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December 02, 2021

Critical race theory, immigration hot topics at ABA Social Justice Policy Summit, Dec. 8-9

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2021 – In an effort to create awareness around issues such as racial equity and social justice, the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice will jointly host an online program, “A Social Justice Policy Summit: A New Administration,” Dec. 8-9.

Law experts, leading professors and advocacy strategists will explore topics such as critical race theory, voter suppression laws and the question of race and terrorists. They will also answer questions such as the policy status of immigration in the U.S., and whether we are aiding or abetting violent extremism and insurrections.

A Social Justice Policy Summit: A New Administration
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the Coalition  on Racial and Ethnic Justice

Thursday, Dec. 8-9




  • “Legislative Backlash: Anti-Protest Bills, Voter Suppression Laws and Critical Race Theory” 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. EST
  • “Ensuring Accountability: Are Corporations Funding Insurrections or Just Bad Political Candidates Docket” 1:30- 2:45 p.m. EST
  • “Must All Terrorists Be Black and Brown? Let’s Discuss White Supremacy and National Security” 
    3- 4:15 p.m. EST


  • “Policy Update: Where Are We on Immigration?”
    Noon-1:15 p.m. EST
  • “Guantanamo Bay, Torture, and Drones: Are We Countering Violent Extremism...or Fueling It?”
    1:30-2:45 p.m.

A complete agenda can be found online. For media credentialing and registration, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at [email protected]. These are free non-CLE webinars.

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