Session Materials - Annual Meeting

AALS Arc of Career Programs

So You Want to Publish a Book?

Gail Ross, Ross Yoon Agency
Handout:  So You Want to Publish a Book?

Encore Faculty: Further Reflections on Preparing for Life Beyond the Legal Academy

Jonathan K. Stubbs, The University of Richmond School of Law
Article:  Contributions to the Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 43, Issue 2, Spring 2019

Teaching Abroad: For Visitorships, Sabbaticals, Retirement and Summer Programs

Diane Penneys Edelman, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Handout:  Some Tips for Being a Great Visiting Professor Abroad
Paper:  Thoughts on Law School Summer Abroad Experiences
Graphics:  Center for International Legal Studies, Senior Lawyer Visiting Professors Program

Julie Taylor, Fulbright Scholar Program of the United States Department of State and Institute of International Education
Handout:  Fulbright Scholar Program Award

AALS Discussion Groups

Breastfeeding Law and Policy

Carol Suzuki, University of New Mexico School of Law
Paper:  Regulating Expression: Developing Correctional Facility Lactation Programs to Benefit the Health and Welfare of Inmate Mothers and Their Children

Fintech Innovations

Jonathan Lipson, Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law
Paper:  Minding the Gap: Financial Technology, Secured Transactions and The Future of Commercial Finance Law
Paper:  Financing Information Technologies: Fairness and Function
Paper:  Remote Control: Revised Article 9 and the Negotiability of Information
Paper: Against Regulatory Displacement: An Institutional Analysis of Financial Crises

Online & Hybrid Learning Pedagogy Best Practices and Standards Development

William Byrnes, Texas A&M University School of Law
Paper:  Distance Learning in Legal Education: Design Delivery and Recommended Practices

Regulatory Abdication and Student Loans

Alan White, City University of New York School of Law
Paper:  What’s Wrong with Public Service Loan Forgiveness and How to Fix It

The Role of Women as International, Regional, and National Judge

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Paper:  Collective Criminality and Sexual Violence: Fixing a Failed Approach

AALS Hot Topic Programs

The Class Divide: Academic and Practical Strategies for Current Law Students in Serious Financial Need

Jennifer A. Brobst, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Resource List:   The Class Divide: Academic and Practical Strategies Addressing Law Students in Serious Financial Need 

Reproductive Rights and Justice in Law and Politics

Reva Siegel, Yale Law School
Paper:  ProChoiceLife: Asking Who Protects Life and How and Why It Matters in Law and Politics
Paper:  Introduction: Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories
Paper:  The Difference a Whole Woman Makes: Protection for the Abortion Right After Whole Woman’s Health

The Second Amendment at the Supreme Court and the Future of Heller

Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami School of Law
Paper:  The Freedom to Restrict Firearms: Halleck and the Future of the Second Amendment

Shaundra Kellam Lewis, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Paper:  Abstract for AALS Hot Topic Program “The Second Amendment at the Supreme Court and the Future of Heller”

Ranking Legal Scholarship: U.S. News & World Report’s New Metric and Its Effect on the Legal Academy

Gregory C. Sisk, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Paper: Measuring Law Faculty Scholarly Impact by Citations: Reliable and Valid for Collective Faculty Ranking

Sarah E. Dunaway, Vanderbilt University Law School
Presentation: Total Scholarly Impact: Law Professor Citations in Non-Law Journals

AALS Programs

AALS Law and Film Series
The Classic Film Selection: All the President’s Men (1976)

Richard Ben-Veniste, Mayer Brown
Article: We investigated the Watergate scandal. We believe Trump should be impeached.
Article: Trump and bribery claim: Does the shoe fit?

AALS Law School Admission Council Program
The Next Generation of Assessment: Non-Cognitive, Diagnostic, and Formative Assessment for Law School Success

Judith Wegner, University of North Carolina School of Law
Paper:  2020 AALS LSAC Program Overview
Handout:  LSAC Launches Pilot of Post-1L Formative Assessment Initiative
Paper:  LSAC 2018 Skills Analysis Survey: Content Validity of the LSAT
Paper:  LSAC 2018 Skills Analysis Study

AALS Site Evaluation Workshop

Cara McQuitty, Association of American Law Schools
Handout:  2020 AALS Site Evaluation Workshop Handout

AALS Open Source Programs

How to Build an Effective, “Supreme Court-Proof” Pipeline Program

Michael Meyerson, University of Baltimore School of Law
Handout:  University of Baltimore School of Law Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence

Leonard Baynes, University of Houston Law Center
Presentation:  UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program

Teaching Social Justice in a “Hip Hop and the Law” Course

André Douglas Pond Cummings, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
Paper:  Teaching Social Justice Through “Hip Hop and the Law

AALS Symposium

Panel 1: The Power of Police Patrol

Cameron McLay, City of Madison, Mayor’s Office
Article:  Building Police Legitimacy through Measuring and Managing Performance

Federalist Society Annual Faculty Conference 7 Minute Presentations of Faculty Works in Progress

Panel 1-B

Michael Lewyn, Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Paper:  Downtown Condos for the Rich: Pros and Cons

Panel 2-B

Paul Baier, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Graphics:   Written in Water: An Experiment in Legal Biography by Paul Baier
Paper:   Nazis in the Supreme Court
Letter:   Justice Jackson’s letter to Fritz Wiener

Federalist Society Annual Faculty Conference Discussion Panel 3

Originalism and the Fourth Amendment

Jeffrey Bellin, William & Mary Law School
Paper:  Fourth Amendment Textualism

Section on Academic Support

Access to the Legal Profession as a Pillar of Democracy: Bar Exam Scores and the Future of Diversity

Melissa Hale, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Presentation:  Normalizing Struggle

Section on Africa and European Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights

Critical Race Theory in a Global Context: Practices and Discourses of Racialization Across Borders

Mathias Möschel, Central European University Department of Legal Studies
Paper:  Critical Race Theory

Section on Agency, Partnership, LLC’s and Unincorporated Associations

Entity Selection in the 21st Century

Lynn M. LoPucki, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Presentation:  Entity Selection in the 21st Century

Section on Agricultural & Food Law, Co-sponsored by Environmental Law and Natural Resources & Energy Law

Agriculture and Food, Environmental, and Natural Resources and Energy Works in Progress

Katrina Kuh, Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
Paper:  Scientific Gerrymandering and Bifurcation: How a Common Procedural Device Rewards Corporate Deceit

Shelley Saxer, Pepperdine University, Rick J. Caruso School of Law
Paper:  Structuring Takings for Future Infrastructure

Section on Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research

Building and Sustaining Alliances as an Associate Dean

Jill C. Engle, The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law
Presentation:  Adding a Layer of Management without Alienating Everybody

Section on Balance in Legal Education

Legal Workplace Inequities and Impact on Women’s Health

Leila Jade Levi, Esq., National Women’s Law Center
Presentation:  Legal Workplace Inequities and Impact on Women’s Health

Section on Balance in Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods

The Unequal Workplace: Well-being at Stake

Angela K. Upchurch, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Presentation:  Women in Leadership Practical Law School Training for Future Leaders: Southern Illinois University School of Law Women in Leadership Workshop

Section on Business Associations, Co-Sponsored by Financial Institutions, Consumer Financial Services and Securities Regulation

New Voices in Business Law

Cathy Hwang, University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law
Paper:  Contractual Depth

Menesh Patel, University of California, Davis, School of Law
Paper:  Merger Breakups

Section on Children and the Law

A Time of Momentum in Child Welfare Advocacy, Policy, and Research

Josh Gupta-Kagan, University of South Carolina School of Law
Paper:  America’s Hidden Foster Care System

Martin Guggenheim, New York University School of Law
Paper:  Effects of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Parental Representation in Child Welfare

Tanya Asim Cooper, Pepperdine University, Rick J. Caruso School of Law
Paper:  Racial Bias in American Foster Care: The National Debate
Paper:  Race is Evidence of Parenting in America: Another Civil Rights Story

Section on Civil Rights

New Voices in Civil Rights

Miriam Gohara, Yale Law School
Paper:  Fair Housing’s Third Act: American Tragedy or Triumph?

Section on Commercial and Consumer Law, Co-Sponsored by Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services

Commercial Law in the Digital Age

Amy Schmitz, University of Missouri School of Law
Paper:  Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts

Section on Criminal Justice

New Frontiers in State Post-Conviction Litigation

Eric M. Freedman, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Paper:  Post-Conviction Abstract
Presentation:
The Substance of Montgomery Retroactivity: The Definition of States’ Supremacy Clause Obligation to Enforce Newly-Recognized Federal Rights in Their Post-Conviction Proceedings and Why It Matters

Section on Economic Globalization and Governance

Democracy and Democratic Deficits in Economic Globalization and Governance

Karen Bravo, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Paper:  When Business Harms Human Rights: Affected Communities that are Dying to be Heard Table of Contents
Paper:  When Business Harms Human Rights: Affected Communities that are Dying to be Heard
Paper:  When Business Harms Human Rights: Affected Communities that are Dying to be Heard
Graphics:  When Business Harms Human Rights: Affected Communities that are Dying to be Heard

Section on Education Law, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law

The Future of Affirmative Action

Kimberly Robinson, University of Virginia School of Law
Paper:  Fisher’s Cautionary Tale and The Urgent Need for Equal Access to An Excellent Education
Paper:  The Constitutional Future of Race-Neutral Efforts to Achieve Diversity and Avoid Racial Isolation in Elementary and Secondary Schools

Yuvraj Joshi, Yale Law School
Paper:  Racial Indirection

Section on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Co-Sponsored by Aging and the Law, Employment Discrimination Law, Labor Relations and Employment Law, and Poverty Law 

Reaching Well-Being: The Role of Employers and Government

Jonathan Forman, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Paper:  Fully Funded Pensions
Paper:  Marquette Law Review

Israel Goldowitz, The Wagner Law Group
Presentation:  Fully Financial Wellness With an Emphasis on Retirement Security

Ann C. McGinley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Presentation:  Financial and Emotional Wellness in Retirement: Vulnerable Populations

Section on Employment Discrimination Law, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights, Labor Relations & Employment Law and Poverty Law

Responses to Income Inequality: Can Employment Discrimination Law Help Close the Wage and Wealth Gaps?  

Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Sociology
Presentation:  Income Inequality & Employment Discrimination

Section on Evidence, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine and Health Care

The Opioid Epidemic and its Evidentiary Challenges

Teneille Brown, University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law
Presentation:  How Addiction Exposes the Flaws in Character Evidence

Section on Evidence and Biolaw Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Law & the Social Sciences and Litigation

Algorithmic Knowledge: Law, Science and Democracy

David F. Engstrom, Stanford Law School
Presentation:  Algorithmic Knowledge: Law, Science and Democracy
Presentation:  Regulation and Machine Learning at the “Frontiers of Science”
Presentation:  Government by Algorithm

Section on Family and Juvenile Law

Pedagogy Session: Using Formative and Summative Assessments in Family Law

Meghan Boone, University of Alabama School of Law
Paper:  Contract Editing as Formative Assessment

Jessica Dixon Weaver, SMU Dedman School of Law
Paper:  Family Law Simulations
Presentation:  Family Law Simulations

Section on Immigration Law, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law and International Law

Immigration Control and Environmental Regulation: Toward Justice?

Howard Chang, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Paper:  The Environment and Climate Change: Is International Migration Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution

Section on Intellectual Property

Teaching Intellectual Property Law

Deidre A. Keller, Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law
Presentation:  Inclusive IP Pedagogies

Section on International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by International Law

New Voices in Human Rights and International Law

Victoria S. Sahani, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Paper:  A Hardy Case Makes Bad Law

Section on International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by Children and the Law and International Law

Children’s Rights at 30: Challenges for the Next Generation

Eric Rosenthal, Disability Rights International
Paper:  UN Disability and Child Rights Groups on Behalf of Children without Parental Care Key Recommendations
Paper:  A Dead End for Children: Bulgaria’s Group Homes

Section on International Law, Co-Sponsored by Immigration Law, International Human Rights and North American Cooperation

The Challenge of International Law in Dealing with the Causes of the Global Refugee Crisis

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Paper: Genocide in Syria: International Legal Options, International Legal Limits, and the Serious Problem of Political Will
Presentation:  War and the Global Refugee Crisis: Syria

Section on Islamic Law

Islamic Law and the Problem of Slavery

Bernard Freamon, Seton Hall University School of Law
Presentation:  Possessed by the Right Hand: The Problem of Slavery in Islamic Law and Muslim Cultures

Section on Jewish Law

The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Law Firm

Eli Wald, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Paper:  Jewish Lawyers and the U.S. Legal Profession: The End of the Affair?

Section on Jurisprudence

New Jurisprudence Scholars Panel

Guha Krishnamurthi, Harvard Law School
Paper:  A Hartian Account of Genuine Theoretical Disagreement

Section on Law & the Social Sciences

Empirical Research in Business Law Works-in-Progress

Daniel Walters, The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law
Paper: Whither the Regulatory “War on Coal”? Scapegoats, Saviors, and Stock Market Reactions

Section on Law and Economics

Economics of Consumer Protection

Tom Miller, Mississippi State University
Paper: The Effects on Consumers From State-Imposed Regulation of The Payday Loan Market

Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information

Measuring Scholarly Impact: Are Citation Metrics the Right Fit for Law Schools?

Gregory Mitchell, University of Virginia School of Law
Paper: Maintaining Scholarly Integrity in the Age of Bibliometrics

Bonnie Shucha, University of Wisconsin Law School
Presentation: Are Citation Metrics the Right Fit for Law Schools?

Gregory C. Sisk, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Paper: Measuring Law Faculty Scholarly Impact by Citations: Reliable and Valid for Collective Faculty Ranking

Turning Fee into Free: Strategies and Success in Democratizing Access to Law

Kirsten Gullickson, Office of the Clerk, United States House of Representatives
Presentation: Strategies and Success in Democratizing Access to Law

Section on Law and Interpretation

New Voices on Legal Interpretation

Aaron Tang, University of California, Davis, School of Law
Paper:  The Costs of Supreme Court Decisions: Toward a Best Cost-Avoider Theory of Constitutional Law

Clark D. Cunningham, Georgia State University College of Law
Paper:  The Youngstown Canon

Section on Law and Interpretation, Co-Sponsored by Intellectual Property

Corpus Linguistics and Intellectual Property

Dr. Ryan Whalen, University of Hong Kong
Paper:  The Patent Similarity Dataset: Enabling More Nuanced Data-Driven Patent Research

Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

Junior Faculty Works-in-Progress for Law, Medicine and Health Care

D’Andra Shu, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Paper:  Food Allergy Bullying as Disability Harassment: Holding Schools Accountable

Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care, Co-Sponsored by Biolaw

2020 Visions in Biological Innovation, Medicine, and the Public Health

Jordan Paradise, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Paper:  Can Clinical Genetics Laboratories be Sued for Medical Malpractice?
Paper:  Regulatory De-Arbitrage in Twenty-First Century Cures’ Health Information Regulation
Paper:  Off-Label Drug Risks: Toward a New FDA Regulatory Approach

Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care and Poverty Law Joint Program

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing Social Determinants of Health, Poverty, and Racial Disparities

Laura F. Rothstein, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Paper:  Poverty Health and Law at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Tomar Pierson-Brown, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Paper:  Health Justice Pechakucha Night
Graphics:  The Ultimate Cheatsheet for Critical Thinking

Sidney D. Watson, Saint Louis University School of Law
Presentation:  Race & Health Justice in the Classroom
Paper:  Linton v. Tennessee Commissioner of Health and Environment

Section on Law and Sports, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine & Health Care and Torts & Compensation Systems

Sports, Torts, and Health: The Role of Law in Protecting Athlete Welfare

Jessica Roberts, University of Houston Law Center
Presentation:  Access to Player Health Information

Section on Law and the Social Sciences, Co-Sponsored by Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Law and Student Services

Improving Legal Education with Data from the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE)

Kirsten Winek, American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Presentation:  Writing Like a Lawyer: How Law Student Involvement Impacts Self-Reported Gains in Writing Skills in Law School

Section on Law School Administration and Finance

Law School Business Update for Deans, Associate Deans and Other Law School Leaders

William H. Byrnes, Texas A&M University School of Law
Presentation:  The Business of Legal Education: Non-JD and Online Enrollment Snapshot

Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research

New Scholars Showcase

Susan A. McMahon, Georgetown University Law Center
Paper:  Gun Laws and Mental Illness: Ridding the Statutes of Stigma

Jarrod F. Reich, Georgetown University Law Center
Paper:  Capitalizing on Healthy Lawyers: The Business Case for Law Firms to Promote and Prioritize Lawyer Well-Being

Section on Legislation & Law of the Political Process and Administrative Law Joint Program

New Voices in Legislation

Jonathan Choi, New York University School of Law
Paper:  An Empirical Study of Statutory Interpretation in Tax Law

Alex Platt, Harvard Law School
Paper:  Gatekeeping in The Dark: SEC Control Over Private Securities Litigation

Daniel Walters, The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law
Paper:  Symmetry’s Mandate: Constraining the Politicization of American Administrative Law

Section on National Security

National Security Law Works-in-Progress

Brian Haney, Independent
Paper:   Applied Artificial Intelligence in Modern Warfare & National Security Policy
Presentation:  The AI Arms Race

Brian Cox, Cornell Law School
Paper:  Two Calls from Kunduz: National Security Implications of Divergent Domestic Legal and Policy Frameworks Paper
Presentation:  Two Calls from Kunduz: National Security Implications of Divergent Domestic Legal and Policy Frameworks

Section on North American Cooperation, Co-Sponsored by International Law

Global Perspectives: Creating a Law School Culture that Promotes Student Well-Being

Amy Uelmen, Georgetown University Law Center
Paper:  Five Steps To Healing Polarization in the Classroom Insights and Examples
Paper:  Listening Beyond the Echo Chamber
Paper:  Religion, Morality and Contested Claims for Justice
Paper:  Religion and the Work of a Lawyer

Debra Austin, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Presentation:  Positive Legal Education Training the Next Generation of Lawyer Leaders to Thrive
Handout:  Positive Legal Education Handout

Section on New Law Professors, Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods and Scholarship

So You’re a New Law Prof – What Now? What We Wish We Had Known

Howard E. Katz, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University
Handout:  Resources for Law Teaching
Paper:  Teaching Legal Analysis Using the “Unified Field Theory” A Systematic Method for Instructing Students in the Fundamental Skill
Paper:  Course Sequencing and Design

Section on Prelegal Education and Admission to Law School

Looking Ahead: The Changing Legal Landscape of Race Conscious Admissions

David Kirschner, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Presentation:  The Consideration of Race in Admissions: The Legal Landscape, Policy Perspectives, and Practical Guidance

Section on Property Law

New Voices in Property Law

Mekonnen Firew Ayano, University of Missouri School of Law
Paper:  Credit Screening in Housing Rental Market: Law and Experiences of African Immigrants

Section on Property Law and State & Local Government Law Joint Program

Land Use Reform and the Housing Crisis: Is 100 Years of Exclusionary Zoning Enough?

Sara Bronin, University of Connecticut School of Law
Paper:  Zoning For Families

Christopher S. Elmendorf, University of California, Davis, School of Law
Presentation:  Is California’s Assault on Exclusionary Zoning at War with Itself?

Section on Post-Graduate Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers

Is it Time to Self-Regulate? Devising More Formal Standards and Guidelines in Post-Graduate Legal Education

Camille deJorna, Law School Admission Council
Presentation:  Current State of Other Types of Law Degrees and Programs

John B. Thornton, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Presentation:  Whether to Regulate Non-J.D. Programs: Considering the Whats, Whys, and Hows

Karen Shaw, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Presentation:  Best Practice Considerations in Post-JD and Non-JD Admission Policies
Paper:  Post-Graduate Legal Education Survey Results

Sarah Kelly, St. John’s University School of Law
Presentation:  Is it Time to Self-Regulate? Devising More Formal Standards and Guidelines in Post-Graduate Legal Education

John N. Riccardi, Boston University School of Law
Presentation:  Academic Self-Regulation? One School’s Experience with Non-JD Learning Outcomes

Theresa K. Kaiser-Jarvis, The University of Michigan Law School
Presentation:  Academic and Curricular Regulation of Non-JD Programs

Melissa Berry, Lane Powell
Clara Solomon, New York University School of Law
Presentation:  Is It Time to Self Regulate: Employment Statistics & Professional Data

Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues

New Voices in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law

Shirley Lin, New York University School of Law
Paper:  Dehumanization “Because of Sex”: A Neutral Approach to the Rights of Sexual Minorities Under Multiaxial Analysis

Jeremiah A. Ho, University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth
Paper:  Queer Sacrifice in Masterpiece Cakeshop

Doron Dorfman, Syracuse University College of Law
Paper:  Of Worthy and Worthier Blood: Anti-HIV Medication, Gay Families and the FDA Blood Ban

Section on Trusts and Estates

Estate Planning in the Modern Age

Danaya Wright, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Paper:  What Happened to Grandma’s House

Section on Women in Legal Education

A Century Since Suffrage: How Did we Get Here? Where Will We Go? How Will We Get There?

Danaya Wright, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Paper:  Great Variety of Relevant Conditions, Political, Social and Economic: The Constitutionality of Congressional Deadlines on Amendment Proposals Under Article V

Teaching Law in a #MeToo World

L. Camille Hébert, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Paper:  Legal Issues Surrounding the “Me Too” Movement
Paper:  Sexual Harassment Seminar

Subsessions

Jurisprudence: Panel 2
Experimental Jurisprudence

Paul Robinson, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Paper:  A Truce In The Distributive Principle Wars? Empirical Desert, Moral Credibility, And The Internalization Of Societal Norms Abstract
Paper:   A Truce In The Distributive Principle Wars? Empirical Desert, Moral Credibility, And The Internalization Of Societal Norms
Graphics:  A Truce In The Distributive Principle Wars? Coercive Crime Control, Moral Credibility, And Empirical Desert

Student Services: Panel 2
LGBTQ+ Student Inclusion and Support: From the Classroom to Lawyer Leader

Sean Meloy, Victory Fund
Graphics:  LGBTQ Victory Institute Overview
Graphics:  The Power of Victory Fund 2019 Overview

Student Services: Panel 3
Hot Topics in Law Student Services

Marcelius Braxton, Capital University Law School
Presentation:  Attending to the Evolving Needs of Law Students: Counseling Today’s Law Students

Geraldine Muir, Esq., Boston University School of Law
Presentation:   Changing State Law Requirements for Responding to Suicide, Self-Harm, and Criminal Acts Against Students
Handout:   Changing State Law Requirements for Responding to Suicide, Self-Harm, and Criminal Acts Against Students

Larry Cunningham, St. John’s University School of Law
Presentation:  Programmatic Assessment in Student Affairs

AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color Session One

Robert Chang, Seattle University School of Law
Paper:  An Epistolary Exchange Making Up Is Hard To Do: Race/Gender/Sexual Orientation in The Law School Classroom

Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research: Panel 1
When Truth is Not Truth: Teaching Law Students in an Era of “Alternative Facts”

Joy Kanwar, Brooklyn Law School
Paper:  When Truth Is Not Truth: Thoughts on Teaching in an Era of “Alternative Facts”

Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession: Panel 2
How Might Stakeholders Affect How These Values Are Imparted

Vanessa H. Merton, Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
Paper:  Compilation of NY State Law School Plans for Skills Values Competency Requirement (Albany – Fordham)
Paper:  Compilation of NY State Law School Plans for Skills Values Competency Requirement (Hofstra – Touro)
Table:  NY Law School Pathways Contacts and Websites NY State Bar Admission Competency Requirement
Paper:  Court of Appeals of The State of New York Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Janet M. Calvo, City University of New York School of Law
Presentation:  Does New York’s New Bar Admission Requirement Make a Difference in Legal Education and/or Lawyer Performance? How Would We Know Whether It Does?
Paper:  Clinical Legal Education Association (Clea) Comment on Bar Admission Skills Competency Proposal Of New York Court of Appeals Task Force on Experiential Learning and Admission to The Bar
Paper:  Frequently Asked Questions for New York’s Skills Competency and Professional Values Bar Admission Requirement (Rule 520.18)
Paper:  Thinking out of the Bar Exam Box: A Proposal to “MacCrate” Entry to the Profession

Institutional Advancement Plenary Session
Gender Matters: A Guide to Growing Women’s Philanthropy

Kathleen Loehr, Aspen Leadership Group
Presentation:  Gender Matters: A Guide to Growing Women’s Philanthropy

Student Services:
Welcome and Section Keynote

Kevin Kruger, NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Presentation:  AALS Section on Student Services

Institutional Advancement Concurrent Session
Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Elizabeth Beghelli, University of Minnesota Law School
Presentation:  Building a Culture of Philanthropy