Mary Berkheiserhas been invited to attend the National Juvenile Defender Center Summit in Washington, D.C., where she will conduct a caucus session with representatives of the Western Juvenile Defender Center, of which she is co-Chair.
Rachel Andersonwill present two papers at the Third National People of Color Conference at Seton Hall Law School. She will be part of a Junior Faculty Development Workshop on Advice to New Faculty, and will also present a paper, "Reimagining Human Rights Law: Toward Global Regulation of Transnational Corporations."
Ann McGinleywill present "Race, Gender and Class on the Campaign Trail (and Beyond)" at Seton Hall Law School as part of the Third National People of Color Conference. She will analyze how Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin and Michelle Obama were viewed by the public through the lenses of race, gender and class.
Ray Pattersonhas been invited to speak at the 16th annual meeting of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement on the topic of implementing mediation programs. He successfully implemented and directed such a program for New York City's Civilian Complaint Review board from 1996 to 2005.
Jeanne Pricewill be presenting a paper and participating in a workshop as part of the Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum at the University of Utah Law School.
Ann Cammettwill present "Child Support Enforcement on the Margins: Prisoners, Families, and the Best Interest of Low-Income Children" at the University of Utah Law School as part of the Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum.
Ann McGinleywill participate on a panel entitled "Sex Segregation in Employment, Education and Legal Theory" as part of the Fifth Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law in St. Louis, hosted by Washington University School of Law and St. Louis University School of Law. She will analyze a recent case using masculinities theory to uncover the intersection of gender, race and class in discriminatory treatment.
Stacey Tovinohas been invited to present her paper, "Consent to Research by or on Behalf of Individuals with Mental Disorders" at the States of Mind NET Annual Meeting and Workshop in Jackson's Point, Ontario, Canada. She will outline several options of regulating human subjects research involving individuals with a range of mental disorders, and will conclude that research protocols, procedures, and safeguards should take into account varying degrees of research risk and consent capacity.
Kay Kindredwill participate in a Drafting Committee Meeting as a member of the Uniform Law Commission's Drafting Committee on Visitation and Custody Issues for Military Personnel and Their Families.
Jennifer Carrwill participate in an Academic Assistance Workshop convened at the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, CA. and sponsored by the Law School Admissions Council. She will make a presentation to Academic Support Professionals on ways to assist law students to prepare for the Bar exam.
Rachel Andersonhas been invited to participate in the Florida A&M University College of Law Faculty Retreat to present her article, "From Imperial Scholar to Imperial Student: Minimizing Bias in Article Evaluation by Law Reviews," which draws on critical race theory, law and economics, and rhetoric to suggest ways to reduce bias in article selection by law review editors.