Saturday, September 7, 2013

Forum on Legal Implications of Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing

Forum To Be Moderated by Professor Michael Eric Dyson

(DETROIT) – Saturday, September 7th, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) will be holding a forum to discuss legal and other implications of Detroit’s bankruptcy filing. The forum will be held at the Fellowship Chapel in Detroit at 3 pm, and will be moderated by acclaimed scholar and commentator Professor Michael Eric Dyson. Participants in the forum will include key public officials, legal experts, clergy and others. The forum will be taped by C-SPAN and broadcast at a later date.

Updated information about this event is detailed below:

Forum on Legal Implications of Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing
Ø  Host – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) – Ranking Member, House Judiciary Committee

Ø  Moderator – Michael Eric Dyson – Professor, Georgetown University

Ø  Robert Ficano/Hester Wheeler – Wayne County Executive/Assistant
Ø  State Senator Coleman Young
Ø  State Senator Bert Johnson
Ø  Detroit Council Member JoAnn Watson
Ø  Reverend Wendell Anthony – President, NAACP, Detroit Chapter
Ø  Al Garrett – President, AFSCME, Detroit Chapter
Ø  Rose Roots – President, AFSCME Detroit Retiree Subchapter 98
Ø  James Spiotto – Partner and Head of the Special Litigation, Bankruptcy and Workout Group, Chapman & Cutler LLP
Ø  Professor John A. E. Pottow – Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Professor, University of Michigan
Ø  Professor Melissa Jacoby – Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ø  Krystal Crittendon – Former Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit
Ø  Mike Steinberg – Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan

Saturday, September 7th, 3:00 p.m.
Fellowship Chapel
7707 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235

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