Event Sessions

2021 Annual Meeting

  • Date: January 5, 2021 — 9, 2022
  • Location: Local
  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Arc of Career Program: A Session for First Time Meeting Attendees
    Type: AALS Arc of Career Programs

    What is AALS and Why Does it Matter for My Career? And How Do I Get the Most Out of the Annual Meeting

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    COVID-19 and Religious Free Exercise

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Animal Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Animal Law in a Time of Crisis

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Art Law, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law, Intellectual Property, and Property Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Legal Responses to Street Art: A Comparative Analysis

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Commercial and Consumer Law, Co-Sponsored by Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services
    Type: Section Programs

    Commercial Law in the 21st Century

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Family and Juvenile Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Opting In and Opting Out, Trapped In and Locked Out of Family Law

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Federal Courts, Co-Sponsored by Employment Discrimination Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Federal Courts Employment Reforms

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Teaching Methods, Co-Sponsored by Balance in Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    Mindfulness in Legal Pedagogy

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Clinical Legal Education
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Law Libraries and Legal Education
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Family and Juvenile Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Property Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Awards Ceremony
    Type: AALS Programs

    Honoring AALS Impact Award Winners, Scholarly Paper Winners, Section Award Winners and Teachers of the Year

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Discussion Group
    Type: AALS Discussion Groups

    Post COVID-19 Online & Hybrid Learning Pedagogy Best Practices and Standards Development

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm European Law and Defamation and Privacy Joint Program
    Type: Section Programs

    Comparing Data Protection Structures in the European Union and the United States

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services, Co-Sponsored by Commercial and Consumer Law
    Type: Section Programs

    The Next Post-Crisis Financial Reform

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Jurisprudence and Torts and Compensation Systems Joint Program
    Type: Section Programs

    From Personal Life to Private Law: A Celebration of John Gardner's Jurisprudence

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    What the 2020 Election Means for the Movement to End the War on Drugs

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    The Power of Supply Chains

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Criminal Justice
    Type: Section Programs

    Rescuing Law: On Fetal Harms, Moms, Migrants, and #MeToo

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law and Law and Religion
    Type: Section Programs

    Building Bridges between Secular and Religious Human Rights Communities

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law in the Americas, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law and State and Local Government Law - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Programs

    Responses to COVID-19 in the Americas: Questions of Federalism and Governance

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Litigation, Co-Sponsored by Professional Responsibility
    Type: Section Programs

    The Growth of Third-Party Litigation Finance: Opportunities and Challenges

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Clinical Legal Education, Community Economic Development and Property Law Joint Program
    Type: Section Programs

    A Right to Housing! Law and Activism to Eradicate Homelessness

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Environmental Law and Securities Regulation Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations and Natural Resources and Energy Law
    Type: Section Programs

    What Can Securities Regulation Contribute to Environmental Law, and Vice Versa?

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Art Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Art Law Scholarship: Art Law Works-in-Progress

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Business Associations
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Business Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Civil Rights Co-Sponsored with Criminal Justice
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Teaching about Civil Rights During Incarceration

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Clinical Legal Education, Community Economic Development and Property Law Joint Program
    Type: Subsessions

    Scholarly Papers Presentations

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Commercial and Consumer Law, Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods and Technology, Law and Legal Education
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Teaching Commercial Law in the 21st Century

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm East Asian Law & Society, Co-Sponsored by, Law and South Asian Studies Studies
    Type: Section Programs

    East Asian Responses to Crises - Pandemics, Trade, Climate, and Beyond

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Intellectual Property
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Communicating Intellectual Property Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Professional Responsibility
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Bright Ideas and Best Practices for Online Teaching in Professional Responsibility Courses

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
    Type: AALS Discussion Groups

    Low-Tech Works: Teaching Data, Teaching Justice

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    States of Emergency: Executive Orders and Separation of Powers During the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Site Evaluation Workshop
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Contracts
    Type: Section Programs

    Contracting for Effort: The Law and Economics of Best and Reasonable Effort Clauses

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm East Asian Law and Society, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Bridging East-West Divides - The Role of Experts in an Age of Misinformation

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Election Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Voting During a Pandemic: Lessons from 2020

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Minority Groups, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Law and the Social Sciences, Legal History, National Security Law and Socio-Economics
    Type: Section Programs

    White Terror, Then and Now: The Future of Race and Racism in Light of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 and Twenty-First Century “Alt-Right” “White Nationalism

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities, Co-Sponsored by Clinical Legal Education, Leadership, and Poverty Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Calling Out and Leaning In to Racial and Class Inequities in Experiential Learning Opportunities

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Technology, Law and Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    Access to Justice: Bar Exam and Alternative Licensing

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Aging and the Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on International Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Minority Groups Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Real Estate Transactions Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Institutional Advancement Welcome and Breakout Room Roulette
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
    Type: AALS Arc of Career Programs

    The Lateral Experience - Deans and Hiring Committee Chairs

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Communication, Media & Information Law
    Type: Section Programs

    The Press and the Separation of Powers: The News Media’s Relationships with Public and Private Power

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Comparative Law, Co-Sponsored by Africa, Constitutional Law, and International Human Rights
    Type: Section Programs

    Socio-Economic Rights From a Global Perspective

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Co-Sponsored by Technology, Law and Legal Education, and Law Libraries and Legal Information
    Type: Section Programs

    The Future Has Arrived: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Legal Writing and Research

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Remedies
    Type: Section Programs

    Remedies in Uncertain Times

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Section on Student Services and Part-Time Division Programs Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Academic Support, Balance in Legal Education, Minority Groups, and PreLegal Education and Admission to Law School
    Type: Subsessions

    Inner Work and Structural Change: Personal Justice and Equitable Policies for Antiracist Law Schools

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Women in Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    Gender and Intersectionality In Times of Crisis

  • 1:15 pm - 5:30 pm Institutional Advancement
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Institutional Advancement Opening Plenary
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    True Colors

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Open Source Program, Co-Sponsored by Sections on Minority Groups and Women in Legal Education
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Presumed Incompetent II: Documenting the Struggles (and Victories) of Women of Color in Academia

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Business Associations, Co-Sponsored by Securities Regulation and Transactional Law and Skills
    Type: Section Programs

    Corporate Boards in the Age of COVID-19

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Global Engagement, Co-Sponsored by Teaching Methods, Technology and Law and Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    Virtual Mobility: Innovating and Promoting Global Legal Education in Times of Crisis

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Legislation & Law of the Political Process
    Type: Section Programs

    Is Congress Legitimate?

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm State and Local Government Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Agricultural and Food Law and Environmental Law
    Type: Subsessions

    Part 1: Exploring the Role of State and Local Government Laws in Environmental Sustainability

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Academic Support and Real Estate Transactions Joint Program
    Type: Section Programs

    The Changing Architecture of Legal Education: Real Estate Transactions as a Case Study

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Civil Rights and Poverty Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Comparative Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm State and Local Government Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Agricultural and Food Law and Environmental Law
    Type: Section Programs

    State and Local Government Law and Environmental Sustainability

  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Engaging Alumni in a Virtual World

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    The New (Virtual) Journalism: Leveraging Technology to Expand the Reach of Your Professors and Programs and Help Reporters

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm State and Local Government Law and Natural Resources and Energy Law Joint Program, Co-Sponsored by Agricultural and Food Law and Environmental Law
    Type: Subsessions

    Part 2: Considering Obstacles to State and Local Laws about Environmental Sustainability.

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Civil Rights
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Works in Progress

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Commercial and Consumer Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Works-in-Progress for Junior Consumer Law Scholars

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Contracts
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Drafting "Best Efforts" and Related Contract Clauses

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Criminal Justice
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Beyond 2020: Decarceral, Anti-Racist and Non-Traditional Teaching

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Employment Discrimination Law, Co-Sponsored by Labor Relations and Employment Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New & Emerging Voices in Labor and Employment Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm European Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Works-in-Progress Panel in European Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Immigration Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Works-in-Progress

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Intellectual Property
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Intellectual Property Scholarship

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Minority Law Teachers and Students
    Type: AALS Programs

    Legal Education in the Wake of George Floyd and Covid-19: A Conversation with Law School Deans and Faculty on Race, Inequality, and the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Emerging Legal Challenges to Reproductive Rights and Justice

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Balance in Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    The Growth Mindset: A New Vision for Legal Education and Resiliency in the Legal Profession

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Employment Discrimination Law, Co-Sponsored by Labor Relations and Employment Law
    Type: Section Programs

    How Trump's Divisive & Derogatory Rhetoric Has Affected Workplace Anti-Discrimination Enforcement

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Intellectual Property
    Type: Section Programs

    Intellectual Property and Culture

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Leadership, Co-Sponsored by Professional Responsibility and Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities
    Type: Section Programs

    Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste: The Pedagogy of Leadership During Crisis—Student Engagement

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Transactional Law and Skills, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations
    Type: Section Programs

    The New Public Interest in Private Markets: Transactional Innovation for Promoting Inclusion

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Election Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Evidence Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Women in Legal Education
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm Institutional Advancement Welcome and Breakout Room Roulette
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    Breaking News in U.S. Legal Regulatory Reform

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    The Political Question Doctrine, Departmentalism, and the Limits of Justiciability

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Agency, Partnership, LLC's and Unincorporated Associations
    Type: Section Programs

    Entrepreneurship and the Entity

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Type: Section Programs

    Effective Twitter Advocacy: Is it Possible?

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Immigration Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Outsourced Borders and Invisible Walls

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples
    Type: Section Programs

    Language of Traditional Power and Words of Colonization

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Internet and Computer Law, Co-Sponsored by National Security Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Deep Surveillance

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Law and Mental Disability
    Type: Section Programs

    The Counselor is Not In: Providing Mental Health Services in the Pandemic Era

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Law School Admission Council Program
    Type: AALS Programs

    The Future of Assessment in Legal Education: New Tools that Advance Learning in Law

  • 1:15 pm - 5:30 pm Institutional Advancement
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Institutional Advancement Plenary Session
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Campaigns in Two Parts: Fundraising and Brand Raising Campaign

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Discussion Group
    Type: AALS Discussion Groups

    How the Pandemic Made Me a Better Teacher: Lessons Learned and Plans for Change

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Author Meets Reader: Paving the Way: The First American Women Law Professors: A Discussion of Herma Hill Kay’s Forthcoming Book

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Rhetoric, Justice and the Construction of Law

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Constitutional Law and Law and Religion Joint Program
    Type: Subsessions

    Continuity, Change, and the Free Exercise Clause

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Type: Section Programs

    Bankruptcy Law and the Problems of Democracy

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession, Co-Sponsored by Academic Support, PreLegal Education and Admission to Law School, and Student Services
    Type: Section Programs

    Disrupted Gatekeeping: An Empirical Look at Influences on Access to Legal Education & the Profession

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care, Co-Sponsored by Employee Benefits and Executive Compenation and Poverty Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Health Care Coverage Reform in the Shadow of COVID-19

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Professional Responsibility, Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights, Minority Groups, Employment Discrimination Law, and Leadership
    Type: Section Programs

    Legal and Judicial Ethics in the Post-#MeToo World

  • 2:45 pm - 4:20 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Welcome and Panel

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Section Programs

    Classroom, Climate, and Community: How Associate Deans Accommodate and Support Diverse Stakeholders

  • 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm Constitutional Law and Law and Religion Joint Program
    Type: Section Programs

    Continuity, Change, and the Religion Clauses

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Meeting the Moment

  • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Institutional Advancement Concurrent Sessions
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Strategize the Case for Support: Not Just About Raising Money

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Author Meets Reader Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows Of the Supreme Court

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Civil Rights
    Type: Works-in-Progress

    New Voices Panel

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Constitutional Law and Law and Religion Joint Program
    Type: Subsessions

    Continuity, Change, and the Establishment Clause

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Environmental Law, Co-Sponsored by Animal Law, Agricultural and Food Law, and Natural Resources and Energy Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Scholarship in Environmental, Energy, Natural Resources, Agricultural, Food, and Animal Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Family and Juvenile Law
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Family Law: Creative and Experiential Teaching Tips

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm International Law
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Pedagogy Session: How to Pick an International Law Casebook

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Real Estate Transactions - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Real Estate Law 2020: Hindsight and Foresight

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Socio-Economics
    Type: Section Programs

    New Developments in Socio-Economics: Does Shareholder Primacy Exacerbate Racial, Gender, and Economic Inequality?

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    University Policies

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Faculty Scholarship

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Breakout Discussions

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Bringing Speakers to the Community

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Alumni/Donors

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Research
    Type: Subsessions

    Curriculum

  • 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Section on Institutional Advancement Reception
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Virtual Happy Hour with Captain Scott Smith

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Discussion Group
    Type: AALS Discussion Groups

    Race, Racism & the Language of Law School: Power of Words in Shaping Professional Identity

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    Eviction Before, During, and After the Pandemic

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Africa - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Programs

    Responsible Governance in Times of Crisis: African Perspectives

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Biolaw, Co-Sponsored by Intellectual Property
    Type: Section Programs

    Science Fiction and the Law

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Civil Procedure
    Type: Section Programs

    Integrating Critical Legal Perspectives

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Disability Law, Co-Sponsored by Aging and the Law, Civil Rights, Law and Mental Disability, Minority Groups, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, and Women in Legal Education
    Type: Section Programs

    Disability and Intersectionality: Celebrating 30 Years of Intersectionality and the ADA

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Islamic Law, Co-Sponsored by International Law and Law and Religion
    Type: Section Programs

    Islam and the Modern International Legal Order

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Trusts and Estates
    Type: Section Programs

    New Developments in Trusts and Estates

  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm AALS Law School Deans Forum
    Type: Deans Forum

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Balance in Legal Education Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Immigration Law Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Socio-Economics Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 1:20 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Introduction and Welcome
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm Institutional Advancement Welcome and Awards
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Conflict of Laws
    Type: Section Programs

    Corporations and Conflict of Laws

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Education Law, Co-Sponsored by Immigration
    Type: Section Programs

    The Future of Plyer v. Doe on its 40th Anniversary

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm International Law
    Type: Section Programs

    The United Nations at 75 and the Challenges Facing International Law

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Jewish Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Jewish Law Programs and Courses in American Law Schools

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Labor Relations and Employment Law, Co-Sponsored by Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
    Type: Section Programs

    Responding to the Pandemic at Work: Organizing, Litigation, and Enforcement

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Law and Mental Disabilty, Co-Sponsored by Disability Law, Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples, and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
    Type: Section Programs

    Mental Health and Vulnerable Populations in the Era of COVID-19

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Socio-Economics, Co-Sponsored by Business Associations, Minority Groups and Securities Regulation
    Type: Section Programs

    For Whose Benefit Public Corporations? Perspectives on Shareholder and Stakeholder Primacy

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Taxation
    Type: Section Programs

    Tax Law in an Age of COVID

  • 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 5:30 pm Institutional Advancement
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:20 pm - 1:45 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Session One
    Type: Subsessions

    On Being an “Other” in the Classroom, Law School, and University

  • 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Small-group Breakouts and Q&A
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Institutional Advancement Plenary Session
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Speaking Each Other’s Language: Identifying How We Overcome Challenges and Collaborate as Distinct Professional Groups

  • 2:00 pm - 2:25 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Session Two
    Type: Subsessions

    Navigating the Path to Tenure and Promotion

  • 2:25 pm - 2:35 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Q&A
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:35 pm - 2:45 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Break
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    Disability and COVID-19: Lessons from Disability, Lessons from the Pandemic

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Agricultural and Food Law
    Type: Section Programs

    Law and Policy Measures to Achieve Equality in the Agricultural and Food System

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Co-Sponsored by Labor Relations and Employment Law, and Law, Medicine and Health Care
    Type: Section Programs

    Working in a New World: Employee and Worker Benefits Re-examined in a Time of Crisis

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law and Economics
    Type: Section Programs

    Economic Analysis of Law and Policy in the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law and the Humanities, Co-Sponsored by Section on Criminal Justice and Section on Minority Groups
    Type: Section Programs

    Encountering the State’s Punitive Powers: Seeing, Building, Reading, and Understanding the Impact of the Carceral State

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law Libraries and Legal Information
    Type: Section Programs

    What Does the Modern Law Library Look Like?

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm New Law Professors
    Type: Section Programs

    Spreading the Word: Law Professors as Teachers, Scholars, and Legal Influencers

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Section on Children and the Law, Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
    Type: Section Programs

    Intersection of Religion and Children's Issues

  • 3:10 pm - 3:20 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Q&A
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Institutional Advancement Break
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Institutional Advancement Conference Conclusion and Wrap-Up
    Type: Section Daylong Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 4:00 pm - 4:10 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Closing
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 4:00 pm - 4:10 pm AALS Workshop for Pretenured Law School Teachers of Color: Q&A
    Type: Subsessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Breakout Session 4, The Future of Legal Education
    Type: Deans Forum

    Protecting Your Law School from Cyber Attack

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Criminal Justice
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Works-in-Progress

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm International Human Rights, Co-Sponsored by Comparitive Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in International Human Rights

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Law in the Americas - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Issues in Law in the Americas

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Law, Medicine and Health Care
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Law, Medicine and Health Care

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Scholars Showcase

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Teaching Methods
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Best Practices for Creating and Administering Mid-term Exams

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Women in Legal Education, Co-Sponsored by Clinical Legal Education, Legal Writing Reasoning, and Research and Teaching Methods
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Gender Power, and Pedagogy in the Pandemic

  • 10:00 am - 10:50 am Planning Meeting for 2021-2022 Section Officers
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm AALS Open Source Program
    Type: AALS Open Source Programs

    Critical Legal Research: The Next Wave (A Panel Honoring Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic)

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Administrative Law, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law
    Type: Section Programs

    The Future—and Past—of the Nondelegation Doctrine

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Antitrust and Economic Regulation
    Type: Section Programs

    Antitrust In--And After--A Time of Crisis

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Insurance Law, Co-Sponsored by Environmental Law and Business Associations
    Type: Section Programs

    Climate Change and the Insurance Industry

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm National Security Law
    Type: Section Programs

    National Security Implications of COVID-19

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Section on Law and South Asian Studies, Co-Sponsored by East Asian Law & Society
    Type: Section Programs

    Role of Public Health in Trade after the COVID Crisis

  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
    Type: Section Programs

    Implications of the 2020 Supreme Court Title VII Decision in Bostock v. Clayton County

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Minority Groups
    Type: Section Award Ceremony

    Award Presentation

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section for the Law School Dean Networking Session
    Type: Networking Sessions

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Civil Procedure Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Section on PreLegal Education and Admission to the Bar Networking Session
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm AALS Arc of Career Program
    Type: AALS Arc of Career Programs

    Opportunities and Challenges for LGBTQ+ Persons in Leadership in Law Schools

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm For the Law School Dean, Co-Sponsored by Academic Support
    Type: Section Programs

    COVID-19 and the Bar Exam: Supporting Our Graduates

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm National Conference of Bar Examiners Program
    Type: AALS Programs

    A Conversation With the Bar Examiners

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law Works in Progress

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm PreLegal Education and Admission to Law School
    Type: Section Programs

    Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health Issues in Prospective and Incoming Law Students

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Scholarship, Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, and Law and Anthropology
    Type: Section Programs

    Defining Scholarship in the Twenty-First Century

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Socio-Economics, Co-Sponsored by Law, Medicine and Health Care and Minority Groups
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Incorporating the Socio-Economics of Race, Poverty, Gender, and Economic Inequality, into Health Law Pedagogy

  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm The Meeting of the AALS House of Representatives
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm AALS Hot Topic Program
    Type: AALS Hot Topic Programs

    Actions Speak Louder than Words: Anti-Racism in Law Schools

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Balance in Legal Education, Clinical Legal Education, and Leadership Joint Pedagogy
    Type: Section Pedagogy Programs

    Teaching Leadership Skills in a Time of Crisis

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Continuing Legal Education - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Economic Globalization and Governance
    Type: Section Programs

    COVID-19 and Corporate Governance

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law and Anthropology
    Type: Section Programs

    Re-presenting Qualitative Scholarship

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law and Sports
    Type: Section Programs

    Amateurism and College Sports

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Law School Administration and Finance
    Type: Section Programs

    Business Update: Economic, Admissions, and Placement

  • 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm National Conference of Bar Examiners Program
    Type: AALS Programs

    Testing Task Force Update

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Administrative Law, Co-Sponsored by Legislation and Law of the Political Process
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Administrative Law and Legislation

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Election Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Election Law Works-in-Progress, New Voices in Election Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm International Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in International Law and International Legal Research Update

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm National Security Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Works-in-Progress

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Poverty Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Poverty Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Professional Responsibility
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    Professional Responsibility 2021 Works In Progress Workshop

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Property Law
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices Property Law

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Taxation
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Taxation

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Women in Legal Education - CANCELLED
    Type: Section Works-in-Progress

    New Voices in Women in Legal Education

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Working Group Discussions
    Type: AALS Programs

    Short description is not available at this time.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am Interdisciplinary Committee Meeting
    Type: AALS Committee Meetings

    Short description is not available at this time.