Columbia University in the City of New York

Awakening Our Democracy at Columbia Law School

Policing Bodies, Borders and Rights

A roundtable discussion that will explore pressing issues today—tying questions of race, citizenship, gender, disability, religion, and intersectional vulnerabilities to law, policy, and activism.


  • Kimberlè Crenshaw (moderator), Professor of Law, Columbia University
  • Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition
  • Dara Baldwin, National Disability Rights Network
  • Deray McKesson, We the Protesters
  • James Forman, Jr., Yale Law School
  • Nicole Lee, Black Movement Law Project
  • Baher Azmy, Center for Constitutional Rights
November 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm

Location: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104

Register here.

Guests who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact the Office of Disability Services at 212-854-2388 or

Co-Sponsors for this event include:

  • The Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies
  • The African American Policy Forum
  • Columbia Law School Office of The Dean
  • The Office of University Life
  • The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law
  • The Center for Institutional and Social Change
  • The Center for Crime, Community and Law
  • The Center for Contemporary Critical Thought
  • Social Justice Initiatives