And in the Future
Professor David Troutt is one of the featured speakers at “Building One America,” the 2013 Second national Summit for Inclusive Suburbs and Sustainable Regions, to be held in Washington, DC. (July 18-19)
Professor Suzanne Kim will be a guest blogger for Concurring Opinions. (September 2013)
The NYU Annual Survey of American Law will publish Legal & Research Writing Instructor Barbara Hoffman’s article on the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act in its next volume (68 Annual Survey of American Law ___, 2013). The article is titled “The Law of Intended Consequences: Did the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act Make It Easier for Cancer Survivors to Prove Disability Status?”
“Oh My Blawg! Who Is Going to Save the Legal Blogs?” by Reference and Technology Librarian Caroline Young has been accepted for publication in the Fall 2013 issue of the Law Library Journal.
“The Prospects of Abolishing War: A Proposal for the 21st Centry” by Emeritus Professor Saul Mendlovitz (with Robert Zuber) has been acccepted for publication by Transnational lLw and Contemporary Problems.
Professor Suzanne Kim presented her work-in-progress, titled “Revisiting Frontiero,” at Brooklyn Law School as part of the Emerging Family Law Scholars and Teachers’ Conference. (June 5)
Professor John Joergensen, Associate Dean and Director of the Law Library, presented at PhillyDH, an organization of Philadelphia librarians who work with digital collections in the humanities. The event was held at the University of Pennsylvania. (June 4)
Assistant Professor Anju Gupta, Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, presented “The New Nexus”) 85 Colo. L. Rev. ___, forthcoming 2013) at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Section’s Annual Conference, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico (April) and at the Emerging Immigration Scholars and Teachers Conference at the University of California at Irvine. (June)
Speaking as part of the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, held in Boston, Professor Suzanne Kim presented her work-in-progress titled “Marriage Equalities: Gender and Social Norms in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Marriage.” (May 31)
Professor David Troutt was the principal speaker at the 2013 BONJ/Together North Jersey Forum, held in West Orange, on building support for policies that promote stable and inclusive communities and an environmentally sustainable region. (May 30)
Professor Paul Tractenberg was one of two debate panelists at the Newark Student Conference on Education Reform, at which high school students who are members of the Jersey Urban Debate League asked the panelists questions about standardized testing, the debate topic. (May 21)
Assistant Professor Taja-Nia Henderson presented “Crucibles of Discontent: Penal Practice in the Shadow of Slavery, 1796-1865” at the Golieb Research Colloquium at New York University School of Law. (May 1)
Associate Dean John Joergensen, Director of the Law Library, participated in a legal ontology metadata workshop at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School concerning the center’s Freeing the Law project. (May 1)
The Spring 2013 issue of the Washburn Law Journal has published “Judicial Notice and the Internet: The Legal Reasoning and Technical Basis for Taking Judicial Notice of the Fact That Internet Pages Display from the Top-Left Hand Corner Out” by Adjunct Professor Jonathan Bick, of counsel at Brach Eichler, LLC.
Clinical Professor Esther Canty-Barnes was a panelist at the “Transition to Adult Life Conference” presented by the Family Support Organization of Essex and held in Newark.
Professor Jonathan Hyman presented as a panelist on the panel “Mediation First or Last? A Conversation” at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Section’s Annual Conference, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (April 30)
Legal Research and Writing Instructor Amy Bitterman has been awarded one of three 2013 LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grants. Her winning proposal was titled “In the Beginning: Priming, Foreshadowing and the Art of Crafting Preliminary Statements in Persuasive Writing.” Bitterman also was invited to teach a month-long course on Introduction to the American Legal System as part of the Open Society program at Bilgi University, Istanbul.
Professor Jonathan Hyman was a panelist for “Mediation First or Last? A Conversation” at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Education Section Annual Conference, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (April 30)
As a panelist at the Harvard Law School conference titled “Toward a Civil Gideon: The Future of Legal Services,” Dean John J. Farmer, Jr. presented “Thinking Outside the Box, Apprenticeship and the Future of the Legal Profession.” (April 6)
Clinical Professor Randi Mandelbaum presented at the workshop “Ethical Issues and Permanency Decisions” at the Children in Court Statewide Training for attorneys and judges, held in Galloway.
Professor Jonathan Hyman presented “Modules of Thought and the Mediator’s Challenge” at the Justice Marie M. Garibaldi American Inn of Court, which was held in Basking Ridge. (March 18)
Professor and Associate Dean Jon Dubin presented his article, “The Rutgers Cases and the State of the Law of State Law School Clinical Programs, 65 Rutgers L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2013) at New York Law School’s Clinical Theory Scholarship Workshop. (March 15)
Assistant Professor Taja-Nia Henderson has been selected to participate in the J. Willard Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History at the University of Wisconsin School of Law, a competitive summer seminar for junior scholars in legal history.
Clinical Professor Jennifer Rosen Valverde presented “Advocacy Outside Hospital Doors and the H.E.A.L. (Health, Education, Advocacy & Law) Collaborative” at Pediatric Grand Rounds, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School).
Professor Stuart Green presented “What Should Count as Property in Theft Law?” at the Colloquium on Innovation Policy, NYU School of Law (Jan. 31)
Assistant Professor Christina Ho participated on a panel invited to comment on Elizabeth Chiarello’s “Prescribing Morality Through Front Line Work: Interaction and Institutional influences on Pharmacists’ Construction of the ‘Deserving Patient’” at the Northeast Regional Law and Society Conference, held at Amherst College. (Jan. 12)
Dean John J. Farmer, Jr moderated the program “Cyber Security: The Next Frontier” at Raritan Valley Community College. (Jan. 15)
Clinical Professor Charles Auffant has been elected co-chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Clinical Section, which is the AALS’s largest section. The position is effective January 2014.
The Rutgers–Newark Institute on Education Law and Policy, whose founding director is Professor Paul Tractenberg, has been notified of a new Ford Foundation grant of $200,000 to support its Newark Schools Research Collaborative’s work on Expanded Learning Time in the Newark, New York City and Rochester, NY school districts.