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Professors Deborah Gordon and Emily Zimmerman present at Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference

Professor Deborah Gordon and Professor Emily Zimmerman

August 08, 2016

Professor Deborah Gordon joined a panel that presented emerging scholarship in trusts and estates law during the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference on Aug. 6.

Gordon’s scholarly work focuses on the role of language, emotion and gender in inheritance law.  Her most recent article, “Mor[t]ality and Identity: Wills, Narratives, and Cherished Possessions,” is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities.  

Professor Emily Zimmerman presented at a panel for new law professors focusing on the changing landscape of legal education.  The director of the law school’s Criminal Law Program, Zimmerman has conducted extensive research that assesses strengths and weaknesses in legal pedagogy.  Her most recent articles have appeared in Northeastern University Law Journal and the Seattle University Law Review.