GRITS – Getting Radical in the South — 2016

Yesterday, October 15, I was privileged to participate in a conversation at the law-student run conference, GRITS 2016. GRITS stands for Getting Radical in the South. Law students Elizabeth Schmelzel (on the left) and Reema Ali (on the right) organized our panel named something along the lines of “Reclaiming Radical Religion: Faith-based lawyering & activism.” […]

kate & me April 15, 2016

AILA Texas-Oklahoma-New Mexico “Pro Bono” Champion

On Friday, April 15, colleagues in the American Immigration Lawyers Association honored me with the AILA Chapter Pro Bono Champion award for 2016.  Our chapter — Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico — is the belly of the beast.  Frankly, given how many outstanding advocates devote their time & considerable expertise to assisting refugees and immigrants, and […]

flyer for March 30, 2016, talk at U Illinois in Urbana

conversations, presentations & such*

Social Justice Symposium, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, April 4, 2016 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 30, 2016 Derechos en Crisis: Refugees,  Migrant Detention, and Authoritarian Neoliberalism February 24 – 26, 2016, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, UT Austin