Berkeley J. of African-American Law & Policy Symposia

The Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy (BJALP) is proud to host biyearly symposia reflecting the current climate facing the African-American community and communities of color, generally. BJALP's symposia typically last an entire day, featuring panels, participatory breakout and strategy sessions, and a Keynote address geared towards ultimately improving the conditions of the African-American community.

Our most recent symposia have covered affirmative action in higher education and Black and Latino vote dilution. Topics are typically decided by our Symposium Editor; however, BJALP welcomes all thoughtful suggestions.

Recent Press Coverage

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Browse the contents of BJALP's Symposia:

2014: 25 Years From Now: The Case For Diversity And Future Of Affirmative Action In The Wake Of Fisher And Schuette!
2013: Mapping The Ballot Box: Voting Rights and the Propensity for Electoral Success in a 'Post-Racial' America
2010: The Honorable Thelton E. Henderson Symposium
2007: Setting the Agenda: Examining the Critical Legal Issues Facing African-Americans and Minority Communities in the 2008 Elections
2006: As the Flood Waters Recede: the Injustice Exposed by Hurricane Katrina
2006: Overturning 209: A Joint Symposium and Movement