Northeastern University School of Law



Program for November 5, 2010


Registration

8:30- 9:00 am   

Opening Remarks

9:00-9:15 am

Emily Spieler, Dean and Edwin W. Hadley Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Kimberly Lucas, Senior Technical Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender

Panel 1: Women and Global Issues

9:15-10:30 am                 

Moderator:  Martha Davis, Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical and Experiential Education, Northeastern University School of Law

Speaker:  Lisa Crooms, Professor, Howard University School of Law

Speaker:  Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Human Rights Clinic, University of Miami School of Law

Speaker:  Vicki Jackson, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law School

Break

10:30-10:45 am

Panel 2:  Women in Legal Education

10:45 am-Noon

Moderator:  Emily Spieler, Dean and Edwin W. Hadley Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Speaker:  Deborah Rhode, Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Speaker: Ann Shalleck, Director of the Women and the Law Program, Carrington Shields Scholar, American University Washington College of Law

Speaker: Zipporah Wiseman, Thomas  H. Law Centennial Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law at Austin


Lunch and Keynote Speech by the Honorable Nancy Gertner, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Noon-1:15 pm      

Break

1:15-1:30 pm

Panel 3: Domestic Violence Theory and Practice

1:30-2:45 pm           

Moderator: Lois Kanter, Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Institute

Speaker:  Elizabeth Schneider, Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Speaker:  Leigh Goodmark, Director, Family Law Clinic, University of Baltimore

Speaker:  Cheryl Hanna, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Speaker: Zanita Fenton, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

              

Honoring Clare Dalton 

2:45-4:30 pm                       

Toast: Martha Minow, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School                    

Remarks:

Lois Kanter, Clinical Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Institute, Northeastern University School of Law

Daniel Givelber, Professor of Law and Former Dean, Northeastern University School of Law