Program

2019 AALS Annual Meeting

Date: January 2 – 6, 2019
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside

 


 

Extended Programs


Sessions by Date & Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Agricultural & Food Law, Environmental Law and Natural Resources & Energy Law Field Trip
Climate Change Resiliency in Southern Louisiana

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm AALS Information Desk

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?

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

7:00 am - 8:30 am CALI Annual Membership Meeting

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

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

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement
Advancement is Everyone’s Job: Shared Mission, Shared Responsibility, and Shared Information

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Opening Plenary Session
Building Bridges

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

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
What to Make of Student Evaluations

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Insider Trading and Cryptoassests: The Future of Regulation in the Blockchain Era

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Sexual Harassment & Violence Narratives: #MeToo, the Kavanaugh Allegations & Title IX Guidance

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS President's Program
Law and Reconciliation

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Agricultural and Food Law, Co-Sponsored by Women in Legal Education
Worker Justice in the Food System

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Defamation and Privacy, Co- Sponsored by Jurisprudence, Mass Communication Law, and Torts and Compensation Systems
Substantive issues in Privacy and Defamation in the Internet Age: Prospects for Civil Recovery

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Economic Globalization and Governance
Globalization, Sustainability and Firm Cultures

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples
Indian Law and Policy in the Era of Trump: Flashpoints and Challenges

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and Sports, Co-Sponsored by Criminal Justice
The Dark Side of Sports: Crime, Corruption, and Cost

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care
Directions of State Health Care (Law) Reform

10:30 am - 12:15 pm National Security Law
Civil-Military Relations and Patriotism as Oppression

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Natural Resources and Energy Law
Developments in Offshore Oil and Gas: Regulatory Pullbacks and Drilling Expansions

10:30 am - 12:15 pm PreLegal Education and Admission to Law School
Within their Grasp: Admitting, Financing and Supporting DREAMERS and DACA Students

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Professional Responsibility, Co-Sponsored by Leadership
The Ethics of Lawyers in Government

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
The Future of Sexual Harassment

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Partisan Conflict and the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
Equity in the Modern World

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program
Circling the Square: Fresh Partnerships to Understand Student Learning and Bar Performance through Empirical Studies

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Administrative Law
Presidential Control of Administrative Agencies

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm American Bar Foundation Program
Women Trailerblazers in the Law Oral History Project

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Balance in Legal Education
Building (Self)-Compassion and Other Sources of Well-Being

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Children and the Law and Poverty Law Joint Program
Bridging the Gap: Perspectives on Poverty and its Impact on Childhood

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Civil Rights, Co-Sponsored by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
Resistance in the Streets and Through the System: The Phenomena of Protest in the Trump Era

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

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Continuing Legal Education
Alternative Sources of Revenue: Certificates, Centers, & Non-Attorney Courses

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Education Law
Markets, Money, and Public Education

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Jewish Law, Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion
The Evolution and Use of "Judeo-Christian" in American Law and Public Life

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities, Co-Sponsored by Leadership
Encouraging and Empowering the Next Generation of Public Interest and Pro Bono Leaders

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

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AALS House of Representatives, First Meeting
First Meeting

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
The Elephant in the Room: Removing Stigma from Mandatory Academic Support Counseling and Courses

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
Data Analysis, Bar Performance, and Individual Student Interventions

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
Identifying Risk and Plus Factors from Admission Through Bar Study

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
Getting Started with Empirical Work on Academic Support & Bar Success

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
Battling Biases: How Can Diverse Students Overcome Bias on Multistate Bar Exams

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Academic Support and Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession Joint Program Breakout Session
Resilience, Belonging, Learning, and Mindsets in Legal Education

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

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Business Associations
Business Associations Works-in-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Criminal Justice
New Voices in Criminal Justice: Works-in-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Family and Juvenile Law
Alternative Approaches to Teaching Family Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Federal Courts
Teaching the Federal Courts Class

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Labor Relations and Employment Law, Co-Sponsored by Employment Discrimination Law
New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Legislation & Law of the Political Process
New Voices in Legislation

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Minority Groups, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights
Critical Pedagogy in the Era of Diversity

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm National Security Law
Junior Scholars Works-In-Progress

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Professional Responsibility
New Voices in Professional Responsibility - Works in Progress Session

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Property Law
Property Law: Works-in-Progress

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

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AALS Law and Film Series
The Documentary Film Selection: The Loving Story (Augusta Films, 2011)

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

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

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

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

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

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Institutional Advancement
Advancement is Everyone's Job: Shared Mission, Shared Responsibility, and Shared Information

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Discussion Group
Bridging the Divisions with Professional Identity Learning Outcomes that Encourage Cultural Competency in the Profession

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Hot Topic Program
Religious Exemptions and Harm to Third Parties

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Teaching About State Attorneys General

8:30 am - 10:15 am Animal Law
Animal Rights and Civil Rights - A Bridge between Anti-Oppression Movements

8:30 am - 10:15 am Conflict of Laws
The Hague Judgements Convention

8:30 am - 10:15 am Employment Discrimination Law, Co-Sponsored by Labor Relations and Employment Law and Internet Computer Law
Automatic Discrimination: Algorithms, Big Data, and the Law of Employment Decisions

8:30 am - 10:15 am Transactional Law and Skills
Transactional Law and Finance: Challenges and Opportunities for Teaching and Research

8:30 am - 10:15 am Women in Legal Education
Building Bridges with Shared Experiences: The Women In Legal Education Oral History Project

9:00 am - 3:30 pm AALS Law School Deans Forum Program
Being a Dean and All That Jazz

9:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Symposium
"Court Debt": Fines, Fees, and Bail, Circa 2020

9:00 am - 10:15 am AALS Symposium: Session One
Understanding the Dimensions and the Legal Critiques

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

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research and Technology, Law and Legal Education Joint Program
Learning Here, There, and Everywhere: Distance Learning Technology & New Tech Tools

9:00 am - 12:00 pm North American Cooperation and International Legal Exchange Joint Program
Do You Know What I Know? Understanding Common Law and Civil Law Pedagogy

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Socio-Economics
Gender, Race and Competition in the New Economy

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Teaching Methods, Co-Sponsored by Evidence, Contracts, and Torts and Compensation Systems
Bringing Modern Pedagogy to the Traditional Doctrinal Classroom: A Peaceful Revolution

10:15 am - 10:30 am Volunteer Engagement Session

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Committee on the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Law Teachers and Students
Building a Better Mentor: Creating High-Impact Mentoring Programs for Law Students of Color

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Building Bridges Across Curricular and Status Lines: Gender Inequity throughout the Legal Academy

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Symposium: Session Two
Remedies: From Bankruptcy to Abolition and from Courts to Legislatures

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Clinical Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine, and Heath Care
Breaking Out of Silos: Bridging Disciplines to Create the Next Generation of Collaborators for Justice

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Commercial and Related Consumer Law and Creditors' and Debtors' Rights Joint Program
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Past, Present, and Future

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Contracts, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations and International Human Rights
Protecting Human Rights in Supply Chains: Moving from Policy to Action

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Criminal Justice
Rape and Sexual Assault in the Era of #MeToo

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Federal Courts
Congressional Structuring of the Judicial Power

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Intellectual Property, Co-Sponsored by Legislation & Law of the Political Process
Intellectual Property Exhaustion, and Post‐Sale Restraints

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Labor Relations and Employment Law, Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion
Increasing Tension: Labor and Employment Law Protections and Religious Accommodations

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and the Social Sciences, Co-Sponsored by New Law Professors
Publishing Social Science Research

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Property Law
Property, Capitalism, and Structural Inequality

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Criminal Justice Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Evidence Luncheon

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Socio-Economics Luncheon
The Laws of Economics and the Economics of Laws: Fashionable Fantasies and Dangerous Delusion

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
Building Bridges and Social Justice Through Collaborative Centers and Initiatives

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
How Lawyers Can Build Bridges Across the Disciplines and in the Community

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Civil Rights in the Aftermath of the Kavanaugh Hearings and Confirmation

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Aging and the Law, Co-Sponsored by Family and Juvenile Law, Minority Groups, Trusts and Estates, and Women in Legal Education
The Legal Consequences of Living a Long Life: The Differential Impact on Marginalized Communities

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Business Associations, Co-Sponsored by Contracts, Security Regulations, and Transactional Law
Contractual Governance: The Role of Private Ordering

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

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Constitutional Law, Co-Sponsored by Agriculture and Food Law and Law and Religion
18th Amendment Centennial: The Past, Present and Future of Prohibition

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Election Law
Protecting American Democracy from Foreign Interference

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Internet and Computer Law
The Internet of Bodies: Cyborgs and the Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
Building and Maintaining Support for your Law Library

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Mass Communication Law
President Trump and Freedom of the Press: Two Years In

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm New Law Professors
Building Bridges: Teaching to Students of Different Backgrounds, Interests, and Strengths

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law
Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Education

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Remedies, Co-Sponsored by Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Remedies at the Supreme Court and Worldwide

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, Co-Sponsored by Poverty Law
LGBT Rights, Poverty, and Public Policy

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Torts and Compensation Systems, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine and Health Care
Tort Law and Health Law: Intersections and Opportunities

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

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm AALS President's Program
Bridging the Divide of Political Polarization: A Conversation Among Elected Officials

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AALS House of Representatives, Second Meeting
Second Meeting

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Reception for AALS Fellows

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

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

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

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Discussion Group
Race and Class in the U.S.: The Legal Academy's and Profession's Role in Pacification and Social Change

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Retreat from the Coasts?

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Rural Access to Justice

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

8:30 am - 10:15 am Africa, Co-Sponsored by Internet and Computer Law
Technology, Inequality, and Rule of Law in Africa

8:30 am - 10:15 am Art Law, Co-Sponsored by Intellectual Property
The Use (and Abuse) of Trademarks in Art: Referential Uses, Lazy Art, and Cultural Salience

8:30 am - 10:15 am East Asian Law & Society
Established Scholars and New Voices Meet

8:30 am - 10:15 am Insurance Law, Co-Sponsored by Law and the Social Sciences
Empirical Studies of Insurance

8:30 am - 10:15 am International Law
U.S. Leadership in Global Affairs in 21st Century International Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law and Economics
Evidence-Based Policy and Randomized Controlled Trials in Law

8:30 am - 10:15 am Real Estate Transactions
Access + Opportunity + Choice: Housing Capital, Equity, & Market Regulation in the Trump Era

8:30 am - 10:15 am Scholarship
Evaluating Law Review Practices

8:30 am - 10:15 am Securities Regulation
Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

8:30 am - 10:15 am Trusts and Estates, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations and Taxation
Business Trusts: Facilitating Market Transactions and Building Bridges Between Legal Systems

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-Sponsored by Litigation and Technology, Law and Legal Education
Promise and Pitfalls of Technology in Dispute Resolution

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

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Jurisprudence, Co-Sponsored by Torts and Compensation System
Specific Jurisprudence: Philosophy Within Law

9:00 am - 4:30 pm Student Services
Building Institutional Bridges to Form a Stronger Path to Student Services

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Building Bridges Between Theory and Practice: Incorporating Lawyering Skills into Doctrinal Courses

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
Criminal Justice Reform Consensus?

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Program
#MeToo - The Courts, The Academy and Law Firms

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Biolaw, Co-Sponsored by National Security Law
Biosecurity Law: Keeping up with Biotechnology

10:30 am - 12:15 pm European Law, Co-Sponsored by Africa
Judicial Diversity in Transnational Courts

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Evidence, Co-Sponsored by Minority Groups
Bias in the Courtroom

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Family and Juvenile Law, Co-Sponsored by Children and the Law and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
Parents' and Children's Rights in a Post-Obergefell World

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services
The Next Financial Crisis

10:30 am - 12:15 pm For the Law School Dean
Law Schools and the New Accountability Paradigm

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Immigration Law
Immigration Law Values

10:30 am - 12:15 pm International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by Law and the Social Sciences
Empirical Approaches to Human Rights Law and the Rise of 'Indicators'

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and Mental Disability
Legal Solutions to Meeting the Mental Health Needs of our Most Vulnerable Populations

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and Religion, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
Free Exercise of Religion and Freedom of Speech

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Law and South Asian Studies and Comparative Law Joint Program
Trade and Investment Across Asia

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm European Law Luncheon

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

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
Responding to the Call for a New Social Structure: Academia, Advocacy, Direct Action, and Attrition

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
NAFTA 2.0: Are We Building or Burning Bridges With USMCA?

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Antitrust and Economic Regulation
Antitrust and Two-Sided Markets

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
Essential Skills: Leadership, Project Management, Communication, and Integrity

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

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Comparative Law
Comparative Constitutional Law, Judicial Politics and the Evolving Role of Constitutional Courts

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Disability Law - Co-Sponsored by Law Medicine and Health Care and Civil Rights
Disability Rights as a Social Movement

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers and Post-Graduate Legal Education Joint Program
Navigating Third Party Vendors in Post-Graduate Programs Including Programs for Non-US Lawyers

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Islamic Law Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion and Immigration Law
Asylum and Refugee Rights in Islamic Law

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law and Anthropology, Co-Sponsored by Law and the Social Sciences
Corruption and Legitimation

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Law and Interpretation
Corpus Linguistics: The Search for Objective Interpretation

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Legal History and Law and the Humanities Joint Program
Confronting the History and Memory of Injustice in the Public Square

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Women in Legal Education
Building Bridges: WILE Networking, Mentoring, and Discussion

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

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Building Bridges: Examining Race and Privilege in Community Economic Development

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
Cross-Generational Teaching: How to Remain Relevant in a Rapidly Changing World

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
Judicial Supremacy

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Art Law
Art and Cultural Industries: What Role for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law?

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Balance in Legal Education
Building Bridges from Undergraduate Experience to Law School

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm European Law
Works-in-Progress

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

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care
Works in Progress Session for New Law and Medicine Scholars

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

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 Socio-Economics
Socio-Economic Pedagogy and Implicit Bias

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Twelve Step Meeting

7:00 am - 12:00 pm AALS Speaker Ready Room

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

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

8:00 am - 10:00 am AALS Information Desk

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

8:30 am - 10:15 am AALS Open Source Program
Energy Justice and the Green Energy Transition

8:30 am - 10:15 am Constitutional Law
100 Years of Incitement

8:30 am - 10:15 am Evidence
Problems of Proof: #MeToo and 'Who Me?'

8:30 am - 10:15 am Intellectual Property, Co-Sponsored by Legislation & Law of the Political Process
The Realpolitik of Intellectual Property

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law Libraries and Legal Information
Supporting Scholarship to Build Bridges to Our Colleagues, Peers and Students

8:30 am - 10:15 am Law School Administration and Finance
Elephants in the Room - Financial Challenges (But Possible Opportunities) Facing Every Law School

8:30 am - 10:15 am Minority Groups
Racial and Ethnic Segregation and the Widening Opportunity Gap

8:30 am - 10:15 am Part-Time Division Programs
Building and Sustaining Effective Advising Practices to Support Part-Time Students

8:30 am - 10:15 am Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights
LGBTQ Rights Halfway Through Trump’s (First?) Term: Advancement, Retrenchment, Potential

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

10:30 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
The Role of Law in Educational (In)equity

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Criminal Justice
Federal and State Comity in the Enforcement of Criminal Laws

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Co-Sponsored by Aging and the Law, Disability Law, and Securities Regulation
Trust in the Time of Trump: A Comparative Look at Fiduciary Law

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Immigration Law, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights
Civil Rights, Liberty, and Immigration Control

10:30 am - 12:15 pm International Human Rights Co-Sponsored by International Law
New Voices in Human Rights and International Law

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research
Stronger Together: Building Bridges to Doctrinal Faculty, Practicing Attorneys, and Beyond

10:30 am - 12:15 pm National Security Law
Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and Hate in the National Security Arena

10:30 am - 12:15 pm Socio-Economics Co-Sponsored by Minority Groups
Race, Gender, and Socio-Economic Justice

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