04// Lenni B. Benson was a panelist at a symposium, "Redefining Borders: Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the United States," organized by Rutgers School of Law-Newark.
S. Leonard participated in an online colloquium organized by the
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, in which legal
scholars contributed written responses to an article titled, "Gay
Rights and Lefts: Rights Critique an Distributive Analysis for Real Law
10// Ruti G. Teitel spoke on a panel, "New Research on Transitional Justice," at Columbia University's Harriman Institute, New York, NY. She spoke about her forthcoming book Humanity's Law.
08// James Grimmelmann spoke at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on "Our Bizarre System for Proving Copyright Infringement," New York.
08// Arthur S. Leonard spoke on a panel, "Transcending Boundaries: Creating an Inclusive Environment for Gay & Lesbian Diversity in Medical Education," at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.
10-11// Michael L. Perlin presented his paper, "Online, Distance Legal Education As An Agent Of Social Change," at a panel on New Technologies, New Pedagogies at the Teaching in a Transformative Era: The Law School of the Future conference, sponsored by the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) and the University of Hawaii Law School, Honolulu, Hawaii.
02// David Schoenbrod spoke on a panel, "The Law, Practicality, and Politics of the REINS Act," at "Who is Accountable for Federal Regulations?" sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center, Washington, D.C.
30// Ronald Filler was the keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting of PJM, a major electricity and power member organization, Wilmington, Delaware.
23// Rebecca Roiphe spoke on a panel on "Current Ethical Legal Issues in Complex Litigations" at the Practicing Law Institute, New York.
22-26// William P. LaPiana gave three lectures as part of a course titled, "Common law, economics and legal thought in the history of U.S. law" at the Curso de Pós-Graduação em Direito of the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil.
19// William P. LaPiana spoke on "Disclaimers" at the 8th Annual Sophisticated Trusts & Estates Institute sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, New York.
14-19// Sadiq Reza discussed his work on sharia criminal procedure at a session on "Islamic Law and International Law: Finding Common Ground" at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria.
12// Ruti G. Teitel presented a paper at the University of Southern California School of Law's Faculty Workshop titled, "Humanity's Law--Peacemaking and Punishment: The Humanity-Law Framework and the Turn to International Criminal Justice," Los Angeles, California.
11// Richard Chused was part of a panel of academics who reviewed applications for Fulbright Grants in Syria, the West Bank, and Israel.
09// Ruti G. Teitel participated in a three-day conference, The Enduring Legacy of Just and Unjust Wars - 35 Years Later, sponsored by New York University School of Law's Institute for International Law and Justice.
26// David Schoenbrod spoke at a meeting of the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law of The National Academies on "Are Our Environmental Laws Compatible with Sustainability?" Washington, D.C.
23// Ruti G. Teitel was a panelist on "Debate over Amnesty in International Law" at the Oxford University's conference on Amnesty in the Age of Accountability: Brazil in Comparative and International Perspective, Oxford, UK.
22// Ronald Filler moderated a panel before the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commision's Roundtable for International Regulators, Chicago, IL.
22// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper, "The Need for a Regional Disability Rights Tribunal in Asia: what Can We Learn from the Inter-American Experience?" at the International Conference on Disability Rights Tribunal in Asia & The Pacific held in Bangkok, Thailand.
18// Ruti G. Teitel participated in Cornell University Law School's 2010 Constitutional Law and Theory Colloquium, where she presented a paper titled, "Transitional Justice and the Transformation of Constitutionalism."
07// William P. LaPiana led three roundtable discussions on estate planning for same sex couples at the fall meeting of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association.
04// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper, "The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific, and the Future of Online Legal Education in Chinese Law Schools as a Means of Training Lawyers to Represent Persons with Disabilities," at the Second International Symposium on Protection of Rights of Persons with Disabilities at Renmin University of China, Beijing.
03-04// Houman B. Shadab spoke at the Middle East Investments Summit in Dubai, UAE.
23// Ronald Filler was the keynote speaker at the International Quality & Porductivity Center's 6th Global Forum on Investing in Distressed Debt, New York, NY.
16-17// David Schoenbrod gave the keynote address at the 8th Annual Ardour Capital Energy Technology Conference, New York, New York.
03// Ronald Filler was the keynote speaker at a conference on "Current Events in the Financial Services Industry," Bogota, Colombia.
26// Richard D. Marsico testified at the FDIC headquarters in Arlington, VA, before an interagency panel on Community Reinvestment Act reform.
30// Deborah N. Archer spoke on a panel, "Has President Obama's Election Made a Significant Different in Race Relations?" at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, FL.
30// Doni Gewirtzman gave a talk "On Percolation," at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, FL.
Lawrence M. Grosberg conducted a two-day workshop on clinical education teaching methods for faculty at the University of Barcelona Faculty of Law, Barcelona, Spain.
11// Michael Botein gave a talk on "Some Thoughts About Media and Technology Pedagogy in Professional Education," at the Transforming Media Professions conference sponsored by the Columbia Business School's Institute for Tele-Information in New York.
04-08// Deborah N. Archer spoke on a panel, "Racial Structure and Culture in Lawyering," at the AALS Conference on Clinical Education in Baltimore, MD.
10-12// Houman B. Shadab spoke on "Coping with Complexity: Assessing the Role of Innovative Instruments and Strategies in the Institutional Investment Portfoliio," at the European Pensions and Investment Summit in Montreux, Switzerland.
20-21// Houman B. Shadab was a panel chair on "Current Topics in Financial Regulation" at the University of Notre Dame Center for the Study of Financial Regulation in Chicago, IL.
24// Rudolph J.R. Peritz presented a paper at the Association of Teaching and Writing in Intellectual Property conference, held at the University of Stockholm, Sweden. The talk was titled, "The Law and Economics of Progress: Patent Rights and Competition Policy," a paper that is part of a collection to be published next year by Edward Elgar Publishers, UK, in Individualism and Collectiveness in Intellectual Property Law.
06// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper at Florida International University Law School titled, "'When the Winds of Changes Shift'": International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law, And the New UN Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities."
07// William P. LaPiana was a speaker at the third session of "Getting Started in Estate Planning," part of a seven-week, 14-hour continuing legal education course presented by the American Bar Association's Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section's Community Outreach Committee.
14// Rudolph J.R. Peritz delivered the 2010 Guido Carli Lecture in Law and Economics at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. The lecture was titled, "The Law and Economics of Progress: IP Rights and Competition Policy."
16// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper at the annual conference of the American College of Forensic Psychiatry titled, "'And I see Through Your Brain': Access To Experts, Competency To Consent, And The Impact of Antipsychotic Medications In Neuroimaging Cases In The Criminal Trial Process."
23-24// Ruti G. Teitel delivered a paper on "Global Transitions, New Perspectives on Legality and Judicial Review" at a panel on "Conceptions of Customary International Law," at the Foundations of International Law Conference sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Law School's Institute for Law & Philosophy.
26// Richard D. Marsico spoke on a panel titled, "Cities Partnering with the Private Sector: Services for the Unbanked" at Fordham University School of Law's conference "Cites as a Source of Consumer Protection" in New York.
01// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to the faculty of Georgia State University Law School, Atlanta, on "'When the winds of changes shift': International human rights and mental disability law, and the new UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities."
03// Richard Chused gave the inaugural Allan Axelrod Visiting Scholar Lecture at Rutgers School of Law on “The Landlord-Tenant Reform Movement: Causes and Accomplishments.”
05// Richard D. Marsico spoke at St. John's School of Law at the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development's annual symposium, "The Fall of the Economy." He presented his paper "Looking Back and Looking Ahead as the Home Mortgage Disclosure turns 35: The Role of Public Disclosure of Lending Data in a Time of Financial Crisis."
10// Molly Beutz Land presented "The Limits of International Authority" as part of CUNY School of Law's faculty workshop series.
12// Richard D. Marsico was a panelist at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition's annual conference. He participated in the "Data Drives the Movement: Using Data to Increase Lending to Your Community," panel.
12// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to an International Conference on Disability Rights, sponsored by the UN and the Foundation of Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability, Seoul, Korea, on "The Role of Counsel in the Creation of a Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific."
17// Molly Beautz Land presented "The Limits of International Authority" at the Intellectual Property Law Colloquium at Brooklyn Law School.
17// Richard D. Marsico gave a presentation to the State Division of Human Rights' Fair Housing Training's attorneys and administrative law judges. The presentation featured a Web site that he developed http://HMDAnalysis.nyls.edu, which provides users with a profile of a lender's home mortgage lending record and identifies red flags that might indicate lending discrimination.
17// David Schoenbrod participated in a round table discussion on how to deal with climate change under the Clean Air Act, presented by The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University.
20// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to a conference co-sponsored by SALT and Golden Gate University Law School with Adjunct Professor Deborah Dorfman on "'The Sources of This Hidden Pain': Why a Class in Race, Gender, Class, and Mental Disability."
26// Molly Beautz Land moderated the "International Law 2.0" panel at the American Society of International Law's Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
06// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to the East Asia Law and Society Association in Hong Kong with Yoshi Ikehara, Esq. on "Promoting Social Change in East Asia: The Movement to Create a Disability Rights Tribunal and the Promise of International Online Distance Learning."
11// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to the Stanford Law School Center for Law and Biosciences, California, on "Neuroimaging Evidence and Competency to Be Executed."
12// Ruti G. Teitel participated in a post-performance talk, along with Jack Saul, Director of the International Trauma Studies Program at Columbia University, following the play Dog and Wolf, by Catherine Filloux, whose work explores issues of human rights, genocide, and political refugees. The play will run at 59E59 Theatres in New York City from February 5 to 21, 2010.
13// Molly Beutz Land spoke at Yale Law School's fourth Access to Knowledge Conference in New Haven, CT. She will participate in the panel "Perspectives on Access to Knowledge and Human Rights.
L. Perlin presented a paper to the Academy of Criminal Justice
Sciences, San Diego, with Dr. Valerie McClain on "Online Distance
Learning: A Tool to Teach About the Intersections Between Law, Forensic
Psychology, and Criminal Justice."
26// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Austin, TX, on "The Need for Defense Experts to Be Competent and Knowledgeable in the Client's Culture."
25// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper to the faculty of the University of San Diego Law School titled, "'My Brain is So Wired': Why We Should All Embrace Online Education."
28// Marshall Tracht spoke at the New York State Bar Association's Annual Meeting, Real Property Section on "Anatomy of a New Construction Condominium Workout."
02// Michael L. Perlin presented the keynote talk, "Doe v. Klein and The Constitutional Right to Treatment: Truly The End of An Era?" at a conference at Rutgers University, New Jersey, on court-appointed monitoring of state psychiatric hospitals.
09// Ronald H. Filler led the discussion at the Global Markets Advisory Committee meeting, sponsored by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, held in Washington, D.C.
10// Michael L. Perlin presented a paper, "A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Inquiry Into the Roles of Dignity and Humiliation in the Law," to the 19th annual conference of the Humiliation and Dignity Network at Columbia University, New York. The conference was co-sponosored by the Center for International Conflict Resolution, the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution and the Columbia University Conflict Resolution Network.
11// Ruti G. Teitel was a respondent in a panel discussion that explored the role of mental health in transitional justice processes. This event marked the launch of Columbia University Professor Brandon Hamber's new book Transforming Societies After Political Violence: Truth, Reconciliation, and Mental Health (Springer, 2009).
12// Michael L. Perlin will present a half-day workshop to
the National Academy of Neuropsychology at its annual conference in New
Orleans on "Neuroimaging Evidence in the Criminal Trial Process:
Recent Developments, The Role of Attitudes, Some Unasked Questions, and
Predictions for the Future."
12// Marshall Tracht spoke to the ABA Real Property, Trusts & Estates Section Groundlease Committee on "Groundlease Issues in Bankruptcy."
12-13// Ruti G. Teitel participated in a two-day conference co-sponsored by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York and the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Oxford University, where she gave a talk titled, "The Wages of War."
02-03// Molly Beutz Land presented "Culture, Conflicts, and International Law," at the Seventh Annual Works in Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Conference at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, NJ.
02-04// Richard K. Sherwin delivered the keynote lecture on law and visual culture at “Intersections of Law and Culture,” at Franklin College in Lugano, Switzerland
07// Houman B. Shadab spoke at the Canadian chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association's monthly luncheon event in Toronto. His talk was titled, "Hedge Funds and the Battle for Credit Risk Transfer."
14// Michael L. Perlin spoke to faculty members and administration at the William Mitchell College of Law about online legal education, in a talk titled "Why We Should All Embrace Online Teaching."
15// Marshall Tracht spoke to the ABA Community Outreach Program on "Ethical Issues Confronting Transactional Lawyers."
16// Elizabeth Chambliss participated in The Economic Downturn and the Legal Profession, a symposium at Fordham Law School, New York, NY.
16-18// Molly Beutz Land participated in the first International Conference on Crisis Mapping in Cleveland, Ohio.
22// Ruti G. Teitel presented a paper at Toronto Law School's Globalisation, Law & Justice Workshop titled, "Cross-Judging: Tribunalization In A Fragmented But Interconnected Global Order" (co-authored with Professor Robert Howse of New York University Law School).
30// Elizabeth Chambliss delivered the keynote address at the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law's Convocation on Lawyer Independence at Fordham Law School, New York, NY.
30// Michael L. Perlin spoke to the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law at its annual meeting in Baltimore, MD, on "'My Brain Is So Wired': Neuroimaging and Competency to Be Executed."
09// Rudolph J.R. Peritz presented a paper titled “A general ‘fair use clause’ – a workable concept in copyright and patent law?” at ATRIP CONGRESS 2009. Horizontal Issues in IP Law: Uncovering the Matrix, sponsored by the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property, Vilnius, Lithuania.
02// Arthur S. Leonard was the featured speaker at a program at The Loft: the LGBT Community Services Center in White Plains, New York, for a program titled, "Federal Defense of Marriage Act: Its History, Meaning, and Potential Demise."
04-06// Richard K. Sherwin presented an advanced training course for federal public defenders engaged in capital punishment litigation at The Persuasion Institute 2009, held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
11-12// Michael L. Perlin was the keynote speaker at the annual National Association of Rights, Protection and Advocacy (NARPA) speaking on "If My Thought-Dreams Could Be Seen": Unasked (and Unanswered) Questions About the Role of Neuroimaging in the Criminal Trial Process." He will also conduct a workshop entitled "Beyond Article 12: Implications of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disablities for the Advocacy Movement in the US and Abroad (With Special Attention to Asia), and present a talk on online education and the New York Law School mental disability law program.
11-12// Ruti G. Teitel particpated in the International Associaton of Law Schools Conference on Constitutional Law at the American University Washington College of Law and Georggetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
12// Arthur S. Leonard participated as a plenary session panelist for the National Lesbian & Gay Law Association's Lavender Law Conference in Brooklyn, New York. The panel is titled, "Federal Courts, The Nine Supremes, and LGBT Equality."
14// Molly Beutz Land moderated the "Challenges and Opportunities for Technology and Human Rights," at the Leir Charitable Foundation in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
15// Molly Beutz Land spoke on "Health Information & Human Rights," at Yale Law School.
16// Michael L. Perlin presented a faculty lecture at McGeorge Law School in Sacramento, CA on "The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Future of Institutional Mental Disability Law in the United States: The Dawn of A New Era."
16// Ruti G. Teitel spoke at a conference on "Religious Freedom in Turkey: The Case of the Ecumenical Patriarchate" at Fordham University School of Law, New York.
24// Michael L. Perlin participated in the inaugural program of the Therapeutic Jurisprudence Center of the University of Miami School of Law.
25// Michael L. Perlin presented a full-day workshop to the American Academy of Forensic Psychology in Sarasota, FL on "The Defendant: Impact of Mental Disability in the Criminal Law Process."
K. Sherwin delivered the keynote lecture on law and visual culture at
“Imagining Legality: Where Law Meets Popular Culture,”
University of Alabama Law School.
08// Marshall Tracht spoke to the Southeast Association of Law Schools Conference on "The Coming Failure of Mortgage Regulation."
06// James Grimmelmann delivered the Keynote Speech at the 5th Annual Internet, Law, and Politics Conference at the Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona
13// Ross Sandler accepted a certificate of recognition from the Municipal Art Society to the Center for New York City Law.
13-16// Stephen J. Ellmann delivered the keynote address at the Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference, at the University of Kwazulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus where he spoke about his paper "Marking the Path of the Law."
17-18// Michael L. Perlin presented two papers at a conference in Japan, sponsored by the University of Tokyo and the Japanese Disability Forum: "Why the Time is Right for the Creation of a Disability Rights Tribunal in Asia and Oceania," and "Legal and Political issues to be Considered in the Creation of a Disability Rights Tribunal in Asia and Oceania."
Lenni B. Benson spoke to the Connecticut Judicial Institute on Immigration Law in State Courts.
01// David Schoenbrod was a panelist at “Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Lessons from the New Deal and Great Depression” at the Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
02// James Grimmelmann spoke at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference at Georgetown University
04// Ruti G. Teitel participated in an international conference, "Civil Society and Reconciliation in Comparative Perspective," held at the London School of Economics. She delivered a plenary lecture titled, "Transitional Justice Genealogy."
04-05// Michael Botein participated in the annual Advisory Board meeting of the Council of Europe’s Audiovisual Observatory, spoke about broadband media policy, which has jumped ahead somewhat in the US with February’s Broadband Stimulus Act.
07// Ruti G. Teitel was a panelist at "Transitional Justice in Israel: Paths to Reconciliation?" at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
L. Perlin presented a paper, "The Impact of the New UN Convention
on Global Human Rights Issues," to the staff of Human Rights Watch
26-28// Ruti G. Teitel participated in an international conference, "Taking Stock of Transitional Justice," sponsored by Oxford Transitional Justice Research at Oxford University. She participated in the opening plenary session, "Stepping Back From Transitional Justice," chaired by D. Phil Clarck, in which she delivered a paper titled Transitional Justice Globalized.
27-07.04// Richard K. Sherwin presented two talks at the Congress on Cognitive Neuroscience and the Preventive State, sponsored by the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, at New York University Law School. The presentations were: “Criminal predators and what to do about them: popular imperatives from screen-based reality” and “Therapeutic jurisprudence as screen-based reality.”
29-07.09// Deborah N. Archer was a 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, Aspen, Colorado
29// James Grimmelmann spoke at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s Annual Meeting
30// Rudolph J.R. Peritz Presented paper titled “The Fate of Monopolization” at conference celebrating the decennial of Mercato, Concorrenza, Regole (MCR), Milan, Italy.
01// Rudolph J.R. Peritz was a panelist on topic of “Antitrust Jurisprudence” at 2009 Midwest Conference on Antitrust and Consumer Welfare, Loyola-Chicago School of Law.
06// Ruti G. Teitel participated in roundtable discussion on “Prosecutions as Mechanisms of Accountability” at the “Accountability After Mass Atrocity: Latin American and African Examples in Comparative Perspective Conference” sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
07// Arthur S. Leonard was a panelist for a public program at the New York City Bar Association considering the issue of same-sex marriage in New York, where he provided a history of how the issue was treated in New York law prior to the Court of Appeals’ 2006 decision in Hernandez v. Robles
12// William P. LaPiana was the featured speaker at the monthly Fiduciary Roundtable presented by US Trust (Bank of America Private Wealth Management), where he spoke on current case law developments in wills and trusts to a live audience and to persons participating by teleconference at US Trust’s offices throughout the United States.
18-20// Ruti G.
Teitel delivered guest lectures on "Transitions in Conflict: as
part of the LL.M. in Human Rights Law program at the Transitional Justice
Institute, University of Ulster, Belfast.
21// Rudolph J.R. Peritz presented paper at the Federal Trade Commission titled “Property Rights: The Dark Matter in Vertical Restraints Doctrine” to lead off that day’s Workshop on Resale Price Maintenance, organized per recently appointed Commissioner Pamela Harbour. Workshop and papers available at http://www.ftc.gov/opp/workshops/rpm/.
02// Richard K. Sherwin organized a panel titled “Visuality and the Law: An Inter-disciplinary Approach” with Barbara Maria Stafford (Chicago), Bruce Hay (Harvard), and Hassan Fancy, Esq. (private practice and NYLS grad) for the Law, Culture, and Humanities conference at Suffolk Law School.
07// Molly Beutz Land gave a named lecture (the Clason Lecture) at Western New England College of Law, entitled “Human Rights, Copyright, and Culture.”
10-11// Molly Beutz Land was a commentator on a paper at a conference at Vanderbilt Law School on “The Law and Politics of International Cooperation”
21// Ruti G. Teitel presented chapter 4 of her forthcoming book, Humanity’s Law (Oxford University Press, 2009), at the Temple University Beasley School of Law’s International Law Colloquium.
28// William P. LaPiana participated in a CLE program on Planning for Same-Sex and Unmarried Couples: Probate, Property and Family Law, where he spoke on the ethical considerations involved in undertaking representation of same-sex and unmarried couples in estate planning.
09// Rudolph J.R. Peritz lectured at Masters Program on Competition Policy and IP at Queen Mary College, University of London; lectured on Competition Policy at University of Essex; panelist in Colloquium on Corporate Responsibility and Human Right to Medical Care at Univ. of Essex.