Session Materials - Annual Meeting

Arc of Career

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

Dayna Matthew, The George Washington University Law School
Presentation:   How Do I Get the Most Out of the Annual Meeting

Discussion Groups

Russia v. Ukraine: Implications for a New Global Order

David Sloss, Santa Clara University School of Law
Paper:   “The Russia – Ukraine War and the Seeds of a New Liberal Plurilateral Order”

Hot Topics

Assessing the Impact of President Biden’s Marijuana Actions

Mitchell Crusto, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Paper:  “Lex Mitior: A Constitutional Right to Pot Amnesty”

Reframing Fair Use: Warhol, Transformative Visual Art, and the New Supreme Court

Peter Karol, New England Law | Boston
Presentation:  “peter_karol_warhol_panel_presentation_jan_2023”

The Future of Race in Admissions

Mitchell Crusto, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Handout:  Hot Topics: The Future of Race in Admissions

The Law of Unjust Enrichment, the First Immortal Human Cell Line, and the Henrietta Lacks Case

Caprice Roberts, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Paper:   “Memorandum of Amici Curiae Doug Rendleman & Caprice Roberts in Support of Plaintiff: Estate of Henrietta Lack v Thermo Fisher Scientific”
Paper:  “AlfordAmicus
Paper:   “Thermo fisher”

Open Source Program

Racism at the Heart of Legal Education and Licensing

Joan Howarth, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Paper:  “Racism at the Heart of Legal Education & Licensing”

The Next Generation of the Bar Exam

Judith Gundersen, National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)
Presentation:  “Evolution of the Bar Exam”

Women Trailblazers in Legal Education

Laura Padilla, California Western School of Law
Paper:  “AALS Open- Source Program – Author Meets Readers: Women Trailblazers in Legal Education”

AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color Session One: On Being an “Other” in the Classroom, Law School, and University

Robert Chang, Seattle University School of Law
Presentation:  An Epistolary Exchange MAKING UP IS HARD TO DO: RACE/GENDER/SEXUAL ORIENTATION IN THE LAW SCHOOL CLASSROOM

Section on Administrative Law

New Voices in Administrative Law

Jamelle Sharpe, University of Illinois College of Law
Abstract:   “New Voices in Administrative”

Section on Admiralty and Maritime Law

Decarbonization of the Shipping Industry: The IMO’s New Carbon Emission Regulations

Martin Davies, Tulane University Law School
PowerPoint:   “Decarbonization of the Shipping Industry”

Section on Aging & the Law

Access to Justice in Aging & The Law: How Law Schools Can Make A Difference

Kathryn Liss, DePaul University College of Law
Presentation:   “The Aging Services Response to Fraud and Scams”
Paper:  “Cognitive Decline and the Workplace
Presentation:   “Prepaid Death”
Presentation:  “Cognitive decline and the workplace

Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Sophie Martin, NCBE
Flier:  “Foundational Skills and Associated Lawyering Tasks”

Section on Animal Law

Interconnected Justice: Animal Law in the Classroom and Beyond

Delcianna Winders, Vermont Law School
Flier:  “Law Lecturers’ Workshop”
Outline:  animals and justice seminar
Paper:  “Gender, Race, Species”

Section on Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research

Interconnected Justice: Animal Law in the Classroom and Beyond

Nickey Woods, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Paper:  “Strategies to Maximize Learning and Motivation: Implicit Bias Training as an Example”
Presentation:  “Law, Learning, and Motivation”

Spreading the Love: Best Practices for Implementing ABA Standard 303 Across Your Law School

Aric Short, Texas A&M University School of Law
Handout:  2023 AALS Annual Meeting Sessions on Standard 303 and Professional Identity Formation:

Section on Balance and Well-Being in Legal Education

Addressing the New ABA Standard 303: Strategies for Implementing Professional Identity Initiatives

Aric Short, Texas A&M University School of Law
Handout:  “2023 AALS Annual Meeting Sessions on Standard 303 and Professional Identity Formation:”

Section on Criminal Procedure

Criminal Procedure Casebook Offerings and Pedagogical Approaches

Alexandra Natapoff, Harvard Law School
Paper:   “Constitutional Rights in Black and White”

Section on Civil Rights

Critical Leadership, Accountability, and Justice Within Organizations | Joint Program Panel 2

Garrett Halydier, University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law
Paper:   “We(ed) the People of Cannabis, in Order to Form a More Equitable Industry: A Theory for Imagining New Social Equity Approaches to Cannabis Regulation”

Stirring the Ashes, Saving the Coals: Civil Rights After 2022 | Joint Program Panel 1

Reva Siegel, Yale Law School
Paper:   “Memory Games: Dobbs’s Originalism as Anti-Democratic Living Constitutionalism—and Some Pathways for Resistance”
Paper:   “Equality Emerges as a Ground for Abortion Rights In and After Dobbs Cary Franklin”
Paper:   “EQUAL PROTECTION IN DOBBS AND BEYOND: HOW STATES PROTECT LIFE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE ABORTION CONTEXT”

Section on Business Associations

Corporate Governance in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Paper:  “The fight for legitimacy in corporate

Section on Communication, Media and Information Law

Does the Dearth of Media Diversity Contribute to Disinformation, Defamation and Disserve Democracy?

David Sloss, Santa Clara University School of Law
Paper:   “National Endowment for Fact-Checking Act”
Paper:  “Analysis of Possible Constitutional Objections to the Draft Statute

Does the Dearth of Media Diversity Contribute to Disinformation, Defamation and Disserve Democracy?

Catherine Sandoval, Santa Clara University School of Law
Presentation:   “Does the Dearth of Media Diversity Contribute to Disinformation, Defamation and Disserve Democracy?”

Section on Comparative Law

Comparative Law Works-in-Progress on the Cutting Edge of a Plural & Global World Disorder

Xiaoqian Hu, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Paper:   “Property and Prosperity, an illiberal story”

Comparative Law Works-in-Progress on the Cutting Edge of a Plural & Global World Disorder

Madeleine Plasencia, University of Miami School of Law
Paper:   “PROPERTY AND PROSPERITY, AN ILLIBERAL STORY”
Paper:   “Behavioural Comparative Law: Its Relevance to Global Commercial Lawmaking”
Paper:   “Comparing Essential Components of Transnational Jurisdiction: A Proposed Comparative Methodology”

Section on Contracts

The Uniform Restrictive Employment Agreements Act (“UREA”) and Emerging State Law

Stewart Schwab, Cornell Law School
Presentation:   “The Uniform Restrictive Employment Agreement Act”

Section on Criminal Procedure

Criminal Procedure Casebook Offerings and Pedagogical Approaches

Alexandra Natapoff, Harvard Law School
Paper:   “Constitutional Rights in Black and White”

Section on Defamation and Privacy

The Future(s) of Defamation Law

Jake Linford, Florida State University College of Law
Paper:   “Can the restatement (third) of torts: defamation law “modernize and simplify” the torts “
Paper:  “Legal Studies Research Paper

Section on Disability Law

Disability Law 5250 Section Programs

Laura Rothstein, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
PowerPoint:   “Section 504 at Fifty

Section on Education Law

Governance and Politicization of Primary and Secondary Public Schools

Betty Rosa, NYSED
Paper:   Governance and Politicization of Primary and Secondary Public Schools

Section on Election Law

New Voices in Election Law

Jacob Eisler, Florida State University College of Law
Paper:  The Law of Freedom: The Supreme Court and Democracy

Section on Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession

Section on the Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession WIP “Incubator” Program

Timothy Fisher, University of Connecticut School of Law
Paper:  “Non-Traditional Law Deans: Their experiences and those of the law schools that hire them

Section on European Law

New Scholarship in EU Law

Nathan de Arriba-Sellier, Yale Law School
Paper:   “Judicial Review of EU Agency Soft Law in Composite Procedures”

Section on Evidence Law

Evidence of Discrimination

Xiaoqian Hu , University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Paper:   “Racial Code Words: A Technology of Racialization and Racism”

Section on Family and Juvenile Law

Governance and Politicization of Primary and Secondary Public Schools

Antonio Coronado, Georgetown University Law Center
Presentation:   “Governance & Political Polarization of Elementary and Secondary Public Schools”

Section on Global Engagement

Global Legal Engagement in the Era of Crises – Making the Right Choices for Now and the Future

Diane Edelman, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Presentation:   “Connecting and Staying Connected Globally”
Presentation:   “ABA ILS Afghan Legal Professionals Scholarship & Mentoring Pilot Program”
Presentation:   “GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE ERA OF CRISES – MAKING THE RIGHTS CHOICES FOR NOW AND THE FUTURE”

Section on Immigration Law

Racism in Immigration Regulation

Ming Chen, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Paper:  “How Their Laws Affect our Laws: Mechanisms of Immigration Policy Diffusion in the Americas, 1790–2010”

Paper:  “Systemic Racism in the U.S. Immigration Laws”

Section on Institutional Advancement

Collaborative Cultivation: Attracting External Funding to Centers and Institutes

Elisa Weichel, University of San Diego School of Law
PowerPoint:  “Collaborative Cultivation”

Collaborative Cultivation: Attracting External Funding to Centers and Institutes

Mary Ann Soden, University of California, Irvine School of Law
PowerPoint:  “Embedding Antiracism into Cultivation, Solicitation, and Stewardship for the Benefit of Centers, Institutes, and Programs”

PowerPoint:  “Collaborative Cultivation: Attracting External Funding to Centers and Institutes”

Who’s Following You? – A How-to for Faculty Seeking to Develop a Social Media Persona and Influence

Mary Ann Soden, University of California, Irvine School of Law
PowerPoint:  “Who’s Following You? – A How-to for Faculty Seeking to Develop a Social Media Persona and Influence”

Section on Intellectual Property

Emerging Voices in Intellectual Property

Jake Linford, Florida State University College of Law
Paper:   “ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IN AMERICAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY”
Paper:  “Dystopian Trademark Revelations
Paper:   “THE NIGHTMARE OF DREAM ADVERTISING”
Paper:  “PATENT LAW 101: I KNOW IT WHEN I SEE IT

The Recorded Classroom

Bruce Boyden, Marquette University Law School

Slides:  “The Recorded Classroom

Section on International Human Rights

New Voices in Human Rights

Victoria Carmona, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Presentation:  “INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS WITH CONCERN TO THE REGULATION OF MIGRATION”

Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information

DEI, Recruitment & The Future of Law Librarianship

Michele Villagran, San Jose State University
Presentation:  ” DEI, Recruitment & The Future of Law Librarianship

Section on Law and Sports

Works-in-Progress

Steve Ross, Wake Forest The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law
Presentation:  “The Economic and Social Cost of Vertical Integration by Horizontal Agreement in Minor League Baseball”

Section on Law School Administration and Finance

Administrative Boot Camp for New and Aspiring Deans and Associate Deans

Ray Sykes, University of Oregon School of Law
Presentation:  “Administrative Boot Camp for New and Aspiring Deans and Associate Deans”

Section on Law School and Interpretation

Law and Interpretation

Reva Siegel, Yale Law School
Paper:  “Memory Games: Dobbs’s Originalism as Anti-Democratic Living Constitutionalism—and Some Pathways for Resistance”
Paper:  “DEAD OR ALIVE: ORIGINALISM AS POPULAR CONSTITUTIONALISM IN HELLER”
Paper:  “ORIGINALISM AS A POLITICAL PRACTICE: THE RIGHT’S LIVING CONSTITUTION”

Administrative Boot Camp for New and Aspiring Deans and Associate Deans

Ray Sykes, University of Oregon School of Law
Presentation:  “Administrative Boot Camp for New and Aspiring Deans and Associate Deans”

Section on Legal History

Legacies of Exclusion in Legal Education & Licensing

Gregory Parks, Wake Forest University School of Law
Paper:  “The Color of Law Review”

Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research

Pedagogy Pivots: Leading Legal Education’s Transition to the NextGen Bar Exam

Melissa Shultz, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Handout:  “Foundational Skills and Associated Lawyering Tasks”
Presentation:  “NextGen Full Send Preparing Law Schools for the Transition from the UBE to the NextGen Bar Exam”

Sophie Martin, NCBE
Paper:  “Foundational Skills and Associated Lawyering Tasks”

Section on National Security Law

The War Against Ukraine and National Security Unpredictable Temporal and Geographic Boundaries

Dakota Rudesill, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Paper:  “American Fighters, Ukraine, and the Neutrality Act: The Law and the Urgent Need for Clarity”

Section on Natural Recourses and Energy Law

The War Against Ukraine and National Security Unpredictable Temporal and Geographic Boundaries

Robin Craig, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Paper:  “Grieved to death: Eco-Necrotourism and equitable access to the worlds disappearing natural wonders”

Section on New Law Professors

Beginnings, Middles, and Endings: Planning Your Classes, Your Courses, and Your Career

Howard Katz, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University
Recourses:  “teaching recourses”

Beginnings, Middles, and Endings: Planning Your Classes, Your Courses, and Your Career

Antonio Coronado, Georgetown University Law Center
Presentation:   “New Beginnings Panel”

Section on Post-Graduate Legal Education

Legal Education Programs for Non-Licensed Legal Professionals

John Thornton, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
PowerPoint:  “Section on Post-Graduate Legal Education”
Presentation:  “Legal Paraprofessionals in Arizona’s Courts”

Section on Property Law

Stuff You’ll Want to Steal: Ideas for Teaching Topics in Property Law

Howard Katz, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University
Recourses:  “teaching recourses”

Section on Pro Bono & Access to Justice

Incorporating Access to Justice & Pro-Bono Across the Law School Curriculum

Darcy Meals, Georgia State University College of Law
Presentation:  “Incorporating Access to Justice & Pro Bono Across the Law School Curriculum”
Recourses:  “Mapping the Medical Debt Collections Experience”
Paper:  “What the Access to Justice Crisis Means for Legal Education”

Section on Securities Regulation

Financial Regulation in a Time of Global Uncertainty

Yuliya Guseva, Rutgers Law School
Presentation:  “DIGITAL ASSET INNOVATIONS AND REGULATORY FRAGMENTATION: THE SEC VERSUS THE CFTC”

Section on Teaching Methods

MythBusters of Legal Education

Brittany Deitch, Capital University Law School
Publication:  “Using Case Studies in Law Teaching”
Publication:  “Criminal Procedure Sample Case “

MythBusters of Legal Education

Sophie Sparrow, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law
Presentation:  Using Small Groups to Build Belonging and Deepen Learning

Section on Technology, Law and Legal Education

Don’t Stop at the D: Incorporating the E(quity) and I(nclusion) of DEI Into Law School Teaching

Jon M. Garon, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law
Paper:  “Selections from the Law Professor’s Desk Reference”

Don’t Stop at the D: Incorporating the E(quity) and I(nclusion) of DEI Into Law School Teaching

Meredith Duncan, University of Houston Law Center
Publication:  Don’t Stop at the D: Incorporating the E(quity) and I(nclusion) of DEI Into Law School Teaching

Incorporating Emerging Technology Discussions in Traditional Doctrinal Classes

Christina Miller, Suffolk University Law School
Paper:  “Emerging Technology: Criminal Law & Evidence”

Works in Progress – The Intersection of Law and Technology

Jon M. Garon, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law
Publication:  “Selections from the Law Professor’s Desk Reference”

Section on Women in Legal Education

Disrupting the Status Quo: How Law Schools Can Make A Difference By Making Difference Meaningful

Danielle Conway, The Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson Law
Publication:  The Legal Considerations for Offering Metaverse-Based Education

Disrupting the Status Quo: How Law Schools Can Make A Difference By Making Difference Meaningful

Lucy Jewel, University of Tennessee College of Law
Publication:  Ghosts of AALS: Elitism in Legal Education