Register Now! Registration deadline midnight Tuesday, September 2, 2014
About the Event:
Incoming students are invited to attend this afternoon event, created to introduce students to lawyering for social change in Austin and beyond, connect students with like-minded students and attorneys, and inspire students to dedicate their careers to social change across the non-profit, government, and private sectors.
Perales supervises MALDEF's legal staff and litigation docket throughout the United States. She is best known for her work in voting rights, including redistricting and vote dilution cases. Her litigation has included successful statewide redistricting cases in Texas and Arizona as well as LULAC v. Perry, the Latino challenge to Texas 2003 congressional redistricting, which she led through trial and argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme Court. She also specializes in immigrants' rights litigation, leading cases striking down anti-immigrant laws in Farmers Branch, Texas and recovering civil damages from vigilantes.
Additional Conference Information:
Registration deadline midnight Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Rachel Sidopulos (Center Administrator/Event Organizer)
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