Annual Events

Judicial and Bar Conference Itinerary

Justice for All? Bias and Discrimination in the 21st Century

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Detailed Itinerary

Friday, April 7, 2017  

8:30–9:30 a.m.

 Conference Registration

9:30–10:15 a.m.

 Call to Order and Reports

10:30–12:00 p.m.

 Plenary: Justice for All? Bias and Discrimination in the 21st Century

12:15–2:00 p.m.


2:15–3:45 p.m.

 Seminar: Electing to Preserve LGBT Advancements:
 Moving Toward Equality

2:15–3:45 p.m.

 Seminar: Constitutional Rights in Tension:
 Freedom of Religion v. Equal Protection

2:15–4:15 p.m.

 Seminar: Religious Profiling: Targeted Policing, Islamophobia and Equal Protection

2:15–4:15 p.m.

 Seminar: Countries Leaving the International Criminal Court:
 Impact on International Criminal Law

2:15–4:15 p.m.

 Seminar: When a Bias for English Stands in the Way of Justice

2:15–4:15 p.m.

 Seminar: Making the Invisible Visible:
 Implicit Gender Bias in Family Court Cases Involving Abuse

2:30–5:45 p.m.   

 Ethics CLE: Implicit Bias, Personal Reflections and Your Ethical Duties

4:15–5:45 p.m.

 Free Forum: Becoming a Judge in the District of Columbia Courts

4:15–5:45 p.m.

 Seminar: Eradicating Unconscious Bias in High Volume Courts

4:30–5:45 p.m.   

 Seminar: ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g): 
 A Harassment and Discrimination Update

4:30–5:45 p.m.   

 Seminar: Bias Barriers for Human Trafficking Survivors

6:00–8:00 p.m.  

 Judicial Reception Honoring D.C. and Federal Judges of Courts in the District of Columbia