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Maryland-Toronto Colloquium on Discrimination


May 11-12, 2012

Colloquium on the Philosophical Foundation of Discrimination Law
Part II, Maryland Session,
May 11-12, 2012

The conference will be held in the Faculty Study of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 500 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD, 21210.

BY INVITATION ONLY

Friday May 11

Breakfast available from 9:00 am – Faculty Study, 2nd floor
Opening remarks by Deborah Hellman

Session 1: 9:30 am – 11:30

Denise Réaume, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Comparison/Relevance/Formalism: The Uses and Abuses of Comparison in Equality Rights Adjudication 
Commentary:  Margot Young, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia

Lunch: 11:30-1:00 – Mem Sahib (Indian buffet)

Session 2: 1:00-3:00

Deborah Hellman, University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
The Moral Foundation of Anti-Discrimination Law
Commentary:  Sam Bagenstos, University of Michigan (Law)

Coffee break:  3:00-3:30

Session 3: 3:30-5:30

Tarun Khaitan, Christ Church, Oxford (Law)
Autonomy, Respect and Discrimination: A Liberal Perfectionist Foundation for Discrimination Law (available on request to conference participants).
Commentary:  David Wasserman, Yeshiva University

Colloquium Dinner: 6:30
Alewife, 21 North Eutaw St., 21201

Saturday May 12

Breakfast available from 8:30 am (Faculty Study)

Session 4: 9-11am

George Rutherglen, University of Virginia School of Law
Concrete or Abstract Conceptions of Discrimination?
Commentary: Michael Selmi, George Washington University Law School

Coffee break 11-11:30

Session 5:  11:30-1:30

Julie Suk, Cardozo Law School
Rethinking Quotas and Discrimination
Commentary: Kim Forde-Mazrui, University of Virginia School of Law

Lunch: 1:30-2:30 (Faculty study)

Colloquium ends


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