UCI Law Hosts MLK Jr. Teach-In & Training Event



More than 150 UC Irvine School of Law faculty, staff, students, alumni, and attorneys came together at UCI Law on Saturday, Jan. 14, to discuss the potential effects of a new presidential administration on a variety of legal practices.

The event began with an opening plenary featuring: 

  • Pablo Alvarado, Founder and Executive Director, National Day Laborer Organization
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UCI Law 
  • Jacqueline Dan, Staff Attorney, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-OC 
  • Kaaryn Gustafson, Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center on Law, Equality and Race, UCI Law 
  • Ameena Mirza Qazi, Executive Director, National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles;
  • Angelo Logan, Co-founder, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice.

The plenary was followed by breakout sessions featuring more than a dozen UCI Law professors and attorneys who discussed potential changes to the law under a Trump administration and ways in which to mobilize for justice. Breakout sessions were devoted to the areas of:

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Video of Plenary Speakers

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