At the heart of TPIC’s public interest program is the annual Sparer Symposium which is planned by the Toll Public Interest Scholars each year. The Sparer Symposium commemorates the life and work of the late Edward V. Sparer, Professor of Law and Social Policy. The Symposium brings together legal academics, practitioners, community members, and activists/organizers to provide insight into the dynamic relationship between scholarship and practice in the area of poverty law, merging theory and practice.
Focusing in a Students and alumni attend panels and get to hear from speakers, delving deeply into important issues of our time.
40th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium
Divesting from State Violence
38th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium
A Country Divided
36th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium
Law 2.0: Progress and Challenges for Justice in the Digital Age
34th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium
Partnering Against Poverty
30th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium
Crime in the City
28th Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium