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Faculty Present at Legal Education Conferences

Deborah Gordon, Emily Zimmerman, Donald Tibbs and Lisa McElroy present at summer 2015 conferences

July 21, 2015

Professors Deborah Gordon and Emily Zimmerman will present “Counter-narratives and Legal Pedagogy: Transforming Challenge into Confidence” at the Legal Writing Institute’s Applied Legal Storytelling Conference on July 23 in Seattle, Wash.

Gordon will also take part in a round table discussion, Feminist Judgments and Storytelling, at the conference.

Gordon, Zimmerman and Professors Donald Tibbs and Lisa McElroy will present at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference July 27 through Aug. 1 in Boca Raton, Fla.

Zimmerman will join law faculty from Ohio State University, the University of Tennessee and Georgetown University Law Center at the workshop “Scholarship and Skills: the Fusion of Legal Theory, Doctrine and Practice.”

Gordon will join law faculty from the University of Arkansas, Ohio State University, Saint Louis University, Chicago-Kent College of Law and Elon University for a panel on “Writing to Learn & Learning to Write: Integrating Skills & Doctrine in Your Classroom.”

Tibbs will join law faculty from universities including Texas A&M, Syracuse, George Washington and Tulane for a workshop on “Reversing Mass Incarceration: What Reforms are Working (or Could Work) and Why?”  He will join colleagues from the University of Houston Law Center, Saint Louis University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law, and the University of South Carolina School of Law for a discussion of the war on drugs and terror.

McElroy will join law faculty from the University of Southern California, Charlotte Law School and the University of Louisville for “Madness in the Academy,” a discussion of mental illness that affects and stigmatizes law professors.