On Fri. and Sat., Feb. 21 and 22, the Harvard chapter of the American Constitution Society will present its first annual spring conference, entitled “What is Liberalism?: A Multiplicity of Voices.” The conference will feature a keynote address from U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Guido Calabresi and a keynote conversation on rights and liberalism between Jack Balkin of Yale Law School and Frank Michelman of Harvard Law School.

Three panel discussions will focus on the range of liberal viewpoints within the issues of school choice, humanitarian interventionism; and the future of voting rights. The schedule of events is listed below. All events are free and open to the public.

The American Constitution Society is a national organization of progressive law students, law professors, practicing lawyers and judges dedicated to increasing the debate about law. The Harvard Law School chapter of ACS is composed of liberal-minded students representing a broad spectrum of political and philosophical viewpoints.

The schedule for the conference is as follows:

Friday, February 21

The Future of Voting Rights (3:30 p.m., Austin East):

Keynote Discussion: Rights, Liberalism and the Law (5 p.m., Austin North):

Reception (6:30 p.m., Austin Hall)

Saturday, February 22:

School Choice (10 a.m., Austin East):

Breakfast Reception (11:30 a.m., Austin Hall)

Humanitarian Interventionism (12 p.m., Austin East):

Keynote Address (2 p.m., Austin North):

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