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Program

2020 AALS Annual Meeting

Date: January 2 – 5, 2020
Location: Marriott Wardman Park

 


 

Extended Programs


Sessions by Date & Time

11:00 am - 6:30 pm AALS Information Desk

11:00 am - 8:00 pm AALS Operations Office

11:00 am - 8:00 pm AALS Registration

11:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Speaker Ready Room

11:00 am - 7:00 pm Nursing Parents Room

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
Tweeting, Gramming: Social Media for the Legal Academic

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
The Role of Women as International, Regional, and National Judges

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Balance in Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods
The Unequal Workplace: Well-Being at Stake

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Children and the Law
A Time of Momentum in Child Welfare Advocacy, Policy, and Research

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Continuing Legal Education
Beyond the Socratic Method - Thinking Entrepreneurially about Executive Programs

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Criminal Justice
New Frontiers in State Post-Conviction Litigation

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Disability Law
Reconsidering Disability Benefit Programs

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Economic Globalization and Governance
Democracy and Democratic Deficits in Economic Globalization and Governance

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Jewish Law
The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Law Firm

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law School Administration and Finance
Law School Business Boot Camp for New Deans, Associate Deans and New Business Officers

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm North American Cooperation, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law, Natural Resources & Energy Law, and State & Local Government Law
Transnational Environmental Issues & the Role of States, Provinces, Cities & Indigenous Communities

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AALS Program – Transforming Faculty Hiring in 2020
Transforming Faculty Hiring in 2020

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Constitutional Law and Election Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Legal History
Divergent Legacies – The Constitution and the Modern Right to Vote

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Constitutional Law and Election Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Legal History Panel 1
The Nineteenth Amendment at 100: Its Contribution and Legacy

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Regulatory Abdication and Student Loans

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Online & Hybrid Learning Pedagogy Best Practices and Standards Development

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
The Class Divide: Academic and Practical Strategies for Current Law Students in Serious Financial Need

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Site Evaluation Workshop

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Admiralty and Maritime Law
Legal Issues Relating to Autonomous and Remote Controlled Ships

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Agricultural and Food Law, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law and Minority Groups
Race and Racism in Food and Agriculture

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Constitutional Law and Election Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Legal History Panel 2
The Present and Future of the Right to Vote

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Criminal Justice
Teaching Criminal Law and Criminalization: Race, Class, Gender, and Beyond

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Defamation and Privacy, Co-Sponsored by Internet and Computer Law and Communication, Media & Information Law
Social Media Content Moderation and the Future of Free Speech

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law and Mental Disability and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Joint Program
The Rise of Suicide and Diseases of Despair: Legal Obstacles and Solutions

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Technology, Law, and Legal Education
Roundtable: The Duty of Technology Competence: Understanding the Standards and Preparing Our Students

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities Service Project, Co-Sponsored by Poverty Law
DC Central Kitchen: Evening Meal Preparation

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Coffee with Colleagues

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AALS Arc of Career Program: 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?

5:30 pm - 7:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
Authors Meet Readers: Constitutional Amendments: Making, Breaking and Changing Constitutions by Richard Albert

5:30 pm - 7:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
Authors Meet Readers: Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Responses to Recessions by Yair Listokin

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Professors With Disabilities Affinity Group
Initial Meeting

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

7:00 am - 6:30 pm AALS Operations Office

7:00 am - 6:30 pm AALS Registration

7:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Speaker Ready Room

7:00 am - 8:30 am Education Law Business Meeting

7:00 am - 7:00 pm Nursing Parents Room

7:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee with Colleagues

8:00 am - 5:30 pm AALS Information Desk

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Arc of Career Program
Becoming an Associate Dean: New Challenges the Multiple Associate Deans Model Brings to Managing Communications and Conflict Among Faculty and Administration

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Arc of Career Program
Encore Faculty: Further Reflections on Preparing for Life Beyond the Legal Academy

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic Program
Ranking Legal Scholarship: U.S. News & World Report’s New Metric and Its Effect on the Legal Academy

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Teaching Social Justice in a "Hip Hop and the Law" Course

8:30 am - 10:15 am Communication, Media & Information Law, Co-Sponsored by Defamation and Privacy
Danger, Drama, and Self-Defeat? Diagnosing What Faces "The Press"

8:30 am - 10:15 am Education Law, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
The Future of Affirmative Action

8:30 am - 10:15 am Immigration Law, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law and International Law
Immigration Control and Environmental Regulation: Toward Justice?

8:30 am - 10:15 am Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples
Law, Representation, and Knowledge of Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples in American Democracy

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Sports, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine & Health Care and Torts & Compensation Systems
Sports, Torts, and Health: The Role of Law in Protecting Athlete Welfare

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and the Social Sciences, Co-Sponsored by Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Law and Student Services
Improving Legal Education with Data from the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE)

8:30 am - 10:15 am Legal History, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
A Century of Women's Suffrage

8:30 am - 10:15 am National Security
Professional Independence and National Security

8:30 am - 10:15 am New Law Professors Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods and Scholarship
So You're a New Law Prof - What Now? What We Wish We Had Known

8:30 am - 10:15 am Taxation, Co-Sponsored by Administrative Law
Administering the 2017 Tax Act: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

9:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee with Colleagues

9:00 am - 10:00 am Institutional Advancement Plenary Session
Leadership, Innovation and Building a Lasting Culture

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Presidential Opening Plenary Session
The Role of Universities and Law Schools in Constitutional Democracy

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Institutional Advancement: Plenary
Gender Matters: A Guide to Growing Women’s Philanthropy

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
So You Want to Publish a Book?

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Minority Law Teachers and Students
How Does a Law School Successfully Recruit and Retain a Diverse Faculty?: A Roundtable Discussion

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
The Multi-Generational Teaching of Legal Writing

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Impeachment

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
How to Build an Effective, "Supreme Court-Proof" Pipeline Program

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Academic Support
Access to the Legal Profession as a Pillar of Democracy: Bar Exam Scores and the Future of Diversity

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and Natural Resources & Energy Law Joint Program
Agency Action on Environmental and Natural Resources Law in the Trump Era

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Animal Law, Co-Sponsored by International Law
Crossing Borders: Comparative International Animal Law

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
Building and Sustaining Alliances as an Associate Dean

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Clinical Legal Education
Exploring Immigrant Justice from Intersectional Perspectives

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee with Colleagues

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Contracts, Co-Sponsored by Alternative Dispute Resolution
Non-Disclosure Agreements and Contract Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Evidence and Biolaw Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Law & the Social Sciences and Litigation
Algorithmic Knowledge: Law, Science and Democracy

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Family and Juvenile Law, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights and Minority Groups
The Erosion of Civil Rights and Its Impact on U.S. Families and Children

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Internet and Computer Law, Co-Sponsored by Defamation and Privacy
What Is a Platform and How Do We Regulate?

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Leadership, Co-Sponsored by Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities and Professional Responsibility
Learning from Lawyer-Leaders Throughout the Profession

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Taxation
New Voices in Tax Law & Policy

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Torts and Compensation Systems, Co-Sponsored by Insurance Law
I, Liability: The Coming Revolution in Robot Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education
Gender Equity at Work

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 1
Gender Equity in Law School and University Leadership

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 2
Gender Equity in the Tenure-Stream Process

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 3
Gender Equity in Contract Positions

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 4
Gender Equity in the Legal Profession

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 5
Gender Equity in the Workplace

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education Discussion Group 6
Gender Equity and our Students

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee with Colleagues

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Leadership, Co-Sponsored by Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities and Professional Responsibility - Panel 2
“Whole-Building” Approach to Leadership Development: Role of Librarians

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Civil Rights
New Voices in Civil Rights

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Immigration Law
New Voices in Immigration Law: Works in Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Intellectual Property
Teaching Intellectual Property Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by International Law
New Voices in Human Rights and International Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care
Junior Faculty Works in Progress for Law, Medicine and Health Care

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm North American Cooperation, Co-Sponsored by International Law
Global Perspectives: Creating a Law School Culture that Promotes Student Well-Being

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Professional Responsibility
Professional Responsibility Junior Scholars Works-in-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
New Voices in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Trusts and Estates
New Perspectives in Trusts and Estates

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Women in Legal Education
Teaching Law in a #MeToo World

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm AALS Opening Reception

5:30 pm - 7:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
Authors Meet Readers: Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia by Meera E. Deo

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Reception for AALS Fellows

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Twelve Step Meeting

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Classic Film Selection: All the President's Men (1976)

7:00 am - 6:30 pm AALS Operations Office

7:00 am - 6:30 pm AALS Registration

7:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Speaker Ready Room

7:00 am - 8:30 am Civil Rights Business Meeting

7:00 am - 8:30 am Islamic Law Business Meeting

7:00 am - 7:00 pm Nursing Parents Room

7:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee with Colleagues

8:00 am - 5:30 pm AALS Information Desk

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Discussion Group
Time-Turning, Invisibility, and Other Magic Mentoring Tricks

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic Program
Reproductive Rights and Justice in Law and Politics

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Law as Data: Text Analysis and the Future of Legal Scholarship

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Procedure
Overlooked Procedure: Rethinking Canonical Approaches to Civil Procedure

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Rights, Co-Sponsored by Minority Groups
Implications of the 2020 Census for Traditionally Marginalized Communities

8:30 am - 10:15 am Criminal Justice
Agency, Dignity, and Race in the Formation and Implementation of Criminal Procedure

8:30 am - 10:15 am International Human Rights, Co- Sponsored by Children and the Law and International Law
Children's Rights at 30: Challenges for the Next Generation

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Economics
Economics of Consumer Protection

8:30 am - 10:15 am Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities, Co-Sponsored by Empirical Study of the Law & Legal Education and Leadership
Pro Bono and Public Service: Pillars of Democracy and the Legal Profession

8:30 am - 3:30 pm Student Services and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Joint Program
We Are the Pillars: Inclusive and Sustainable Student Services

8:30 am - 10:15 am Transactional Law and Skills, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations and Securities Regulation
Markets and Regulation: The Shifting Context of Transactional Practice

8:30 am - 10:15 am Trusts and Estates
Estate Planning in the Modern Age: How Technology and Societal Trends Change the Landscape

9:00 am - 1:30 pm Agricultural & Food Law, Environmental Law and Natural Resources & Energy Law Field Trip
Guided Tour of Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

9:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee with Colleagues

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Institutional Advancement

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Intellectual Property
Are Intellectual Property Rights Still Torts?

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Jurisprudence
Panel 1: Criminal Law and Shared Ethical Life; Panel 2: Experimental Jurisprudence

9:00 am - 10:15 am Jurisprudence Panel 1
Criminal Law and Shared Ethical Life

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Law, Medicine & Health Care and Poverty Law Joint Program
Advancing Health Equity by Addressing Social Determinants of Health, Poverty, and Racial Disparities

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
Educating the Modern Citizen-Lawyer: Helping Students Find Their Role in the Grand Mosaic of Society

9:00 am - 10:20 am Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Panel 1
Cultivating the Hard Skills of the Whole Lawyer: Lawyers as Leaders

10:00 am - 11:30 am Student Services Panel 1
Beyond the Green Zone: Supporting Veterans and Military-Connected Law Students

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
The Second Amendment at the Supreme Court and the Future of Heller

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Agency, Partnership, LLC's and Unincorporated Associations
Entity Selection in the 21st Century

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Conflict of Laws
Contracting Over Conflicts: Choice-of-Law Clauses, Forum Selection Clauses, Arbitration Clauses

10:30 am - 12:15 pm International Law, Co-Sponsored by Immigration Law, International Human Rights and North American Cooperation
The Challenge of International Law in Dealing with the Causes of the Global Refugee Crisis: Climate Change, Armed Conflict, and Gross Human Rights Abuses Perpetrated by State and Non-State Actors

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Jurisprudence Panel 2
Experimental Jurisprudence

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
Measuring Scholarly Impact: Are Citation Metrics the Right Fit for Law Schools?

10:30 am - 11:15 am Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research - Panel 2
Finding Their Voices: Student Participation in Live Law Making

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Legislation & Law of the Political Process
Legislative Constitutionalism: Congress in Times of Constitutional Crisis

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Minority Groups, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights and Election Law
American Democracy 2020: Commemorating the 15th & 19th Amendments amidst the Third Wave of Autocratization

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Professional Responsibility, Co-Sponsored by Alternative Dispute Resolution and Continuing Legal Education
Confronting the Big Questions About the Regulation of the Legal Profession

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Real Estate Transactions and Creditors' and Debtors' Rights Joint Program
Reflections On and Lessons From “Foreclosed," a New Book by Professor Chris Odinet

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Panel 3
The Citizen Lawyer Education in the Trump Era

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

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Student Services Panel 2
LGBTQ+ Student Inclusion and Support: From the Classroom to Lawyer Leaders

1:10 pm - 1:45 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color Session One
On Being an Other in the Classroom, Law School, and University

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Changing Concepts of International Economic Security & the Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Democracy Under Siege: Gerrymandering, Racial Politics and Impeachment

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, and Professional Responsibility
Galvanizing Reform for Plea Bargaining in White Collar and Other Criminal Crimes

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee with Colleagues

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm East Asian Law & Society, Co- Sponsored by Comparative Law
Challenges to the Rule of Law: Lessons from and for Asia

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Employment Discrimination Law, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights, Labor Relations & Employment Law and Poverty Law
Responses to Income Inequality: Can Employment Discrimination Law Help Close the Wage and Wealth Gaps?

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Federal Courts, Co-Sponsored by Immigration Law
Federal Courts at the Border

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Insurance Law
Regulating the Insurance Industry: Federal, State, and Private Approaches

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law and the Humanities
Medical Humanities and the Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Litigation and Remedies Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights
Litigating Voting Rights Remedies in the Trump Era

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Prelegal Education and Admission to Law School
Looking Ahead: The Changing Legal Landscape of Race Conscious Admissions

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Property Law and State & Local Government Law Joint Program
Land Use Reform and the Housing Crisis: Is 100 Years of Exclusionary Zoning Enough?

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Securities Regulation
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Teaching Methods, Co-Sponsored by New Law Professors
Expanding the Classroom: Benefits and Challenges of Co-Teaching

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education
A Century Since Suffrage: How Did We Get Here? Where Will We Go? How Will We Get There?

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color Session Two
Navigating the Path to Tenure and Promotion

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Student Services Panel 3
Hot Topics in Law Student Services

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee with Colleagues

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Africa and European Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights
Critical Race Theory in a Global Context: Practices and Discourses of Racialization Across Borders

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Agricultural and Food Law, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law
Agriculture and Food, Environmental, and Natural Resources and Energy Works in Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Civil Rights, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law
Teaching Comparative Civil Rights Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Criminal Justice
Junior Scholar Works-In-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm East Asian Law & Society
The Place of East Asian Law Scholars and Teachers in American Law Schools

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Employment Discrimination Law, Labor Relations, and Employment Law Joint Program
New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Family and Juvenile Law
Pedagogy Session: Using Formative and Summative Assessments in Family Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Intellectual Property
New Voices in Intellectual Property Scholarship

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm International Law, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law
International and Foreign Legal Research Resources at the Law Library of Congress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law and Interpretation
New Voices on Legal Interpretation

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
New Scholars Showcase

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Property Law
New Voices in Property Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Securities Regulation
Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Socio-Economics
Socio-Economic Pedagogy and Electoral Politics in an Increasingly Polarized Society

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Twelve Step Meeting

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AALS Presidential Program
A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

7:00 am - 2:00 pm AALS Operations Office

7:00 am - 2:00 pm AALS Registration

7:00 am - 5:00 pm AALS Speaker Ready Room

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Nursing Parents Room

7:00 am - 8:00 am Twelve Step Meeting

7:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee with Colleagues

8:00 am - 4:30 pm AALS Information Desk

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Discussion Group
Fintech Innovations

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Discussion Group
Breastfeeding Law and Policy

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic Program
Recent Developments: How Easily Can Agencies Change Regulatory Policy in Immigration & Civil Rights?

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Federalism and the Relationship Between State and Federal Constitutional Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Antitrust and Economic Regulation
Antitrust Reform

8:30 am - 10:15 am Civil Rights
The New "Oppression": Socially Advantaged Classes and Civil Rights

8:30 am - 10:15 am Comparative Law, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
Reflections on a Distinguished Career: Mark Tushnet's Contributions to Comparative Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Evidence, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine and Health Care
The Opioid Epidemic and its Evidentiary Challenges

8:30 am - 10:15 am For the Law School Dean
So You Want to be a Dean: The Road to the Deanship - Reflections and Advice

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law & the Social Sciences
Empirical Research in Business Law Works-in-Progress

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Anthropology
Becoming Authoritative

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Religion, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
The Future of the Establishment Clause, and the Court’s Shadow Docket

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law School Admission Council Program
The Next Generation of Assessment: Non-Cognitive, Diagnostic, and Formative Assessment for Law School Success

8:30 am - 10:15 am National Security
Statutes as a Constraint on the President in National Security

8:30 am - 10:15 am Part-Time Division Programs
Pedagogy and Pragmatism: Challenges of Teaching Part-Time Students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm AALS Symposium
21st Century Policing

9:00 am - 10:00 am AALS Symposium Panel 1
The Power of Police Patrol

9:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee with Colleagues

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Post-Graduate Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers
Is it Time to Self-Regulate? Devising More Formal Standards and Guidelines in Post-Graduate Legal Education

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Socio-Economics
Populism, Electoral Politics, and Socio-Economic Justice

9:00 am - 10:30 am Socio-Economics Part I
Roundtable on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and the Consumer Protection Act

10:10 am - 11:10 am AALS Symposium Panel 2
The Limits of Patrol

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
Teaching Abroad: For Visitorships, Sabbaticals, Retirement and Summer Programs

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
En/Countering Race, Racism, and Racial Distinctions in Tax Law

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Art Law, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law and Constitutional Law
Comparative Perspectives on Controversial Public Monuments

10:30 am - 12:15 pm European Law
European and Comparative Law Works in Progress: Gender Equality, Surveillance Capitalism, and Empires

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Islamic Law, Co-Sponsored by Criminal Justice
Islamic Law and the Idea of Mass Incarceration

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Jurisprudence
New Jurisprudence Scholars Panel

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and Interpretation
Statutory and Constitutional Interpretation: Will Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Make a Difference?

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law School Administration and Finance
Law School Business Update for Deans, Associate Deans and Other Law School Leaders

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law School Admission Council Program
Law School Rankings: Conversation and Q&A with Robert Morse and Kellye Testy

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
Developing Effective Communication Skills in an Era of Polarization

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law
Charitable Giving and the 1969 Tax Act: 50 Years Later

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Socio-Economics Part II
Populism, Electoral Politics, and Socio-Economic Justice in 2020

11:00 am - 11:30 am Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Panel 1
When Truth is Not Truth: Teaching Law Students in an Era Of "Alternative Facts"

11:20 am - 12:30 pm AALS Symposium Panel 3
Policing Theory and Practice

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Panel 2
Bursting the Bubble: Developing Cultural Competency in the Classroom

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
If, How, and When: Politics and Priorities in the Classroom

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Presidential Program
Representation, Voting, and Sustainable Constitutional Democracy

1:30 pm - 2:40 pm AALS Symposium Panel 4
Discrimination

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Administrative Law
Administrative Law Perspectives Beyond the Liberal/Conservative Divide: A Panel Discussion

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee with Colleagues

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers, Co-Sponsored by Post-Graduate Legal Education
Downward Trend of International Recruitment and an Uncertain Political Climate

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Institutional Advancement
Media Outlook 2020: Breaking News in Legal and Higher Education

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Intellectual Property, Co-Sponsored by Art Law and Internet and Computer Law
Museums, Virtual Museums and Intellectual Property

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Islamic Law
Islamic Law and the Problem of Slavery

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
Turning Fee into Free: Strategies and Success in Democratizing Access to Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care, Co-Sponsored by Biolaw
2020 Visions in Biological Innovation, Medicine, and the Public Health

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Socio-Economics
Roundtable on Achieving Greater Economic Justice as a Means of Achieving Greater Racial Justice

2:50 pm - 3:50 pm AALS Symposium Panel 5
Technology

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Balance in Legal Education
Legal Workplace Inequities and Impact on Women’s Health

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers, Co-Sponsored by Post-Graduate Legal Education
Graduate Programs for Non-US Lawyers Offered by Law Schools Abroad

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Immigration Law
Scaling the Invisible Wall: Bureaucratic Controls Over Legal Immigration

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm International Legal Exchange, Co-Sponsored by Clinical Legal Education, Comparative Law, and Teaching Methods
What Translates? Investigating Those Aspects of U.S. Law That Are Viewed as Inspiring and Aspirational

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law and Interpretation, Co- Sponsored by Intellectual Property
Corpus Linguistics and Intellectual Property

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law and Mental Disability
Neuroscience and the Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Minority Groups
The (Ir)Relevance of Law in a Minority-Majority America

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm National Security
National Security Law Works-in-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Scholarship, Co-Sponsored by Associate Deans for Academic Research, for the Law School Dean and Law & the Social Sciences
Proposals for Law Journal Reform & Journal/Author Best Practices: Notice and Comment

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Technology, Law and Legal Education
Robotics and AI: Legal and Ethical Frameworks

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AALS Symposium Panel 6
Reform