Sunday, March 6, 2011

Symposium: Women in the Courts

TAKING STOCK: A SYMPOSIUM CELEBRATING THE NYS JUDICIAL COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE COURTS

NYS STATE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE COURTS AND THE NYU REVIEW OF LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGEAPRIL 5, 2011

9:00 AM TO 4:45 PM

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

GREENBERG LOUNGE, 40 WASHINGTON SQUARE SOUTH, NY NY 10012

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011

MORNING

8:30 - 9:00

REGISTRATION

9:15

WELCOME

HON. BETTYWEINBERG ELLERIN Chair, NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts

HON. JONATHAN LIPPMAN Chief Judge of the State of New York (video)

HON. ANN PFAU Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York

9:45

OPENING ADDRESS

ELAINE JONES President and Director-Counsel Emeritus, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc (LDF)

11:00

IN THE BEGINNING: A QUICK LOOK BACK

HON. BETTYWEINBERG ELLERIN Chair, NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts

LYNN SCHAFRAN Director, National Judicial Education Program, Legal Momentum

FERN SCHAIR Board Chair, Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School

11:30

PANEL: ECONOMICS, FAMILY LAW, AND VULNERABLE MOTHERS

MARTIN GUGGENHEIM Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, NYU Law School, Moderator

MELISSA L. BREGER Professor of Law, Albany Law School

SHERRY LEIWANT Executive Director, A Better Balance

BONNIE RABIN Founding Partner, Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP

1:00

LUNCH

2:00

PANEL: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Intimate Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault

AMY BARASCH Executive Director, NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Moderator

DORCHEN A. LEIDHOLDT Director of the Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services, Sanctuary for Families

JANE MANNING President, NOW-New York City

3:00

PANEL: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Prostitution, Trafficking, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation

HON. FERNANDO CAMACHO Administrative Judge, Criminal Matters, Queens, Moderator

PAMELA CHEN Chief Civil Rights Unit (Criminal Division), Eastern District of New York

HON. TOKO SERITA Judge, NYC Criminal Court

4:00

CLOSING ADDRESS

GLORIA STEINEM Feminist Writer and Organizer

4:30

FAREWELL

HON. BETTYWEINBERG ELLERIN

TAKING STOCK: A SYMPOSIUM CELEBRATING THE

NYS JUDICIAL COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE COURTS

REGISTER BY MARCH 15, 2011

CLE CREDIT AVAILABLE

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT

Jill Laurie Goodman, Counsel, NYS State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts

25 Beaver Street, Room 878, New York, New York 10004 • 212-428-2794

jgoodman@nycourts.

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