Wayne State University will host a symposium on same-sex unions from 12:15 to 4 p.m. March 31 at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at the university’s law school.
The 2008 Edward M. Wise Memorial Symposium: Comparative Legal Approaches to Same-Sex Unions will include two panels. One, titled “Same-Sex Relationships in Comparative Perspective: The Laws of Europe, Canada, and the United States,” will feature professors from the University of Toronto, King’s College London, Washburn University in Kansas and the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Following that discussion, which takes place from 12:15-2 p.m., ACLU’s Jay Kaplan and Deborah LaBelle, along with Wayne State University professor John Corvino, will present “The View from Michigan” from 2:15-4 p.m. A reception will follow.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP for a group of 25 or larger, please contact Karen Tarnas at 313-577-3256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.