40th Anniversary

40 Years of Gopher Justice

Thursday, October 5, 2017 | Weisman Art Museum


333 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455
University of Minnesota East Bank Campus
3:00 - 4:30pm | Welcome Remarks
Mark Karon
Director, Student Legal Service
Conversations on Student Life and the Law
Cyber Civil Rights and Revenge Porn*
Leah Juliett, cosponsored by The Aurora Center
Student, Activist and Poet
John Lesch, J.D.
Representative, St. Paul, MN
John Riemer, J.D.
Public Defenders Office
Second Judicial District, St. Paul, MN
4:30 - 6:00pm | Reception
Stories and Hors d’oeuvres

*CLE credit offered for attorneys


Speaker Bios

Leah Juliett (L. Juliett) is an unapologetic nonbinary queer activist, poet, university student and performer from the Greater New York area. Their activism primarily focuses on LGBTQIA+ discrimination, politics, and cyber civil rights. Leah is the founder of The March Against Revenge Porn.
John Lesch, J.D., represents St. Paul District 66B in the MN House. John has rallied to increase access to justice through the courts and sponsored the Minnesota Revenge Porn bill that was enacted into law in 2017.  He is member of the MN National Guard, former prosecutor, and criminal defense attorney.
John Riemer, J.D., is a veteran attorney in the Ramsey County Public Defender's Office.  He has represented individuals charged with serious felonies including homicide, criminal sexual conduct and revenge porn, to name a few.  In addition to his legal advocacy, he has been an instructor at the University of MN Law School and Hamline University School of Law Innocence Clinic.  

Weisman Art Museum

Parking Information

Parking is available under the Weisman for $3 an hour. Use East River Parkway to access the ramp and take the elevators to enter the museum. 

If no space is available under WAM, use the East River Road Garage.