Panel I – Antiracist Policy in Consumer Law – March 4, 4:00 PM (All times are CST.)
The symposium's first panel will highlight antiracist policy arising in the various areas of consumer law. The panelists' expertise and discussion topics range from historical analysis of racist consumer facing practices to modern analyses of consumer protection most needing antiracist interventions.
Deseriee Kennedy – Professor of Law, Tuoro Law Center
Andrea Freeman – Professor of Law, University of Hawaii
Odette Williamson – Staff Attorney, NCLC
Panel II – Racial Inequity In Lending Practices – March 5, 9:00 AM
The symposium's second panel will tackle how wide-ranging treatments of loan recipients can be depending on the race of the applicant. A blend of professors, authors, practitioners, and journalists, the panel all analyze this issue through different lenses to provide a thorough analysis.
Winnie Taylor – Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Ted Janger – Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Chris Willis – Partner, Ballard Spahr
Bob Sullivan – Author, Journalist
Panel III – The Government's Role on Consumer Protection – March 5, 10:40 AM
The symposium's final panel analyzes what role the government plays in protecting consumers in the areas of housing, healthcare, and business. The panel consists of two professors researching these topics as well as representatives from two organizations working closely and In tandem with the government for consumer protection.
John Yinger – Professor of Economics, Syracuse University
Anne-Marie Hakstian – Professor of Business, Salem State University
Daniel Threet – Research Analyst, NLIHC
Morgan Williams – General Counsel, NFHA
Keynote Address – March 5, 12:00 PM
Kwame Raoul – Attorney General, State of Illinois