The Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights will hold its 2012 symposium, “Achieving Equal Access to Fair Credit: The Civil Rights Implications of Consumer Lending Practices and How Recent Developments May Change the Industry,” on March 22, 2012.
A full list of times, speakers, and locations follows:
10:00 a.m.– noon, Eidman Courtroom (CCJ 2.306):
Changes in the consumer credit industry since the 1970s and their effect on minority communities (Eidman Courtroom)
- Angela Littwin, Assistant Professor, UT School of Law
- Gary Bledsoe, President, Texas NAACP
- Don Baylor, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Public Policy Priorities
- Molly Rogers, Attorney, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Noon – 1:30 p.m.:
- Lunch, Jamail Pavilion (CCJ 2.300)
- William Wayne Justice Center presents: Elizabeth Julian, “Expanding Fair Housing Opportunities for Low-Income Minority Families,” Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111)
1:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m., Eidman Courtroom:
Moving towards equal access to fair credit: Federal litigation, state and local regulation and the coming of Dodd-Frank.
- Daniel P. Mosteller, Trial Attorney. U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
- Ann Baddour, Senior Policy Analyst, Texas Appleseed
- John C. Fleming, Adjunct Professor, UT School of Law