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UNLVLaw Road Scholars

UNLVLaw Road Scholars

January 2012
Jan. 3   Ann Cammet, Elizabeth MacDowell and Ann McGinley will participate in the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Workshop in Washington, D.C., to be held at the George Washington University Law School. Cammett and MacDowell will co-present their paper, “Intersectional by Design: Critical Theory, Clinical Pedagogy & Transformative Legal Activism.” McGinley will present her paper, “Reasonable Men” as part of a panel on Deconstructing Masculinities.
Jan. 4   Marketa Trimble has been invited by the Common Law Society at the Law School of the Charles University in Prague, The Czech Republic, to deliver a lecture on the topic of “Current Issues of Copyright and the Internet.”
Jan. 4-8  

The Association of American Law Schools will hold its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The AALS is the professional association for legal educators, and a number of faculty will be attending the meeting. Ann McGinley will moderate the Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law program in her capacity as chair of the section. Keith Rowley will conclude his duties as chair of the Section on Contracts by moderating and serving as discussant for the section’s Program, “New Voices in Contract Scholarship,” and he will serve as the law school’s representative to the AALS House of Representatives. Jeff Stempel will give a paper as part of a panel on Supreme Court recusal issues. Jean Sternlight will speak on a panel addressing the topic of the Supreme Court and Arbitration, sponsored by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and the Civil Procedure and Litigation Section. Additionally, Rachel Anderson, Mary Berkheiser, Ann Cammett, Ruben Garcia, Kay Kindred, Kate Kruse, Elizabeth MacDowell, Ngai Pindell, Jeanne Price, Anne Traum, and Jean Whitney will all attend the meeting.

Several professors will be engaging in other business during the meeting in San Francisco. Ngai Pindell will participate in the board meeting and attend the annual dinner for the Society of American Law Teachers in his capacity as co-president of the organization, and Ruben Garcia again will serve as chair of the SALT Annual Dinner.

Jan. 6-8  

David Tanenhaus will travel to Chicago, Illinois to attend the 126th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association. He is presenting his paper, “The Women of Gault: Pursuing Social Justice for the Child in Great Society America,” as part of a panel that will address the building of the liberal state.


Jan. 18-22

  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.

Jan. 27-29

  Stacey Tovino has been invited by Boston University School of Law to present at a symposium on the topic of “The American Right to Health: Constitutional, Statutory, and Contractual Healthcare Rights in the United States.” Her paper will address statutory and regulatory rights to mental health services.