Professor Kalir Presents at “Offering Sanctuary” Conference at Oberlin College

On March 28, Oberlin College hosted a day-long conference on “Offering Sanctuary”. The conference examined the remedies and support communities, cities, and higher-education institution may offer undocumented persons. The conference was attended by many spiritual leaders, including priests, reverends, and rabbis, and was extremely dynamic. Professor Kalir’s presentation focused on two issues: first, the clergy-penitent privileged and its recent interpretation by the Ohio courts (both state and federal); second, the legal implications of declaring a city, a church, or a college a “sanctuary.” Russel Gates, a student at the Civil Litigation Clinic, assisted in the preparation of the presentation and attended the conference as well.

This entry was posted in Faculty in the Media. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s