Monday, September 19, 2011

Call for Papers: Wells Conference on Adoption Law

8th Annual Wells
Conference on Adoption Law
March 8, 2012
Capital University Law School
Columbus, Ohio

The conference is seeking proposals for presentations and papers
emphasizing the following themes:

Facilitating Adoptions through the Internet
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: using the internet to
facilitate adoptions, the legal barriers to using the internet to facilitate
adoptions, and the ethical implications of using the internet to facilitate
adoptions.

Changes in Search and Reunion Activities through the Internet and
Social Media
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: the psychological and
attachment implications of search and reunion activities through the
internet and social media, whether regulation of search and reunion
situations facilitated through the internet is desirable, and the role of
intermediaries.

Legal Implications of Technology’s Impact on Evolving “Family”
Dynamics
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: how the law responds
to advances in technology, whether the law can keep up with changes in
technology, and issues with children who have not been adopted.
Participants are asked to lead a forty-minute discussion on one of the
above topics. Each topic will have three panel members who will give a
presentation, followed by a discussion at the end. In addition, participants
are requested to prepare an article associated with their presentation for
publication in the Capital University Law Review next year. The article
would be due on August 1, 2012.

Please send proposals by Oct. 1, 2011,
to Capital University Law Review
Symposium Editor Christine Diedrick
Mochel ([email protected]).

AC

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Comments

I'm conference hardened - I have attended too many of them.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce Attorneys | Sep 22, 2011 7:42:40 PM

'Facilitating Adoptions over the Internet???' - Those are some interesting topics.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Cleaning Service | Sep 23, 2011 6:46:14 PM

I like the part about technology and it's effects on family dynamics.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Sep 23, 2011 6:48:19 PM

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