Two panels will discuss UVA Law professor Kimberly Jenkins Robinson’s new book, “A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy.” The event kicks off with remarks by Dean Risa L. Goluboff and Robinson, followed by a panel moderated by UVA President James E. Ryan ’92 that will focus on “Should the United States Recognize a Federal Right to Education?” Panelists include Kristine L. Bowman of Michigan State; Peggy Cooper Davis of New York University School of Law; Jason P. Nance of the University of Florida Levin College of Law; and Eloise Pasachoff of Georgetown Law. At 3 p.m., a second panel, “How the United States Can Recognize and Define a Right to Education,” features Derek W. Black of the University of South Carolina School of Law; Carmel Martin, former U.S. assistant secretary of education and executive vice president for policy at the Center for American Progress; Rachel F. Moran of the University of California, Irvine School of Law; Joshua Weishart of the West Virginia University College of Law; and Martha Minow of Harvard Law School, as well as Robinson. Zoom registration.

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Constitutional Law
Family Law
Public Policy
Race and Law
Law School
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Rebecca Klaff
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