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Kline School of Law Faculty Present at AALS 2020


January 13, 2020

The Kline School of Law was well-represented at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, held in Washington, D.C., January 2-5. Faculty served as speakers, moderators, organizers and committee members.

Participants included:

  • Tabatha Abu El-Haj: Committee Member - Committee to Review Scholarly Papers for the 2019 Annual Meeting
  • Adam Benforado: Speaker - International Human Rights (on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child)
  • Hannah Bloch-Wehba: Speaker - Defamation and Privacy (on social media content moderation)
  • Susan L. Brooks: Speaker (with J.D./Ph.D student Sarah Fishel) - Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession: How Well Are Law Schools Imparting the Value of Public Interest, Leadership, and Serving Others?
  • Daniel M. Filler:
    • Planning Committee Member – 2020 Deans Forum Program
    • Speaker - AALS Arc of Career Programs
    • Moderator - Co-Plenary Session
    • Speaker -  For the Law School Dean
  • Deborah S. Gordon: Discussant - New Perspectives on Trusts and Estates, on her paper “Minors and Digital Asset Succession.”
  • Wendy Greene:
    • Speaker - AALS Workshop for Pretenured Professors of Color, Session 4: Scholarship
    • Speaker - Labor Relations and Employment Law
  • Nicole Iannarone:
    • Speaker - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
    • Speaker - Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research, Panel 2
    • Speaker - Teaching Methods (for new law professors)
  • Anil Kalhan:
    • Organizer and Moderator - Where Are We Going? Immigration Law in 202 & Beyond
    • Speaker - Family and Juvenile Law: The Erosion of Civil Rights and Its Impact on U.S. Families and Children
  • Amy L. Landers: Speaker – Intellectual Property: Are Intellectual Property Rights Still Torts?
  • Rachel E. Lopez:
    • Speaker: - International Human Rights: New Voices in Human Rights and International Law
    • Speaker – Aging and the Law: Emerging Issues in Elder Law

Dean Filler will also be serving on the planning committee for the 2020 Deans Forum Program.

Professor Abu El-Haj was honored at the meeting as the Kline School of Law’s Teacher of the Year.