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Program
2015 Annual Meeting
Date: January 2 — 5, 2015
Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Daylong Section Programs and AALS Workshops:

Sessions by Date & Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AALS Registration

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Twelve Step Meeting

7:30 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Classic Film Selection: Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

7:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Registration

7:00 am - 8:30 am Federal Courts Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Crosscutting Program
Designing a Regulatory System for the Age of Decentralized Virtual Currencies

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - Beyond Michael Brown and Ferguson, Effective Responses to Police Force
Beyond Michael Brown and Ferguson, Effective Responses to Police Force (A program selected from a competitive process by the AALS Committee on Special Programs for the Annual Meeting)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Conflict of Laws
Choice-of-Law Methodology: Quo Vadis (Fifty Years Since Brainerd Currie's Death) (Papers to be published in University of Illinois Law Review)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Constitutional Law, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Legal History and Women in Legal Education
Liberty-Equality: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction- Griswold v. Connecticut Then and Now (Papers to be published in Yale Law Journal Online)

8:30 am - 10:15 am for the Law School Dean
Higher Ed and Legal Ed: Partnering for Success in Challenging Times

8:30 am - 10:15 am International Legal Exchange, Co-Sponsored by Section for New Law Professors
Scholarship, Teaching and Service Abroad: How to Add a Global Experience to Your Academic Resume

8:30 am - 10:15 am Islamic Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Jewish Law
The Future of Islamic Finance

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Economics
Causation

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and the Humanities
Law and the Heroic

8:30 am - 10:15 am Teaching Methods
Incorporating Teaching Professional Identity into the Legal Education Curriculum

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS President's Program
Implementing Innovation in Law Schools

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Africa and Comparative Law Joint Program
Comparative Law Expanded: Methodology and Public Law in Nontraditional Comparative Legal Systems

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Civil Procedure
The Rising Bar to Federal Courts: Beyond Pleading and Discovery (Papers to be published in Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Defamation and Privacy and Internet and Computer Law Joint Program
Automated Decision-Making

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Disability Law and Employment Discrimination Law Joint Program
Employment Discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act at 25 Years (Papers to be published in Drake Law Review)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Environmental Law and State and Local Government Law Joint Program
The Law of Resilient Cities: State and Local Adaption to Climate Change

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples
After Bay Mills: The Longevity of Tribal Sovereign Immunity

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Legislation & Law of the Political Process, Co-Sponsored by Section on Administrative Law
Legislation/Regulation and the Core Curriculum (Papers to be published in Journal of Legal Education)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm National Security Law
National Security Surveillance and the Rule of Law (Papers to be published in Journal of National Security Law and Policy)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Taxation
IRS Oversight of Charitable and Other Exempt Organizations – Broken? Fixable? (Papers to be published in Pittsburgh Tax Review)

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Luncheon
Meryl Streep’s Relationship with S.398 -- A Case Study

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Academic Support
ASP a Roadmap at the Crossroad: How Academic Support Will Meet Today’s Varied Challenges

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Admiralty and Maritime Law and North American Cooperation Joint Program
Maritime Border Threats? Canadian, Mexican and U.S. Maritime Cooperation on Drugs, Terror and the Environment

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Agricultural and Food Law
Food Security and Climate Change (Papers to be published in Environmental Law Reporter)

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Contracts
Mind the Gap: Contracts, Technology, and Legal Gaps

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm International Human Rights
Global Perspectives on Human Rights

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law and Mental Disability, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Civil Rights and Law, Medicine and Health Care
An Examination of Patient Dumping By Hospitals After Thirty Years of EMTALA

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law and the Social Sciences
Extreme Empirical Methods

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Legal History and Women in Legal Education Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Section on Constitutional Law
Engendering Equality: A Conversation with The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States, and New Voices in Women’s Legal History

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Litigation, Co-Sponsored by Section on Civil Procedure
The Future of Discovery (Papers to be published in The Review of Litigation)

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Transactional Law and Skills
Agency Costs of Capitalism: The Governance Story of Public Companies vs. Private Companies

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - Beyond the No Fly List: Terrorist Watchlists, the Terrorist Screening Center, and the Information Revolution
Beyond the No Fly List: Terrorist Watchlists, the Terrorist Screening Center, and the Information Revolution (A program selected from a competitive process by the AALS Committee on Special Program)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - Recent Developments in Human Capital Investing
Recent Developments in Human Capital Investing (A program selected from a competitive process by the AALS Committee on Special Programs for the Annual Meeting)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Aging and the Law, and Law, Medicine and Health Care Joint Program
Unbefriended Elderly: Making Medical Treatment Decisions for Patients Without Surrogates (Papers to be published in Journal of International Aging, Law & Policy)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Balance in Legal Education
The Future of Educating Effective Lawyers (Papers to be published in University of Detroit Mercy Law Review)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Evidence
The Effect(s) of the Economy on Science and Scientific Evidence

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Immigration Law and Minority Groups Joint Program
The 1965 Immigration Act: 50 Years of Race-Neutral (?) Immigration

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law and South Asian Studies
The Postcolonial Lives of Colonial Law in South Asia (Papers to be published in American University International Law Review)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Natural Resources and Energy Law
Seismic Shifts in Energy: The Repercussions of Local Solar and Distributed Generation (Papers to be published in Environmental Law Reporter)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Scholarship
The Role Morality of the Legal Scholar

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Securities Regulation
The Future of Rule 10B-5

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
Transgender Equality: Prisons, Workplace, and Academic Institutions

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Trusts and Estates
Legal Reform and Grantors' Jurisdictional Options: The Implications of Freedom

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Administrative Law
New Voices in Administrative Law

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Animal Law
Keeping it Current: Animal Law Examples Across the Curriculum

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Balance in Legal Education
Pedagogy Promoting Practice — Ready Law Students: Lessons Learned from Recent Practice

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Children and the Law
Works-in-Progress

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Commercial and Related Consumer Law and Contracts Joint Program
Teaching in the Contracts/Commercial/Consumer Law Curriculum: Challenges and Innovations

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
Innovative Teaching Methods for Statutory Courses: Problem-Based Learning, The Case Study Method, and Adding Skills Instruction to Traditional Courses

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Employment Discrimination Law
Works-in-Progress

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Intellectual Property
Thinking Outside the Book

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm International Law
Adding Foreign and Comparative Law to Your Course: Guidelines, Materials, and Practical Advice for New Law Professors

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Law and Mental Disability
Adding Cases and Hypos Regarding Individuals With Physical and Mental Disabilities to Your Doctrinal Class

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care
Health Law Works-in-Progress

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research
Lessons Learned: Know Thy Student - International Students in American Law Schools – and in Your Class!

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm Twelve Step Meeting

7:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Registration

7:00 am - 8:30 am Property Law Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:30 am Twelve Step Meeting

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement
Collaborating During Times of Transition and Transformation

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - The Tipping Point, How the Recent Migrant Children's Crisis Highlight the U.S.'s Systemic Failure to Address the Needs of Unaccompanied Children
The Tipping Point, How the Recent Migrant Children's Crisis Highlight the U.S.'s Systemic Failure to Address the Needs of Unaccompanied Children (A program selected from a competitive process)

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS President's Program
Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. and Chinese Legal Education

8:30 am - 10:15 am Business Associations
The Future of the Corporate Board

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Rights
Voter Suppression, the 2014 Elections and Beyond

8:30 am - 10:15 am Clinical Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Section on Teaching Methods
Integrating Clinical Pedagogy Across the Curriculum: Making It Work

8:30 am - 10:15 am Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
The Next Generation of Bankruptcy Reform

8:30 am - 10:15 am Criminal Justice
Emerging Issues in Plea Bargaining

8:30 am - 10:15 am Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research
Podia Versus Pens: Is it Time to Dismantle the Two-Track System?

8:30 am - 10:15 am National Association for Law Placement Program
Full-time, Long-term, Bar Passage Required: Understanding the New Legal Job Market

8:30 am - 10:15 am Part-Time Division Programs, Co-Sponsored by Section on Student Services
Blowing Up Part Time Programs As We Know Them: Providing an Authentic Legal Education

8:30 am - 10:15 am Property Law
The Place and Scope of Economic Analysis within Competing Conceptions of Property (Papers to be published in Texas A&M University Law Review)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Committee on Curriculum Issues Program
Teaching to the New Class

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Agency, Partnership, LLC's and Unincorporated Associations
Bringing Numbers into Basic and Advanced Business Associations Courses: How and Why to Teach Accounting, Finance, and Tax

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Commercial and Related Consumer Law
Emerging Scholars in Commercial and Consumer Law

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Education Law
The Higher Education Act at 50 (Papers to be published in Kentucky Law Journal)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Family and Juvenile Law
The Future of Marriage

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Federal Courts
The Role of History in the Federal Courts Canon (Papers to be published in Notre Dame Law Review)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Insurance Law
The Relationship between Insurance and Legal Regulation

10:30 am - 12:15 pm International Law
The Influence of International Law on Government Decisionmaking

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Post-Graduate Legal Education
The Exploding Post-Graduate Degree: Alternative Degrees, Online Degrees and Economics

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Poverty Law
Working But Poor: Understanding and Confronting the Working Poor Phenomenon (Papers to be published in Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Professional Responsibility
The 21st Century Lawyer’s Evolving Ethical Duty of Competence (Papers to be published in ABA Journal of the Professional Lawyer)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Association Luncheon
Academic Freedom and Legal Scholarship

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm AALS Crosscutting Program
The More Things Change…: Exploring Solutions to Persisting Discrimination in Legal Academia (Papers to be published in The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - Public Use Since Kelo
Public Use Since Kelo (A program selected from a competitive process by the AALS Committee on Special Programs for the Annual Meeting)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm AALS President's Program
Academic Freedom for the Next 100 Years

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Children and the Law
Dead Upon Birth: The Inter-Generational Cycle of Thwarted Lives in America's Poorest Neighborhoods

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm East Asian Law & Society
The Current State of East Asian Legal Education, Research, and Related Activities in U.S. Law Schools: Accomplishments and Future Challenges in the Current Legal Education Environment

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Economic Globalization and Governance, Co-Sponsored by Section on European Law
Transnational Economic Law and Governance

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Election Law
The Voting Rights Act at 50 (Papers to be published in Election Law Journal)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm for New Law Professors
Behind the Veil: Learning Teaching Techniques from the Best

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Remedies
Structural Reform Litigation at 60

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Taxation
Taxation, Inequality, and Social Mobility

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm AALS Academic Leadership Program
The Opportunities of Law School Leadership: Nurturing the Diverse Leaders Our Schools Need for the 21st Century

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm AALS Hot Topic/Bridge Program - Citizens Invited: Scholars and Professors in the Campaign Finance Wars
Citizens Invited: Scholars and Professors in the Campaign Finance Wars (A program selected from a competitive process by the AALS Committee on Special Programs for the Annual Meeting)

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Administrative Law
Not Your Parents' Administrative Law Class

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-Sponsored by Section on Law and Mental Disability
Designing Dispute Resolution Systems for Special Education Disputes

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Intellectual Property
IP in DC: The Nuts, Bolts, and Duct Tape of Reform

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Jewish Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Islamic Law
Religious Beliefs and Political Agendas: What Role Should Faith Play in the Public Square

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Law and Sports, Co-Sponsored by Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law
Locker Rooms and the Law of the Workplace: Bullying, Hazing and Harassment in Professional Sports

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
Should We Be Teaching Law Practice Technology?

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities
The Bridge to Practice: Law School Incubator and Fellowship/Bridge-to-Practice Programs as Pathways to Public Service

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Torts and Compensation Systems
Tort Law and a Healthier Society

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm for New Law Professors
Potential and Pitfalls: Harnessing Your Teaching to Inform Your Scholarship

8:00 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Documentary Film Selection: Hot Coffee (2011)

7:00 am - 5:00 pm AALS Registration

7:30 am - 8:30 am Twelve Step Meeting

8:30 am - 5:00 pm AALS Academic Symposium
Congressional Dysfunction and Executive Lawmaking During the Obama Administration (Papers to be published jointly by Chicago-Kent Law Review and the American University Law Review)

8:30 am - 3:00 pm AALS Committee on Libraries and Technology
Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: The Reality of Being a Law Library Director in Times of Great Opportunity and Significant Challenges

8:30 am - 5:00 pm Agricultural Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Field Trip
Achieving Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay: Lessons for the Nation

8:30 am - 10:15 am Art Law
After the Monuments Men: Nazi-Era Art, Modern Legal Problems

8:30 am - 10:15 am Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
Retirement Policy: Incremental v. Fundamental Reform

8:30 am - 10:15 am European Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Economic Globalization and Governance
The Future of EU-US Trade Relations: Assessing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Papers to be published in Columbia Journal of European Law)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Jurisprudence
Sam Scheffler: Traditions, Value and Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Religion
How (Not to) Provide Statutory Accommodations for Religion

8:30 am - 10:15 am Mass Communication Law
Net Neutrality: Where Does the FCC Go From Here?

8:45 am - 4:30 pm Institutional Advancement
Collaborating During Times of Transition and Transformation

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Socio-Economics
Socio-Economics: Good Research That Does Good

9:00 am - 4:30 pm Student Services
Rebooting Legal Education in Response to Market Demands: Providing the Right Services for Our Students

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Biolaw
Ebola and the Law (Papers to be published in Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety and Biodefense Law)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Constitutional Law
Perspectives on Federal Power Under the Reconstruction Amendments (Papers to be published in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Online)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Labor Relations and Employment Law, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Socio-Economics and Women in Legal Education
Emotions at Work: The Employment Relationship During An Age of Anxiety (Papers to be published in Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law School Administration and Finance
Differential Affordability: Understanding the Net Cost of Law School

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Minority Groups
Tenure, Austerity, and Academic Freedom

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Prelegal Education and Admission to Law School
Merit Scholarship Policies and the Impact on our Classes and Legal Education

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm European Law Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Minority Groups Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Socio-Economics Boxed Luncheon
Socio-Economics and Feminism: What Does the Minimum Wage Have to Do with Reproductive Rights?

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Student Services Luncheon

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AALS Advisory Committee on Global Engagement Program
New Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing Legal Education

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AALS Crosscutting Program
Anita F. Hill, Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings, and a Screening of the Film “Anita”

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm AALS Crosscutting Program
The Fifty Years' War: Can Legislation Ameliorate Poverty?

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Continuing Legal Education
Digitally Global Part II: The Role of Digital Technology in the Rise of CLE's Focus Upon Global Lawyering

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Criminal Justice
Reprioritizing Accuracy as the Primary Goal of the Criminal Justice Process

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers
Not Just a Cash Cow: Meeting the Needs of Non-U.S. Lawyers and Law Students

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law and Anthropology
Legislating Belonging

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law and Interpretation
Richard Posner and Stanley Fish: Revisiting Interpretation

8:45 am - 4:00 pm Section on International Law Field Trip
Trip to the United Nations

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