Race, Class, and Environmental Justice.

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The Detroit Mercy Law Review will welcome scholars, legal professionals, and community leaders from across the country to discuss issues at the intersection of environmental law and justice. Topics include how the effects of climate change, water quality, natural disasters, and food supply impact marginalized communities. The event is free and open to the public. All sessions held in Room 226. A reception will follow in the Law School’s atrium.

Please join for 1 or multiple panels.

Panel 1 - Water Justice & Lead Exposure: 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Panel 2 - Natural Disasters & Climate Change: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch - Keynote Discussion:12:30 pm - 1:45 pm (Please note: availability to RSVP for the Keynote Discussion will close on Friday, February 21)

Panel 3 - Food Justice & the Green New Deal: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Panel 4 - Community Lawyering & Environmental Justice Organizing: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Reception - A cocktail reception starting at 5:00 p.m. in the atrium of Detroit Mercy Law follows the Symposium. Join for an evening of delicious drinks and hors d'oeurves while connecting with the various panelists, students and community members.

For additional information on the speakers and presentations, please click here.

Questions? Contact Bridget Underhill at underhbl@udmercy.edu.

We encourage guests to bring reusable water bottles!

PARKING: Very limited spaces available in the Detroit Mercy Law School lot off Larned St.

Other parking options:

- Limited street parking is available on Jefferson, Larned, and St. Antoine

- Lot at 589 E. Congress St. (surface lot and small deck parking)

- Griswold-Larned Parking Garage at 525 Griswold St.

- Lot at 440 E. Congress St.

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