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Denver Law Review, Vol. 101 Presents:

Debt and Financial Insecurity in the Modern Economy 

Date: April 12 and 13, 2024 

Discount for Denver Law Review Alumni 

Approved for 15 CLE credits

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Denver Law Review, Vol. 100 Presents

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Denver Law Review, Vol. 99 Presents

Critical Race Perspectives on Gender, Identity, & Culture in the Law

Virtual Webinar 


Purvi Shah, Founder and Executive Director of the Movement Law Lab, Co-Founder of Law for Black Lives, professor, and experienced civil rights attorney. She led a fireside discussion on movement lawyering, the importance of critical race perspectives in the law, and using the law to build and create more equitable outcomes for people of color and other marginalized identities. 

Panel 1: Race, Gender, and Leadership in Law Schools

  • Laura M. Padilla, Professor and Former Associate Dean of Administration at California Western Law School, author of "The Black-White Paradigm's Continuing Erasure of Latina/os: See Women Law Deans of Color" published in Issue 4, Vol. 99 of DLR. It is a discussion of how the Black-White binary limits discussions of non-Black racial and ethnic minorities' experiences, and how we can expand and improve leadership in the law dean context for Latina women.

  • Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, Dean of DePaul University Law School. Law dean for 14 years and second Latina law dean in the United States.

  • Dean Kimberly Mutcherson, Co-Dean and Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School.

  • Dean Alexi Freeman, Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Director of Externships and Social Justice Initiatives; Professor of Law at University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Panel 2: Critical Race Perspectives on Culture and Identity in the Law

  •  Emile Loza de Siles, Professor at Duquesne University, author of "" published in Issue 4, Vol. 99 of DLR- discussion of digital identity and personhood, and lack of regulation in AI development and its adverse ramifications to marginalized communities.

  •  Roopa Bala Singh, Founding Scholar of Critical Yoga Theory and Professor at CSU Monterey Bay, author of "Yoga as Property: A Century of U.S. Copyrights (1937-2021)" published in Issue 4, Vol. 99 of DLR - discussion on the intersections between yoga, U.S. property law, colonialism, race, and cultural identity

  •  Chirstian Sundquist, University of Pittsburgh Law Professor, author of "White Vigilantism and the Racism of Race-Neutrality" published in Issue 4, Volume 99 of DLR - discussion on how U.S. laws uphold white supremacy, especially in crisis situations, and why race-neutrality prevents the law from furthering racial justice

  •  Professor Patience Crowder, University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Professor of the Community Economic Development Clinic; legal scholar on the impact of contract, corporate, and local government law in transactional advocacy for the public interest, particularly the revitalization of inner-city and underserved communities

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