Name: David Oppenheimer

Professional Title: Clinical Professor of Law

Affiliation: Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall)

Country: United States

Title of Presentation: Student-Initiated Clinics and Pro Bono Projects in the US, France, and Germany

Short Bio: David Oppenheimer is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Professional Skills at Berkeley Law. He is the author of many scholarly articles on civil rights history, racism, anti-discrimination law, and comparative equality law, and has tried numerous discrimination law cases. His co-authored books include Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law (Foundation Press 2012); two sets of teaching materials on discrimination law and civil procedure (published by Foundation Press and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy); the award-winning Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society (University of California Press 2003); and solo-authored chapters in MacKinnon and Siegel’s Directions in Sexual Harassment Law (Yale University Press 2003) and Friedman’s Employment Discrimination Stories (Foundation Press 2006). Professor Oppenheimer has presented scholarly papers at numerous universities, including the GAJE conference in Valencia.