Widener Law Faculty to Present at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools
Web Editor - Published: December 31, 2011
AALSJanuary2012Promov2Widener Law will once again have a strong presence at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools to be held January 4th through the 8th at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. This years meeting will focus on academic freedom and academic duty.

Distinguished Professor John C. Dernbach is also scheduled to speak on the Role of Law in Achieving Sustainable Development from 1:30 to 3:00 pm on Wednesday, January 4th and again on the 5th from 10:20 am to 11:30 am. Both engagements are part of “Socio-Economics in the Academy and the Economy” which takes places in two parts, with Part I on the 4th serving as the Society of Socio-Economists Annual Meeting Program and Part II on the 5th serving as the AALS Section on Socio-Economics Annual Meeting Program.

January 5th will be a particularly active day for Widener Law faculty. Health Law Institute Director John G. Culhane will be speaker at a panel on Education Law and Law and Sports, Co-Sponsored by the Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Professor Christopher J. Robinette will also speak on the 5th as part of a panel on Torts and Compensation Systems from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm.

Assistant Professor Tonya Evans will serve as the moderator for a panel on Technological Innovation in Practice and Education on Thursday the 5th from 10:45 am to 12:00 pm.

Harrisburg campus Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development D. Benjamin Barros will speak at the Special Meeting and Continental Breakfast for Beginning Law School Teachers to be held from 7:00 to 8:30 am on Friday, January 6th. He will also be the moderator and a speaker for the AALS Workshop and Continental Breakfast for 2011 from 7:00 to 9:00 am on Sunday the 8th.

Legal Writing Professors Alison Kehner, Mary Ann Robinson, and Jean Sbarge will also speak on Friday the 6th at a session on Teaching Methods.

To learn more about the AALS Annual Meeting, visit the official website.