Unpacking lqbal

Location Zoom
DateThursday, April 15, 2021
Time6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
DetailsAshcroft v. Iqbal is known as the seminal case that every 1L agonizes over because it transformed the pleading standard starting in 2008. But this case goes beyond pleading standards. It is intertwined with questions surrounding qualified immunity, Xenophobia, Islamophobia and carries a holding that eerily resembles a rationale for blatant racism and discrimination. We have invited panel speakers Professor Alexander Reinert and Professor Shirin Sinnar to discuss the impact that Iqbal has had on the entire American litigation system for ethnic and racial minorities.
Alexander A. Reinert is the Max Freund Professor of Litigation and Advocacy and Director of the Center for Rights and Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Shirin Sinnar joined the Stanford Law faculty in 2012. Her scholarship focuses on the legal treatment of political violence, the procedural dimensions of civil rights litigation, and the role of institutions in protecting individual rights and democratic values in the national security context.
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