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The Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball IIForum To Be Moderated by Professor Michael Eric Dyson

 (DETROIT) – This 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:


What: Forum on Legal Implications of Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing
Who: Ø      Host – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) – Ranking Member, House Judiciary Committee Ø      Moderator – Michael Eric Dyson – Professor, Georgetown University Ø      Robert Ficano – Wayne County Executive

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 Professor, University of North Carolina

Ø      Krystal Crittendon – Former Corporation Counsel for the City of Detroit

Ø      Mike Steinberg – Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan


When: Saturday, September 7th, 3:00 p.m.
Where:       Fellowship Chapel7707 West Outer DriveDetroit, MI 48235

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