Conference 2013

Hanging in the Balance: LGBT Rights and the First Amendment

Harvard Law School Lambda’s 8th Annual Legal Advocacy Conference
April 5, 2013


Opening Remarks (video)

  • Noah Feldman, Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA)

Panel 1: Free Exercise and Compelled Speech Challenges (video)

  • Christine Sun (moderator), Deputy Legal Director, Southern Poverty Law Center (Montgomery, AL)
  • Robin Wilson, Class of 1958 Alumni Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law (Lexington, VA)
  • Rev. Cedric Harmon, Co-Director, Many Voices (Washington, DC)
  • Gregory Lipper, Senior Litigation Counsel, Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Washington, DC)

Panel 2: Student Speech and Censorship in Education (video)

  • Martha Field (moderator), Langdell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA)
  • Christopher Clark, Senior Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal (Chicago, IL)
  • Jay Kaplan, Attorney, ACLU of Michigan (Detroit, MI)
  • Wendy Kaminer, Lawyer and Author (Boston, MA)
  • Joshua Block, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union (New York, NY)

Keynote Address: California “Reparative Therapy” Legislation (video)

  • The Honorable Senator Ted W. Lieu (D-CA 28)