CLEAR hosts symposia bringing together scholars, legal practitioners, policy makers, and other contributors to examine complex topics such as critical race theory and the interplays of race, class, gender, justice and the law.

Image of Prof. Gustafson speaking at CLEAR symposium
Prof. Kaaryn S. Gustafson, Co-Director of CLEAR, was keynote speaker at CLEAR’s April 2014 symposium, where she discussed her recent book, Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty.


The Interplay of Race, Gender, Class, Crime and Justice
April 26, 2014

National scholars from various disciplines convened to participate in conversations organized around the following panel topics:

  • Unequal Burdens of the Collateral Consequences of Incarceration (a panel proposed and moderated by UCI Law students)
  • Critical Analyses of Crime, Punishment, and Intersectional Identities
  • Interdisciplinary Explorations of Identity, Crime, and Punishment

Papers from this symposium are published in the UC Irvine Law Review, VOLUME 5: ISSUE NO. 4.

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