And in the Future
Associate Professor Brandon Paradise will participate on a panel titled “The Role of Legal Academia in the Pursuit of Justice” at Yale Law School’s annual Black Law Student Association alumni dinner. (March 8)
Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse will speak at a panel on “Regional Perspectives on Human Rights” at Columbia Law School. (March 10)
Associate Dean John Joergensen will give a talk to the New Jersey Law Librarians Association on the “Developments in Online Research and the Ramifications for the Practice of Law.” (March 13) Invited to present at the LegalIED Conference to be held at American University Washington College of Law, Joergensen will deliver a TED-style talk on applying educational theory to law teaching. (April 4)
Professor Paul Tractenberg will discuss the U.S. education reform agenda as a keynote speaker at a conference on comparative education reform processes that will be held at Haifa University. The other keynoter will be the Israeli Minister of Education. (April 8).
Assistant Professor Jorge Contesse will present a paper titled “A Constitutional Conversation on International Human Rights: the Case of the Americas” at the Third Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, to be heldd at the University of Melbourne. (July 7-9)
Clinical Professor Randi Mandelbaum presented “Re-Examining and Re-Defining Permanency from a Youth’s Perspective” at the 10th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law at Capital University Law School. The conference wa titled “We Are Not All the Same: Meeting Children’s Individual Needs Through Law, Policy, and Practice Reform.” (March 6)
Vice Dean Reid Weisbord commented on presentations by Professor Adam Hirsch of the University of San Diego Law School and Professor Ronald Mann of Columbia Law School at the Vanderbilt Law Review symposium “The Role of Federal Law in Private Wealth Transfer.” (Feb. 21)
Professor Paul Tractenberg was one of two keynote speakers at a day-long conference on School-Family Relations convened by the Initiative for Applied Education Research of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The conference was held at Tel Aviv University. The title of his presentation was “Parents, Schools and the Community: What Is the Parental Role in Education, What Are Its Legal Sources and What Affects Its Implementation?” (Feb. 16)
Associate Professor Brandon Paradise presented “An Eastern Orthodox View of Love, Law and Martin Luther King, Jr.” at the Pepperdine University Law School conference on “Love & Law.” (Feb. 7)
Assistant Professor Fadi Shaheen presented “The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms” at the NYU Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance. (Jan. 28)
Professor David Troutt was the moderator for two panels on the latest Mount Laurel legal developments and housing numbers at the annual conference of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association. (Jan. 23)
Professor Stuart Green was a panelist for the AALS Section on Criminal Justice “Guns, Drugs and Child Pornography” session at the AALS annual meeting, held in New York. (Jan. 5)
“Wills for Everyone: Helping Individuals Out of Intestacy” (53 B.C.L. Rev. 877, 2012) by Vice Dean Reid Weisbord is featured in Jotwell’s (Journal of Things We Like (Lots)) Trusts & Estates Section.
Assistant Professor Fadi Shaheen presented “The GAAP Lock-Out Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms” at the Columbia Law School-Hebrew University 2013 Conference on Taxation and Public Policy, held at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. (Dec. 30)
Professor Stuart Green gave a paper titled “What Are the Sexual Offenses” at the Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theory Seminar, Department of Law, London School of Economics. (Nov. 19)
Assistant Professor Sarah Dadush moderated the opening panel on the “Political Economy of Debt” at Austerity and the Possibilities of the Political at the Class Crits VI Workshop presented at Southwestern Law School. (Nov. 15)
Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson will use her recently-awarded writer’s residency at the New York Public Library to work on her project on the Reconstruction-era movement to lift political disabilities imposed on Confederate “supporters and sympathizers” by Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
Professor Steve Gold was a panelist on “Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence: Why It Is Useful for Both Plaintiff and Defendant and the Applicability of Epidemiology” at the Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation Conference: Genetic, Genomic and DNA Evidence, held by HarrisMartin Publishing in New Orleans. (Oct. 29)
Professor Gary Francione delivered the keynote address at “Animals as Food: The Legal Treatment of Animals in Contemporary Agribusiness and Factory Farming,” an all-day symposium sponsored by the Center for Animal Law at DePaul University College of Law. (Oct. 30)
Assistant Professor Sarah Dadush presented her research on social finance as a panelist at the Duke Law School symposium “Investment in Emerging Markets: the Challenges of Infrastructure Development,” hosted by the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law. (Oct. 25)
Acting Dean Ronald Chen was a panelist for “Adjusting the Curriculum” at the Seton Hall Law Review symposium Legal Education Looking Forward. (Oct. 25)
As a panelist at the European Conference on Information Literacy, held in Istanbul, Reference Librarian Dennis Kim-Prieto discussed developments in incorporating information literacy in legal research education within the U.S. and U.K. systems of legal education. (Oct. 24)
Associate Professor Adil Haque was commenter for the “War, Conflict and Genocide” panel at the Global Ethics Conference sponsored by the Rutgers–Newark Division of Global Affairs and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. (Oct. 24)
Professor Twila Perry presented “Reproductive Rights and the Right to Reproduce: Is There a Place for the Non-Marital Mother?” and Professor Carlos Ball presented “The Social Sciences, LGBT Parenting, and ‘Optimal’ Families,” both at the conference Beyond Roe: Re-thinking Reproductive Justice in a Changing World, held at Rutgers School of Law–Camden. (Oct. 11)
Assistant Professor Fadi Shaheen was a panelist for “U.S. Tax Policy in a Global Economy” at the New York Law School symposium titled The 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Act of 1913: Marking a Century of Income Tax Law in the United States. (Oct. 4)
Professor Stuart Green was a visiting fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, during the Fall term. Among his presentations during that period were: “What Are the Sexual Offenses?” to the Forum for Legal and Political Philosophy, Law Faculty, University of Cambridge; “Public Perceptions of White-Collar Crime Seriousness: Bribery, Fraud, Perjury, and Insider Trading” to All Souls Criminology Seminar Series, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, and to the University of Barcelona Faculty of Law; and “What Should Count as Property in Theft Law?: The Problem of Illegal Downloading” to the 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.
Professor Steve Gold’s article “A Fitting Vision of Science for the Courtroom (3 Wake Forest J.L. & Pol’y 1, 2013) was included in the course materials for the Practicing Law Institute program “Daubert Practice 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sliced by Cutting-Edge Developments in Expert Witness Challenges.” (Sept. 23)
Adjunct Professor Abed Awad was a panelist for “Foreign Law Bans in a State Near You? Legal Difficulties, Practical Problems” at the Brennan Center for Justice. (Sept. 23)
Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson presented her article “The Ironic Promise of the Thirteenth Amendment for Offender Anti-Discrimination Law,” forthcoming in the Lewis and Clark Law Review, at a Rutgers School of Law–Camden faculty colloquium. (Sept. 9)
Professor Gary Francione’s book Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog? has been translated into Portuguese.
Professor David Troutt was one of the featured speakers at “Building One America,” the 2013 Second National Summit for Inclusive Suburbs and Sustainable Regions, held in Washington, DC. (July 18-19)
Adjunct Professor Abed Awad presented “Islamic Family Law in America: A rich, diverse and evolving jurisprudence” at the 76th Annual Conference of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, held in Seattle (July 16). He presented “Islamic Family Law in American Courts: Practitioner’s Perspective” as a CLE lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. (July 12)
Assistant Professor Fadi Shaheen presented “The GAAP Lockout Effect and the Investment Behavior of Multinational Firms” at the SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics) conference held at the University of Milan-Statale. (June 28) Shaheen also lectured on “International Tax Neutrality” at the Ph.D. program in tax law at the University of Milan-Bicocca (June 27) and participated as a commentator in a book symposium at Hebrew University Law School on the forthcoming book by NYU law professor Daniel N. Shaviro titled Fixing U.S. International Taxation. (June 21)
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.