Friday, September 2, 2011

2011 Seton Hall Young Scholars Forum

Announcing. . .

The Sixth Annual Seton Hall Employment & Labor Law Scholars' Forum 

 Friday, October 28, 2011 & Saturday, October 29, 2011


The Forum is designed to provide junior scholars with commentary and critique by their more senior colleagues in the legal academy and, more broadly, to foster development and understanding of new scholarly currents across employment and labor law. To that end, Seton Hall will convene its sixth annual Employment & Labor Law Scholars' Forum on October 28th - 29th.  This year’s Forum will feature four presenters: 

  • Jeannette Cox, University of Dayton School of Law
  • Deborah Thompson Eisenberg, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Ariana Levinson, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
  • Sachin S. Pandya, University of Connecticut School of Law

The paper topics are:

 Jeannette Cox:. Pregnancy as “Disability” and the Amended Americans with Disabilities Act

 Deborah Thompson Eisenberg: The Amicus Strategy: How the Department of Labor Establishes Policy in the Courts

Ariana Levinson:  What the Awards Tell Us About Labor Arbitration of Employment Discrimination Claims 

Sachin S. Pandya: The Puzzle of the Employee-Misconduct Defense in American Work Law

Comment and critique will be provided by the following scholars:

  • Susan Bisom-Rapp, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Deborah L. Brake, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Timothy P. Glynn, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Tristin K. Green, University of San Francisco School of Law
  • Elaine W. Shoben, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Charles A. Sullivan, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Michael E. Waterstone, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Michael J. Zimmer, Loyola University, Chicago, School of Law


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