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UNLVLaw Road Scholars

UNLVLaw Road Scholars

February 2012
 
Feb. 2-4   Jean Sternlight will travel to Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA to participate in the National Roundtable on Consumer and Employment Dispute Resolution. The roundtable is bringing together 30 leading scholars, advocates, providers and policymakers to discuss how best to resolve disputes involving consumers or employees.
     
Feb. 2-6   Ann Cammet will present her paper, "Shadow Citizens: Felony Disenfranchisement and the Criminalization of Child Support Debt," at Villanova Law School in Philadelphia, PA. This talk is part of a junior faculty exchange program between UNLV and Villanova.
     
Feb. 9-12  

Mary LaFrance will attend the Intellectual Property Works in Progress Conference at the University of Houston Law Center and will present her co-authored paper, "Distinctly Personal: Trademarks in Individual Names."

     
Feb. 9-12  

Kay Kindred will fulfill her service as a Uniform Law Commissioner by attending a Drafting Committee Meeting for the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act in San Antonio, Texas. The Uniform Law Commission drafts proposed legislation for adoption by the states.

     

Feb. 10-20

  Michael Kagan and Fatma Marouf will travel to the American University in Cairo, Egypt to participate in a conference, "International Law and the Periphery." Kagan will also teach a 5-day intensive short course on Palestinian Refugees, sponsored by the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies. Marouf will be speaking on "Refugees and Asylum Seekers from the Arab Spring."
     

Feb. 22-24

  Bret Birdsong will attend the 30th Annual Water Law Conference in San Diego, CA. The conference is sponsored by the American Bar Association.
     
Feb. 22-25   Ian Bartrum has been invited to speak on the scope of the "ministerial exception" as part of the Religious Legal Theory Conference at the Nootbaar Institute at Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, CA.
     
Feb. 23-24   Ngai Pindell will attend the "Gaming Law Minefield" conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference is sponsored by the American Bar Association Gaming Law Section.
     
Feb. 23-26  

Kay Kindred will participate in the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee Meeting regarding the Uniform Deployed Parents Visitation and Custody Act. The Meeting will be held in Chicago, IL.

     

Feb. 24

  Ian Bartrum will present a work in progress to the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland as part of a faculty exchange program to promote the development of junior scholars at both schools.
     

Feb. 28-30

  Jeff Stempel will attend the Bad Faith and Beyond conference, which will be held at the Rutgers-Camden Law School in Camden, NJ.