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December 3, 2007

AALS Poverty Related Sessions

Aalslogowhite_horiz_2 There are lots of Association American Law Schools Annual Meeting sessions that touch on poverty law so I am going to list them by date but the details are available through the links.  The Poverty Law Section's panel is on Saturday.

Thursday Jan. 3, 2008

  • Section on Socio-Economics
    • 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Deans’ Forum on ? and Economic Justice
    • 10:10 - 11:10 a.m.
      • Corporate Governance, Fiduciary Duties, and Social Responsibility
      • Socio-Economic Dimensions of Academic Freedom In Katrina’s Wake
      • Telecommunications and the Internet, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Socio-Economics
      • How White-Collar Criminologists Are Falsifying The Conventional Economic Wisdom and Building Socio-Economic Theory
    • 11:20 a.m - 12:20 p.m.
                 Social Entrepreneurship and Socio-Economics
                              Speakers: William Drayton, Ashoka, Arlington, Virginia
    • 2:10 - 3:10 p.m.
      • Binary Economics and the History of Economic Thought
      • Law and Economics: Under Cover of Science
      • Theology and Socio-Economics
    • 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.
                  Black Reparations, Binary Economics, and Interest Convergence
  • Gender and Class: Voices from the Collective
    • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
                  Section on Women in Legal Education Opening Plenary Session
    • 10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
      • Children
      • Work and Institutions
      • Work and Care
      • Criminalization
    • 1:40 - 3:00 p.m.
      • The State
      • National Security
      • Globalization
      • Family
  • 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and the Future of Race and the American Legal Profession

Friday Jan 4, 2008

  • 8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Global Conceptions of Access to Justice
  • 8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Community, Diversity, and Equal Protection: The Louisville and Seattle School Cases
  • 8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Interdisciplinary Reasons to Recalibrate the Equity/Efficiency Balance in Tax Analysis
  • 2:15 - 4:00 p.m. The Seattle/Louisville Ruling: Constriction or Expansion of Race-Based Policies?
  • 4:00 - 5:45 p.m. The Total Package: Utilizing Public Service to Bring Legal Practice into the Doctrinal Classroom

Saturday Jan 5, 2008

  • 8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Rights, Religion, Revolution: Theories of Advocacy for the Poor (Given this blog's focus, below are the details)
    •         Moderator: Juliet M. Brodie, Stanford Law School
                Speakers: Sameer Ashar, City University of New York School of Law at Queens College
          Marie A. Failinger, Hamline University School of Law
          Saru Jayaraman, Executive Director, Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York, New York, New York
          Julie A. Nice, University of Denver College of Law


      The Section’s program will take a comprehensive view of contemporary approaches to poverty law advocacy. With leading voices from three different conceptions, the conversation will address questions such as: What are the competing salient theories of advocating for the poor in the current legal climate? Is the “rights” revolution really over? Is it worth reviving? Do religious traditions offer theories of justice that can re-animate legal strategies for solving the problems of poverty and its devastating consequences? If there is a new “revolutionary” spirit embodied in community organizing strategies and campaigns, what does it offer advocates as a cohesive approach to social and economic justice? What do these three traditions have in common, and how might they coalesce into a revitalized American anti-poverty legal movement?

  • 10:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. The Subprime Lending Crisis: Causes and Consequences
  • 10:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. The Participation of Nonprofits in Democracy
  • 3:30 - 5:15 p.m. Labor and Employment Laws in Indian Country
  • 3:30 - 5:15 p.m. Economic Analysis of Labor and Employment Law in the New Economy

Sunday Jan 6, 2008

  • 9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Roundtable on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law Scholarship

-E.R. erosser@wcl.american.edu

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