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Program
2014 Annual Meeting
Date: January 2 — 5, 2014
Location: New York Hilton Midtown

Schedule-at-a-Glance PDF

Extended Section Programs and AALS Workshops:

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

7:30 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Classic Film Selections

7:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Registration

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

8:00 am - 4:30 pm CANCELLED - Environmental Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Field Trip
Field Trip – Disaster Management, Climate Adaption, and Building Resilience: The Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Site Evaluators Workshop

8:30 am - 10:15 am Administrative Law
New Voices in Administrative Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Animal Law
Ag-Gag Laws, Animals, Agriculture and Speech

8:30 am - 10:15 am Antitrust and Economic Regulation
Old Agency in a New Bottle? Contemplating the 100th Birthday of the Federal Trade Commission

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Rights, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Employment Discrimination and Minority Groups
50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Examining its Future (Part I)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Comparative Law
Works-in-Progress Program in Comparative Law
Materials: Cohen

8:30 am - 10:15 am Constitutional Law
The Importance of Constitutionalism Part I (This program will be continued at 3:30 p.m.)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Economic Globalization and Governance
Comparative Corporate Governance Meets Demands for Greater Diversity: In Favor of Hard, Soft or No Legal Supports for Enhancing Board Diversity?

8:30 am - 10:15 am International Law
International Law-Making and the United Nations

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Anthropology
The Language of the Law in Indigenous Rights

8:30 am - 10:15 am Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
Reading Comprehension in the Age of Twitter: Teaching Law Students to Read for Meaning and Materiality

8:30 am - 12:30 pm Poverty Law Service Project

8:30 am - 10:15 am Trusts and Estates
The Next Generation of Trusts and Estates Scholarship

9:00 am - 5:15 pm Institutional Advancement
Advancing Legal Education: Meeting the Alumni, Development, and Communication Challenges of the 21st Century

10:00 am - 6:00 pm AALS Exhibit Hall Open House
The Meeting Place

10:30 am - 11:30 am American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Program
Workshop on Innovation in Legal Education - Likely New Approach to Variances and Room for Innovation within the Standards

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Conflict of Laws, Co-Sponsored by Sections on International Human Rights and International Law
The New Territorialism and the Supreme Court

10:30 am - 12:15 pm European Law and Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services Joint Program
Taking Stock of Post-Crisis Reforms: Local, Global, and Comparative Perspectives on Financial Sector Regulation

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Federal Courts
Standing in the Roberts Court

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Internet and Computer Law
The Disruptive Rise of the Mobile Internet

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Labor Relations and Employment Law
Making Visible the Invisible: Reimagining Labor

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Litigation
Preparing the 21st Century Litigator

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
The Role of Nonprofits Under the Affordable Care Act

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Part-Time Division
Reaching Our Part-Time Students – Flipped, MOOC’d or Blended: Developing Strategies to Engage the Part-Time Curriculum

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Women in Legal Education
Speed Mentoring

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session: Alumni Track - Using LinkedIn to Connect and Engage Alumni
Using LinkedIn to Connect and Engage Alumni

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session: Communication Track - Phone Apps: Do You Have One? Do You Need One?
Phone Apps: Do You Have One? Do You Need One?

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Institutional Advancement Luncheon
Best Ways to Market to Focused Demographic Groups (Alumni, Recruits, Non-Alum Donors)

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information Boxed Luncheon
Teaching the Smartphone Generation

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Socio-Economics Boxed Luncheon
Unequal Terms: Gender, Power, and Hierarchy

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Administrative Law
Empirical Research in Administrative Law: Why and How

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Art Law
A2A (Access to Art) and IP Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Committee on Curriculum
Positive Responses to Hard Times and New Expectations

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers
Educating Non-U.S. Law Professors

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm International Human Rights
Gains and Domestic Hurdles in the Enforcement of International Human Rights Laws

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
What Students Don’t Know (But Should Know) About Research in Practice

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Legislation and Law of the Political Process
The Right to Vote: From Reynolds v. Sims to Shelby County and Beyond

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Mass Communication Law
The U.S. Supreme Court and the Press: Tensions and Trends

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Scholarship
Legal Scholarship Beyond the Law Review: Books, Briefs, Letters, and Other Avenues of Influence

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Securities Regulation
Securities Fraud in the U.S. and Abroad

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Session: Alumni Track - Getting Departments Out of Their Silos: Alumni Relations is Everyone's Job
Getting Departments Out of Their Silos: Alumni Relations is Everyone's Job

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Session: Communication Track - What Makes a Homepage Effective?
What Makes a Homepage Effective?

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Advisory Committee on Global Engagement
Furthering the Conversation: How Can AALS Help Your School Enrich Its Global Initiatives?

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Committee on Libraries and Technology
The Law Library: Creative and Strategic Innovation in the Midst of Change

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Aging and the Law
From the Affordable Care Act to Aging in Place: What You Need to Know As You Grow Older

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Agricultural and Food Law
Innovations in Teaching Food Law and Policy: Definitions, Fellowships, Clinics and Local Food Initiatives

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Constitutional Law
The Importance of Constitutionalism Part II (Continued from 8:30 a.m.)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Jurisprudence
Markets, Market Regulation and the Philosophy of Contract: Tensions and Opportunities for Reconciliation

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Minority Groups, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination
50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Examining Its Past and Contemporary Effects (Part II)

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Post-Graduate Legal Education
Legal Education for a New Audience – Law School Programs for Non-J.D.s/LL.M.s

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Presidential Program –Joint Program of AALS and European Law Faculty Association
Developments and Trends in European Legal Education: What We Can Learn

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities
Building Support for Pro Bono and Public Service: Identifying and Cultivating Allies and Partners

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Taxation
Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Salience in Taxation

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 AALS Exhibit Hall Open House
The Meeting Place

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Procedure
Innovations in the District Courts: How Judges and Districts Can Address Cost, Delay and Access to Justice

8:30 am - 10:15 am Continuing Legal Education
Digitally Global: The Role of Digital Technology in the Rise of CLE’s Focus Upon Global Lawyering

8:30 am - 10:15 am Creditors’ and Debtors Rights
Empirical Studies in Bankruptcy

8:30 am - 10:15 am Criminal Justice
The Coming Decarceration

8:30 am - 10:15 am Education Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Disability Law
Law and the Education of Children with Disabilities

8:30 am - 10:15 am Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
How to Invest for Retirement and Live Happily Ever After

8:30 am - 10:15 am Environmental Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Program
The Emergence of Global Environmental and Natural Resources Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am for the Law School Dean
Managing the Transformation of Legal Education: Lessons from Other Disciplines – A Roundtable Discussion

8:30 am - 5:15 pm Informal Networking Sessions

8:30 am - 5:15 pm Institutional Advancement
Advancing Legal Education: Meeting the Alumni, Development, and Communication Challenges of the 21st Century

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Interpretation
Law as Interpretation

8:30 am - 10:15 am Legal History
U.S. Extraterritorial Courts Before Guantanamo

8:30 am - 10:15 am Open Program on Election Law
Gathering to Consider Formation as an AALS Section

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Committee on Research
Teaching Students How to Do Scholarship, and Facilitating Faculty-Student Collaborative Scholarship

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Academic Support
Early Intervention for At-Risk Students

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Africa and Law and South Asian Studies Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Comparative Law and Constitutional Law
Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from South Asia and Africa

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Agency, Partnership, LLCs, and Unincorporated Associations
Effective Methods for Teaching LLCs and Unincorporated Business Arrangements

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Biolaw
Risk and Regulation: Biosecurity and the Law

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Clinical Legal Education and Poverty Law Joint Program
Fifty Years After the War on Poverty: Evaluating Past Enactments and Interdisciplinary Approaches for Addressing Poverty in the 21st Century

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Defamation and Privacy, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Children and the Law and Family and Juvenile Law
Under the Parental Gaze in the 21st Century: Children Privacy Rights Against Their Parents

10:30 am - 12:15 pm for the Law School Dean (A Deans-only program)
Using Tools of Awareness to Cope with the New Reality

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Insurance Law and Torts and Compensation Systems Joint Program
On the Unavoidable Intersection of Torts and Insurance

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and Mental Disability, Co-Sponsored by Section on Disability Law
Guns, Violence and Mental Disability: Examining the Legal, Political and Public Policy Issues

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Property Law and Real Estate Transactions Joint Program
The Suburbs in Flux: Perspectives from Property and Real Estate Law

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session: Alumni Track - Reunions 2.0
Reunions 2.0

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session: Communication Track - Social Media: Policies, People and Pitfalls
Social Media: Policies, People and Pitfalls

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session: Development Track - Proven Strategies to Attract Big Gifts: Demystifying and Utilizing Gift Planning to Yield Principal and Major Gifts
Proven Strategies to Attract Big Gifts: Demystifying and Utilizing Gift Planning to Yield Principal and Major Gifts

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Association Luncheon

2:00 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Advisory Committee on Global Engagement
Globalization of Legal Education: Developing Optimal Models for Your Law School
Topics

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Business Associations
The Value Proposition for Business Associations in Tomorrow’s Legal Education

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Comparative Law and State and Local Government Law Joint Program
Comparative Urban Governance

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Employment Discrimination, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Civil Rights and Minority Groups
Title VII at Fifty: Looking Forward and Looking Back

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law and Economics and Law and the Social Sciences Joint Program
Empirical Legal Studies: Advances in Pedagogy and Research

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law and Religion
Cooperating with Evil, Complicity with Sin

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law and Sports
O'Bannon v. NCAA: Is There An Unprecedented Change To Intercollegiate Sports Just Over The Horizon?

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law, Medicine, and Health Care
Sustainability and Health

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Professional Responsibility
The Lost Lawyer and the Lawyer-Statesman Ideal: A Generation Later – the Shifting Sands of Professional Identity

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Remedies
New Voices in Public Remedies

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Teaching Methods
Masters at Work: The Many Facets of Effective Teaching

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Alternative Dispute Resolution
ADR and the Regulatory State

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Program
Comprehensive Review of the ABA Standards for Approval of Law Schools
Materials

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Disability Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Law and Mental Disability
The Persistent Societal Habits of Bullying, Harassing and Excluding: Exploring the Current Legal and Public Policy Issues at the Forefront of Efforts Combating Such Discrimination

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Evidence
The Future of the Confrontation Clause

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Family and Juvenile Law and Immigration Law Joint Program
Families and Immigration

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples
The Relationship Between Federal Indian Law and Tribal Law

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Intellectual Property Law
Protecting Design

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Law and the Humanities
Law and Music

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm National Security Law
What Happens With the End of Al Qaeda?

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm New Law Professors
Developing as a Legal Scholar: Thoughts for New Law Professors

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Open Program on East Asian Law
East Asian Law and Society: Legal Education

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Prelegal Education and Admission to Law School, Co-Sponsored by Section on Student Services
Transfer Students - The Impact on Admissions and Student Services

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Transactional Law and Skills
Value Creation By Business Lawyers in the 21st Century

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Association on American Law Schools Gala Reception
Cipriani 42nd Street

8:00 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Documentary Film Selections

7:00 am - 5:00 pm AALS Registration

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

8:00 am - 2:00 pm AALS Exhibit Hall Open House
The Meeting Place

8:30 am - 5:00 pm AALS Academic Symposium
Comparative Constitutional Change: New Perspectives on Formal and Informal Amendment

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AALS Crosscutting Program - Harnessing Psychological Research to Reform the Criminal Justice Process
Harnessing Psychological Research to Reform the Criminal Justice Process

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Commercial and Related Consumer Law and Contracts Joint Program
The Future of Consumer Law

9:00 am - 10:30 am Crosscutting Program - Panel I: Cutting Edge Psychological Research
Panel I: Cutting Edge Psychological Research

9:00 am - 12:15 pm Islamic Law and Jewish Law Joint Program
Islamic and Jewish Law in the 21st Century: Contemporary Philosophical and Legal Challenges to Religious Law

9:00 am - 10:30 am Islamic Law and Jewish Law Joint Program - Panel I
Religious Law in U.S. Courts

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Socio-Economics
Socio-Economics: The Ethical Foundation for Analyzing Law-Related Economic Issues

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Student Services
Shaping Our Students’ Future: Critical Issues from Admissions to the Practice of Law

9:50 am - 10:50 am Concurrent Session: Class-Based Effects on Increasing Inequality
Class-Based Effects on Increasing Inequality

9:50 am - 10:50 am Concurrent Session: Exposing the Myth of Consent: Strictures from Neuroscience, Economics, and Relational Contracting
Exposing the Myth of Consent: Strictures from Neuroscience, Economics, and Relational Contracting

9:50 am - 10:50 am Concurrent Session: Part I - Corporate Theory and Regulation in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Part I - Corporate Theory and Regulation in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Crosscutting Program: Panel II: Applying the Research Towards Reforming the Criminal Justice Process
Panel II: Applying the Research Towards Reforming the Criminal Justice Process

10:45 am - 12:15 pm Islamic Law and Jewish Law Joint Program - Panel II
Religious Law in the Secular State

10:45 am - 12:15 pm Law School Administration and Finance
Legal Education Affordability and the Responsibility of Law Schools

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Minority Groups Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Student Services Boxed Luncheon

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Balance in Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Section on Teaching Methods
The Many Connections Between Well-Being and Professionalism in the Practice of Law: Implications for Teaching

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Criminal Justice
Guns, Drugs and Child Pornography

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm International Legal Exchange
Preparing 21st Century Lawyers: Professional Development and Readiness Through International Legal Exchange

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
The Reimagined Law Library: Reflecting the Shift from Collections to Services

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research
Erasing Boundaries: Inter-School Collaboration and Its Pedagogical Opportunities

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Issues
Courting Justices: LGBT Law Advances in the Twenty-First Century

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Taxation
Tax Reform and the Legislative Process

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Women in Legal Education
New Voices in Gender Studies

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Concurrent Session: Class-Based Effects of Increasing Inequality, Capitalism and Class
Class-Based Effects of Increasing Inequality, Capitalism and Class

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Concurrent Session: Inequality, Capitalism and the Family
Inequality, Capitalism and the Family

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Concurrent Session: Part II - Corporate Theory and Regulation in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Part II - Corporate Theory and Regulation in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Open Forum on Socio-Economics

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm The Future of Socio-Economics