Program Schedule - Annual Meeting

AALS 2022 Annual Meeting

Freedom, Equality, and the Common Good

Wednesday, January 5 – Sunday, January 9, 2022

All sessions are listed in Eastern Time


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

11:00 AM ‐ 4:25 PM

Institutional Advancement


11:00 AM ‐ 12:15 PM

AALS Session for First Time Attendees, What is
AALS and Why Does it Matter for My Career?
And How Do I Get the Most Out of the Annual
Meeting?

AALS Discussion Group Program, Critical
Evidence Reform: How Do We Change Prior
Conviction Impeachment in the U.S?

Balance in Legal Education, The Power of
Now: A Mindset for Teaching in Times of
Uncertainty

Comparative Law, Co‐Sponsored by East Asian
Law & Society, International Human Rights,
and Law, Medicine and Health Care
, Did
Democracy Stumble? Pandemic Lessons from
Around the Globe

Disability Law, Co‐Sponsored by Education
Law, Labor Relations and Employment
Law, and Law Professors with Disabilities
and Allies,
The Future of Accommodations
Election Law, Redistricting, Gerrymandering,
and the Voting Rights Act

Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples, Native
American Experience in Legal Academia:
Striving for Academic Freedom & Equality for
Common Good

Taxation, Tax Policy in the New Administration:
Priorities and Opportunities

12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

AALS Awards Ceremony, Honoring AALS
Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal
Education and the Law, Scholarly Paper
Winners, Section Award Winners, and Teachers
of the Year

AALS Open Source Program, Hidden Harms in
the Legal Regulation of Sex & Reproduction

Clinical Legal Education, Co‐Sponsored by For
the Law School Dean, Leadership, Minority
Groups, and Poverty Law,
Advancing Equality
for Clinical Faculty of Color: Recruitment,
Retention, and Support

Financial Institutions and Consumer
Financial Services,
Climate Finance and
Banking Regulation: Beyond Disclosure?

Law Libraries and Legal Information,
Re‐envisioning Library Missions and Staffing
in the Post COVID World

Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Co‐
Sponsored by Professional Responsibility,

Infusing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the
Law School Curriculum

2 –3 PM

Aging and the Law, Section Networking Session
Balance in Legal Education, Section
Networking Session

Criminal Justice, Section Networking Session
Election Law, Section Networking Session
Socio‐Economics, Socio‐Economics and the Re‐
Invention of the State

2 – 3 PM

Law Libraries and Legal Information,
Section Networking Session
Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research,
Award Ceremony
National Security Law, Section Networking
Session
Women in Legal Education, Section
Networking Session
3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM
AALS Open Source Program Co‐Sponsored by
Leadership, Professional Responsibility, Pro
Bono & Public Service Opportunities, and
Women in Legal Education, The Impact of
Deborah Rhode
AALS Hot Topic Program, The Crisis of
Afghanistan
Civil Rights, Co‐Sponsored by
Constitutional Law, Law, Medicine and
Health Care, and Minority Groups, Race,
Inequality, and Reproduction
Commercial and Consumer Law Co‐
Sponsored by Alternative Dispute
Resolution and Creditors’ and Debtors’
Rights, Online Dispute Resolution in the
Post‐Pandemic Era
Labor Relations and Employment Law, Co‐
Sponsored by Employment Discrimination
Law, Roundtable Discussion of Minda Harts’
Right Within: How to Heal from Racial Trauma
in the Workplace
Legislation & Law of the Political Process,
Critical Perspectives on Congress
3:10 PM ‐ 6 PM
Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and
Research, It Takes A Village: The Role of
Associate Deans in Ensuring Law Schools
Include Modern Competencies


4:45 PM ‐ 6:00 PM

Agricultural and Food Law, New Voices in
Agriculture & Food Law
Comparative Law, Works in Progress on
Comparative Law
Criminal Justice, Teaching in a Time of Trauma
Natural Resources and Energy Law Co‐
Sponsored by Environmental Law,
Environment Law and Natural Resources &
Energy Law Works‐in‐Progress
Family and Juvenile Law, Co‐Sponsored by
Teaching Methods, Centering Race and
Class in Family Law
Intellectual Property, IP Works in Progress
National Security Law, Works in Progress: New
Voices in National Security Law
Women in Legal Education, Other Voices in
Feminist Theory


Thursday, January 6, 2022

11:00 AM ‐ 12:15 PM

AALS Site Evaluation Workshop
AALS Open Source Program,
Emotional and
Perceptual Segregation: The Perils and Promise
of Talking Across Identity Lines

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co‐Sponsored
by Criminal Justice
, Court‐based Restorative
Justice: Hope or Hype?

Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights, How
Academia Influences Lawmaking

National Security Law, The January 6
Insurrection: Domestic Terrorism and
National Security Issues

Employment Discrimination Law, Co‐
Sponsored by Labor Relations and
Employment Law,
Anti‐discrimination Law’s
Role in Promoting Democratic Workplaces

European Law, Co‐Sponsored by International
Law,
The Future of the EU: Brexit, Covid‐19, and
the Rise of Inequalities

Law in the Americas, Co‐Sponsored by
Comparative Law,
International and
Comparative Legal Research

Law Professors with Disabilities and Allies Co‐
Sponsored by Disability Law and Law and
Mental Disability,
The Forgotten Demographic:
Law Professors with Disabilities in Legal
Academia

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Issues,
The Fragility of LGBTQ+ Rights in the
Post‐Justice Kennedy/Ginsburg Era


12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

AALS PRESIDENTIAL PROGRAM, THE TYRANNY OF
MERIT WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER MICHAEL J.
SANDEL, THE ANNE T. AND ROBERT M. BASS
PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT AT HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

Law, Medicine, and Health Care,
Co‐Sponsored by Associate Deans for
Academic Affairs and Research, For the
Law School Dean, and Law and Mental
Disability,
Health Law and Leadership
During Times of Crisis

State and Local Government Law and
Community Economic Development Joint
Program,
Progressive Perspectives on Local
Economic Development Moving Forward

Women in Legal Education, Co‐Sponsored by
Minority Groups, and Sexual Orientation and
Gender Identity Issues,
Equality,
Intersectionality, and Status in the Legal
Academy


2 – 3 PM

Civil Procedure, Section Networking Session
Employment Discrimination Law, Section
Networking Session
Family and Juvenile Law, Section Networking
Session

Global Engagement, Section Networking
Session
Law Professors with Disabilities and Allies,
Award Ceremony.
Law, Medicine, and Health Care, Section
Networking Session

Legal History, Section Networking Session
Natural Resources and Energy Law, Section
Networking Session

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Issues,
Section Networking Session
Women in Legal Education, Award
Ceremony

3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

National Conference of Bar Examiners
Program,
Building the Next Generation of
the Bar Exam

AALS Committee on Recruitment &
Retention of Minority Law Teachers &
Students Program,
The Rise and Future of
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Law
School Context

AALS Discussion Group Program, Status of
U.S. Legal Regulatory Reform

Agricultural and Food Law, Co‐Sponsored
by Animal Law and State and Local
Government Law,
Food Law in Times of
Crisis: From Climate Change to COVID

Art Law, Co‐Sponsored by Intellectual
Property,
Permissions Culture
Criminal Justice, Co‐Sponsored by Aging
and the Law, Children and the Law, Civil
Rights, Disability Law, Family and Juvenile
Law, and Poverty Law,
The Carceral Logics
of Care: Policing Hospitals, Policing Access
to Care

Jurisprudence, Unwritten “Law”?
Legal History, Co‐Sponsored by
Comparative Law,
Using Historical Context
Across the Law School Curriculum in Response
to January 6th, 2021

4:45 PM ‐ 6:00 PM

Administrative Law,
New Voices in
Administrative Law

3:10 PM ‐ 6 PM

Federal Courts,
The New Turn Toward the
States: State Courts and the Federal System

Business Associations, New Voices in
Business Law

Commercial and Consumer Law and
Contracts Joint Program
, Diversity,
Equity, Inclusion, and the Teaching of

Contracts and Commercial Law
Empirical Study of Legal Education and the
Legal Profession,
Empirical Study 2021
Works in Progress Workshop

Employment Discrimination Law, Co‐
Sponsored by Labor Relations and
Employment Law,
New Voices in
Employment Discrimination Law and Labor
Relations & Employment Law

International Human Rights Co‐Sponsored
by International Law,
New Voices in
Human Rights

Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research, Co‐
Sponsored by Scholarship,
Contemporary
Scholarly Methods and Works‐in‐Progress in

Legal Communication
Minority Groups Co‐Sponsored by Clinical
Legal Education,
Critical Justice: The
Pedagogy of Multidimensional Analysis and
Systemic Advocacy

Poverty Law, Poverty Law:
Casebooks, Clinics, and the Law School
Curriculum

Socio‐Economics, Works in Progress
Economic Equity and the Constitution


Friday, January 7, 2022

11 am – 5:30 PM

AALS Law School Deans Forum

11:00 AM ‐ 12:15 PM

AALS Arc of Career Program, From Legal
Education to the C‐Suite: Lawyers Leading
Higher Education

Empirical Study of Legal Education and the
Legal Profession, Co‐Sponsored by Election
Law, Leadership, Legislation & Law of the
Political Process, and Professional
Responsibility,
What Can Research Tell Us
About How Law Schools, Lawyers, and Leaders
Can Nourish Democracy?

Family and Juvenile Law, Co‐Sponsored by
Children and the Law, and Civil Rights,
Family Law for the Long Haul: Creating a
Path Forward from COVID

Global Engagement, Co‐Sponsored by
Post‐Graduate Legal Education,
Increasing
Global Engagement at U.S. Law Schools

International Human Rights, Co‐Sponsored
by Children and the Law, Natural
Resources and Energy Law,
Is Climate
Stability a Human Right?

Law and Religion, The Shadow Docket’s
Effect on the Religion Clauses

New Law Professors, The Delicate Dance:
Balancing Competing Interests in Making
Decisions as a New Law Professor

Property Law, Co‐Sponsored by State and
Local Government Law,
Regulatory Takings
at 100

Transactional Law and Skills, Co‐Sponsored
by Agency, Partnership, LLC’s and
Unincorporated, Business Associations, and
Securities Regulation,
Transactional Lawyering
at the Intersection of Business and Societal
Well‐Being

12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

AALS Arc of Career Program,
So, You Want
to Publish a Book?

AALS Discussion Group Program, A Very
Online Economy: Meme Trading, Bitcoin,
and the Crisis of Trust and Value(s) – How
Should the Law Respond?

Business Associations, Co‐Sponsored by
Agency, Partnership, LLC’s and
Unincorporated, Securities Regulation,
and Transactional Law and Skills,
Race
and Teaching Business Associations

Education Law Co‐Sponsored by
Administrative Law,
Administrative Law in
Higher Education

Minority Groups, Co‐Sponsored by Women
in Legal Education,

Resisting the Second Redemption: Dismantling
Racial Capitalism amidst the Global Pandemic

Teaching Methods, Beyond Diversity:
Creating Inclusive Classrooms and
Prioritizing Students’ Sense of Belonging in
Law


2 – 3 pm

Administrative Law, Section Networking
Session

Clinical Legal Education, Section
Networking Session

Comparative Law, Section Networking
Session

Immigration Law, Section Networking
Session

Law Professors with Disabilities and Allies,
Section Networking Session
Minority Groups, Section Networking
Session

Pre‐Law Education and Admission to Law
School,
Section Networking Session

2 – 3 PM

Professional Responsibility, Section
Networking Session


3:10 PM – 6 PM

Academic Support and Technology, Law and
Legal Education Joint Program, Co‐Sponsored
by, Pre‐Law Education and Admission to Law
School,
Online Teaching: Is it Good for Legal
Education?

Natural Resources and Energy Law and Torts
and Compensation Systems Joint Program Co‐
Sponsored by Environmental Law,
The Rising
Tide of Climate Torts

Intellectual Property, “Bring The Noise: IP in
Tumultuous Times”

3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

Constitutional Law, Co‐Sponsored by
Jurisprudence and Law and Interpretation,

Originalism: New Criticisms and Defenses
Law and Anthropology, Co‐Sponsored by
Teaching Methods,
Teaching from a “Law
and…” Perspective

Part‐Time Division Programs Co‐Sponsored by
Academic Support, and Student Services,
The
New Normal in Legal Education: What We
Learned from Part‐Time Programs During
the Pandemic

Poverty Law, Co‐Sponsored by Civil Procedure,
Clinical Legal Education, and Immigration Law,
Immigrant Advocacy Inside and Outside
Agencies, Courts, and Legislatures

Professional Responsibility, Co‐Sponsored
by Leadership and Litigation,
From
Watergate to Insurrection: Fifty Years of
Legal Ethics in the U.S.

4:45 PM ‐ 6:00 PM

Civil Rights,
Works‐in‐Progress: New Voices
in Civil Rights

Clinical Legal Education Co‐Sponsored by
Leadership, Minority Groups, and Poverty
Law,
Anti‐Racism and Clinic Design Choices
Disability Law, Co‐Sponsored by Law and
Mental Disability, Law Professors with
Disabilities and Allies, and Teaching
Methods,
Incorporating Disability
into the Law School Curriculum

European Law, Emerging and New Voices in
European Law: Works‐in‐Progress Panel

Immigration Law, New Voices in
Immigration Law

Law, Medicine and Health Care, New
Voices in Law, Medicine, and Health Care
Professional Responsibility, Professional
Responsibility New Voices Workshop

Property Law, Stuff You’ll Want to Steal: Ideas
for Teaching about Race, Class, and Indigenous
Peoples in Property

Women in Legal Education, Introducing and
Supporting Intersectionality in Pedagogy


Saturday, January 8, 2022

11:00 AM ‐ 12:15 PM


Law School Admission Council Program, Co‐
Sponsored by Pre‐Law Education and
Admission to Law School,
Using Assessments to
Advance Equity: How Assessments Can Benefit
All Learners

Administrative Law Co‐Sponsored by
Constitutional Law,
Governing without
Congress: The Use (and Abuse) of Executive
Orders

Agency, Partnership, LLC’s and
Unincorporated Co‐Sponsored by Business
Associations, Insurance Law, and
Transactional Law & Skills,
Economic Uses
for Unincorporated Entities

International Law, Co‐Sponsored by Civil
Rights, International Human Rights,
and Minority Groups
, State Responsibility
to Address Racism

Remedies, Co‐Sponsored by Federal Courts,
The Underappreciated Remedy of Nominal
Damages
Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates in Society
Real Estate Transactions Co‐Sponsored by
Comparative Law,
International Real Estate
Scholarship, The Common Good of
Scholarship


11:00 AM – 1:50 PM

AALS Symposium Program, Implementing Anti‐
Racism and Racial Justice into the Law School
Curriculum


11:00 AM ‐ 4:00 PM

Student Services Co‐Sponsored by Associate
Deans for Academic Affairs and Research, and
Pre‐Law Education and Admission to Law
School,
For the Common Good –Working with
the legal academy to shape the future of the
legal profession

12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

The Meeting of the AALS House of
Representatives
AALS Discussion Group Program,
The Law of
Foreign Commerce Bureaucracy

Aging and the Law, Co‐Sponsored by Civil
Rights, Clinical Legal Education, Disability
Law, Family and Juvenile Law, Law,
Medicine and Health Care, Poverty Law,
and Sexual Orientation and Gender
Identity Issues,
Inequality and Aging
Civil Procedure Co‐Sponsored by Poverty
Law,
Marginalized Procedure
Evidence, “Shadow Rules”: The Operation of
Evidentiary Rules Inside and Outside of the
Courtroom”

For the Law School Dean, and Pro‐Bono &
Public Service Opportunities Joint
Program, Co‐Sponsored by Balance in Legal
Education, Clinical Legal Education, and L
eadership,
Prioritizing Public Service in Your
Role as the Dean: Why it Matters

Securities Regulation, Co‐Sponsored by
Agency, Partnership, LLC’s and
Unincorporated, Business Associations
and, Financial Institutions and Consumer
Financial Services,
Equity and Access in
Securities Markets

2 – 3:00 PM

East Asian Law & Society,
Section Networking
Session

Environmental Law, Section Networking
Session

Evidence, Section Networking Session
International Law, Section Networking Session
Leadership, Pro Bono & Service
Opportunities, Professional Responsibility,
and Women in Legal Education Ceremony
Joint Award,
Award Ceremony
Litigation, Section Networking Session
Minority Groups, Award Ceremony
Pre‐Law Education and Admission to Law
School,
Award Ceremony
Pro‐Bono & Public Service Opportunities,
Award Ceremony
Remedies, Section Networking Session


2 PM – 6 PM

AALS Workshop for Pre‐tenured
Law School Teachers of Color

3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

AALS Open Source Program,
The Newly
Central Role of Defense Investigations in
the Digital Age

Children and the Law, Co‐Sponsored by
Family and Juvenile Law, and Poverty Law,
The Pandemic Next Time: Exploring
Children’s Vulnerability and Agency in the
Face of Climate Change
Defamation and Privacy, Co‐Sponsored by
Internet and Computer Law, and
Communication, Media & Information Law,
Privacy Tech
East Asian Law & Society, Co‐Sponsored by
Comparative Law,
Democracy on the Edge
Contracts, Current Events in the Contracts
Course and in Contracts Scholarship

3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

Immigration Law, Co‐Sponsored by
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Minority
Groups, and Poverty Law,
Immigration,
Equality, and Security: The Biden
Administration’s First Year and Beyond
Leadership, Co‐Sponsored by Clinical Legal
Education, Minority Groups, Pro‐Bono &
Public Service Opportunities, and Professional
Responsibility,
Leadership Education as a
Component of Anti‐Racist Education in Law
Schools
Litigation, Co‐Sponsored by Election Law and
Professional Responsibility,
Litigation Conduct
and Pushing the Envelope: Impact or Abuse?
Pre‐Law Education and Admission to Law
School Co‐Sponsored by Academic
Support, Institutional Advancement, and
Student Services,
Pre‐Law Advising & Law
School Admissions Post‐COVID Inequality,
and Reproduction


4:45 PM ‐ 6 PM

Family and Juvenile Law, The Future of
Family Law
International Human Rights Co‐Sponsored
by New Law Professors,
The Agony and
Ecstasy of Teaching Human Rights Law in
the Field
International Law Co‐Sonsored by
Environmental Law, and Natural Resources
and Energy Law,
The Challenges and
Opportunities of Teaching International Law

Responses to the Climate Change Crisis
Intellectual Property, Lenses on IP: How to
Teach IP From Different Methodological
Perspectives
Minority Groups, Voices of Color Against the
Second Redemption
Poverty Law, New Voices in Poverty Law
Property Law, New Voices in Property Law:
Junior Scholars Works‐in‐Progress Panel

Criminal Justice, New Voices in Criminal
Justice

Securities Regulation, Securities Regulation
Works in Progress Session


Sunday, January 9, 2022

10 AM – 10:50 AM

Planning Meeting for 2021‐2022
Section Officers


11:00 AM ‐ 12:15 PM

AALS Open Source Program, Death and Legal
Scholarship: How an Era of Mass Carnage
Impacts the Substance of Our Work

Animal Law Co‐Sponsored by Agricultural
Food Law and Clinical Legal
Education,
Promoting Justice Through
Animal Law Clinics
Internet and Computer Law, Algorithms in
the Academy: Surveillance, Evaluation, and Risk
Assessment at Universities
Insurance Law, Co‐Sponsored by Business
Associations, Agency, Partnership, LLC’s
and Unincorporated,
and Securities
Regulation,
Insurance Implications
from the Pandemic
Law School Administration and Finance,
Administrative Boot Camp for New and Aspiring
Deans and Associate Deans
Law and Sports Co‐Sponsored by Children
and the Law and Sexual Orientation and
Gender Identity Issues,
Transgender Inclusion
in Athletic Competition

Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law, A Subsidy for
Inequality: Bob Jones & Fundamental Public
Policy Today

12:35 PM ‐ 1:50 PM

AALS Discussion Group Program, Bridges and
Barriers to Educational Equity: Should Law
Schools Continue to Use Remote
Learning Technology and Pedagogy for In‐
person Classes?
Africa, Co‐Sponsored by Intellectual
Property, and Law, Medicine and Health
Care,
Equity in Access to Medicine: The
African Experience
Communication, Media & Information Law
Co‐Sponsored by Constitutional Law and
Defamation and Privacy
, Press
Trustworthiness, Democracy, and the
Law
Employee Benefits and Executive
Compensation, Co‐Sponsored by
Poverty Law,
The Future of Social Security
Jewish Law, The Crown and the Courts:
Separation of Powers and the Early Jewish
Imagination
Law and Economics, Law and Interpretation, Introducing New
Approaches to Interpretation in the First
Year Curriculum
Law and Mental Disability Co‐Sponsored by
Disability Law, and Law, Medicine and Health
Care,
Mental Healthcare Decision‐Making: Innovations
and Comparative Perspectives

Post‐Graduate Legal Education, How LLM
Programs Adapted to Online Learning, and
the Future Role of Hybrid and Online Classes

2 – 3:00 PM

Islamic Law, Section Networking Session
Law and Anthropology, Section
Networking Session
Law and Mental Disability, Section
Networking Session
Law and South Asian Studies, Section
Networking Session
Law School Administration and Finance,
Section Networking Session
Law and Sports, Section Networking Session
Post‐Graduate Legal Education, Section
Networking Session
Scholarship, Section Networking Session
Socio‐Economics, Section Networking Session
Taxation, Section Networking Session


3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

Admiralty and Maritime Law, U.S.
Responses to Chinese and Russian Maritime
Claims
Antitrust and Economic Regulation,
Antitrust and Tech Giants
Biolaw, Biosurveillance and Civil Liberties
and During the Pandemic
Conflict of Laws, Conflicts and Family Law
Economic Globalization and Governance,
Workers, Boards, and the Global Corporation

3:10 PM ‐ 4:25 PM

Islamic Law and Jewish Law Joint Program,
Agreeing to Disagree: Difference of Opinion
in Islamic and Jewish Law
Law and South Asian Studies,
Responsibilities of Nations during a Pandemic


4:45 PM ‐ 6 PM

Civil Rights, Co‐Sponsored by Clinical Legal
Education, Criminal Justice, and Poverty
Law,
Teaching Abolition Across Systems and
Institutions

Contracts, Engaging Students in the
Contracts Class
East Asian Law & Society, Co‐Sponsored by
Comparative Law,
Academic Freedom and
Scholars at Risk in East Asia
Election Law, Perspectives on Election Law
Evidence, New and Emerging Voices in
Evidence Law: Works in Progress Session

Law and Interpretation, New Scholarship
on Interpretation
Socio‐Economics, The ‘Fuller‐Employment’
Principle (Promise) of Inclusion Capitalism: Is it
True and Plausibly Important or an Economic
Illusion?
Taxation, New Voices in Taxation