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Breonna Taylor Day-Long Symposium

 

The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law is hosting a day-long symposium on Breonna Taylor on October 23, 2020. Please join us for five panel discussions of lawyers, law professors, activists, practitioners, politicians, and students. The panels will probe the legal issues surrounding the criminal charges and defenses, search warrant inconsistencies, damages awarded to the family, the federal investigation, and the impact of race on policing. Panelists include attorneys for Breonna Taylor's family, Kentucky State Representative Attica Scott, and nationally recognized experts in both criminal law and procedure. We hope you can join us.

 

Speaker Bios and photos

 

 

Symposium Recordings

Full Symposium - Youtube

Panel One and Opening Remarks - Zoom

Panel Two - Zoom

Lunch Speaker - Zoom

Panel Three - Zoom

Panel Four - Zoom

Panel Five - Zoom

 

 

 

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks: Mary Davis, Dean, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

 

8:35 Moment of Silence: Recognizing the Humanity of Breonna Taylor, Ashlei McPherson, Student

 

8:36 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  PANEL ONE: THE SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES

 

Moderator: Chabre Woods, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Sam Aguiar, Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s Family

Michael Mannheimer, Professor, Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law

Samuel A. Marcosson, Professor, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Leslie Scott, Assistant Professor, Detroit Mercy School of Law

Mitchell F. Crusto, Henry F. Bonura, Jr., Professor, Loyola New Orleans College of Law

 

10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  PANEL TWO: PROCEDURAL PROBLEMS

 

Moderator: Kirstin Handshoe, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Cortney E. Lollar, James & Mary Lassiter Associate Professor, University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law

Njeri Mathis Rutledge, Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston

Leslie W. Abramson, Frost Brown Todd Professor of Law, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Jonathan P. Witmer-Rich, Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment, Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Raleigh Dixon, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

 

11:45 to 12:00 p.m. Lunch/Break

 

12:00 Lunch Speaker Introduction, Dwight Haggard III, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

 

Lunch Speaker: Attica Scott, State Representative, Kentucky

 

12:30 p.m. to 1:45 pm PANEL THREE: DAMAGES

 

Moderator: Erik McCarley, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Sam Aguiar, Attorney for Breonna Taylor’s Family

Ramsi Woodcock, Associate Professor, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Daniel J. Canon, Visiting Professor, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Jon Fleischaker, Attorney

                                                                                           

 

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 PANEL FOUR: THE FEDS

 

Miranda B. Roberts, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Harold McDonough, former AUSA, Middle District of TN

Roy L. Austin, Partner, Harris, Wiltshire and Grannis LLP

Benjamin C. Glassman, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, Former U.S. Attorney, S.D. Ohio

Cynthia M. Deitle, Director, Civil Rights Reform, Matthew Shepard Foundation

Patrick Molloy, former US Attorney ED of KY

 

3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. PANEL FIVE: RACE, RACE AND POLICE SHOOTINGS

 

Moderator: Maya S. Marshall, Student, UKY Rosenberg College of Law

Lonita Baker, Attorney for Breonna Taylor's family

Jeannine Bell, Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law, Indiana University Bloomington, Maurer School of Law

Jalila Jefferson-Bullock, Associate Professor, Duquesne University

Jelani Jefferson Exum, Professor, University Detroit Mercy