Registration Information

Symposium Chair:

Richard L. Aynes
, John F. Seiberling Chair and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at The University of Akron School of Law

Moderator and Commentator:

Professor Michael A. Ross, Department of History,
Loyola University New Orleans

List of Speakers:

David E. Bogen, Professor Emeritus,
University of Maryland School of Law

C.Ellen Connally, Judge (retired),
PhD Candidate (History)

James W. Fox, Jr., Professor of Law,
Stetson University College of Law

Wilson R. Huhn, C. Blake McDowell Jr. Professor,
The University of Akron School of Law

Gwen Jordan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice,
Northern Illinois University (former J.Willard Hurst fellow at the University of Wisconsin)

Charles Lane, Member of the Editorial Board of The Washington
Post and author of The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre,
The Supreme Court and the Betrayal of Reconstruction

Elizabeth A. Reilly, C. Blake McDowell Jr. Professor and Associate Dean,
The University of Akron School of Law

William J. Rich, Professor of Law,
Washburn University School of Law

William M. Wiecek, Chester Adgate Congdon Professor of Public Law & Legislation and Professor of History,
Syracuse University

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Registration Fee:
$75 to receive CLE credit; $50 for Akron Law alumni to receive CLE credit.
Otherwise, symposium is free of charge. Space for the conference and the meals is limited, so even though there is no charge for people not seeking CLE, registration is required. Lunch and Continental Breakfast will be provided to attendees on both days.

Professional Credit:
Nine hours of CLE has been requested for Ohio attorneys (application pending). CLE credit in other states upon request. (Please request at the time of registration.)

Symposium Site:
The University of Akron School of Law
150 University Avenue
Akron, Ohio
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Free parking is available at the Quaker Square Inn. A Roo Express shuttle will be available from the Quaker Square Inn to The University of Akron School of Law.

A block of rooms has been reserved at Quaker Square Inn at The University of Akron (135 South Broadway, Akron, Ohio). For the Quaker Square Inn, please call 330-253-5970 and mention the School of Law to make reservations.

Shuttle Service reservations can be made by contacting Ohio Connection at 216-299-6966 and 216-324-8999. Rental car reservations may be made at service is advertised as being available 24 hours/day at both airports. To make a reservation at Akron-Canton, call 866-944-8294. For Cleveland Hopkins, visit, click Cleve-Hopkins and choose ground transportation to view a list of phone numbers.

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Co-sponsored by The Akron Law Review

The Akron Law Review is a scholarly legal publication of The University of Akron School of Law that produces an annual volume of four issues for use by scholars, practitioners, and judges. The Akron Law Review is currently the 42nd most frequently cited law review in the country (Washington and Lee impact factor). The Akron Law Review is co-sponsor of the Symposium and will publish the proceedings in a future issue of the Review. Individuals interested in obtaining copies of the publication can contact the Akron Law Review at or 330-972-8333.

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