December 28, 2007
Oregon Faculty to Speak at Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in New York City, January 2-6, 2008
The University of Oregon School of Law is proud to announce that several of its faculty members have been selected to speak on a variety of panels at the Association of American Law Schools (“AALS”) 2008 annual meeting, “Reassessing Our Roles As Scholars and Educators In Light Of Change,” to be held from January 2-6, 2008, in New York City. Thursday, January 3, Professor Michelle McKinley and Professor Hari Osofsky will speak on a panel titled “Globalization,” addressing intersections of gender, class, and globalization as they relate to free trade agreements and other international instruments, as well as to other cross-cutting problems such as climate change. Saturday, January 5, Professor Adell Amos will speak on a panel titled, “Can Law Be a Tool for Adapting to a Changing Climate?” Also on January 5, Professor Merle Weiner will speak on a panel titled “The Moral (and Policy) Foundations of Family Law.” On Sunday, January 6, Professor Caroline Forell will speak on a panel titled “Manslaughter,” which will inquire into the full range of questions presented by this complex type of homicide, including the question of whether there is a distinctive feminist perspective on manslaughter. Finally, also on Sunday, January 6, Professor Susan Gary will speak on a panel titled, “Roundtable on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law Scholarship,” in which panelists will discuss aspects of nonprofit and philanthropy law from the perspectives of general notions of corporate law, tax law and trust law. For full information about the AALS meeting, visit http://aals.org.cnchost.com/am2008/index.html.