Friday, November 1, 2013
An important international conference on elder law and policy will be held in Chicago on July 10-11, 2014, co-sponsored by The John Marshall Law School-Chicago, Roosevelt University, and the East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL).
The international conference is expected to draw leading academics, policy-makers, and elder law practitioners and advocates from Europe, Asia, Australia, and across the United States. Speakers will discuss various themes including:
- Elimination of Age Discrimination;
- Autonomy, Independent Living, and Health Care Issues Affecting the Elderly;
- Life Continuing with Dignity Because of Adequate Access to Social Security and Other Financial Resources;
- The Prevention of Elder Abuse and Violence; and
- Access to Justice for Elderly Individuals in Need of Assistance.
The conference is being organized by Professor Barry Kozak of The John Marshall Law School in cooperation with others at the law school and colleagues at East China, Roosevelt University, and the Chicago Bar Association.
Mark E. Wojcik