Friday, Oct.12, 2018
9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Room 2260, UW Law School

This one-day symposium will explore the gender, race and class implications of succession law. A legal system’s choices about who is able to transfer wealth during life and at death, and the consequences of these choices, reveal a society’s core values, competing concerns and fundamental political commitments. The transmission of wealth from one generation to the next replicates or disrupts the very social structures that create, sustain and determine power, class, and social mobility. Scholars from around the world will discuss succession law and its implications in today's society.

Chaired by Professor Carla Spivack, Oklahoma City University School of Law

CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys pending

The symposium is free and open to the public. Register now.

Submitted by Law School News on October 12, 2018

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