Tuesday, November 15, 2011
IS HATE A MICHIGAN VALUE? Panel Discussion on the Current Anti-gay Legislation in the Michigan House
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Four bills (HB 4770-4771, HB 5039, and HB 5040) that could impact the state and send a strong message that it is acceptable to discriminate against LGBTQ individuals will be highlighted.
This informative and educational panel will explore the legal and economic arguments against the perils of the proposed legislation.
Panelists will include:
-Bart Feinbaum, Principal Counsel Employment and Labor Law, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
-Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney, LGBT Project ACLU of Michigan
-Christy Mallory, Legal Research Fellow, Williams Institute
The panel will be moderated by:
-Melanie Jacobs, Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law