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UM Carey Law Well Represented at Law and Society Association's Annual Meeting

UM Carey Law's faculty will join experts from around the country at the Law and Society Association's Annual Meeting, May 30 to June 2 in Boston, MA.

This year's topic, "Power, Privelege, and the Pursuit of Justice: Legal Challenges in Precarious Times," is intended to stimulate debate on the challenges that will define law and society over the next decade. 

Representing UM Carey Law, and the university as well, the following UM faculty will be participating at the meeting:

Karen Czapanskiy:

Chair and Reader, panel on Author Meets Readers, Caring for America Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State by Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

Peter Danchin:

Presenter, “The Antinomies of Religious Freedom: Reading the Egyptian Bahai Cases,” panel on An Existential Crisis for Secular Liberalism

Deborah Eisenberg:

Presenter, “The S’ Word in Employment Discrimination Cases: Mandatory Mediation and the Push to Settle,” panel on Gender, Class, Poverty, and Power.

Martha Ertman:

Chair, panel on Found in Translation: Sending Messages outside the Academy Walls

Presenter, “Plan B Parenthood: In Praise of Open Adoption Agreements,” panel on Reproduction and Parenthood: Changing Rights and Roles

Mark A. Graber:

Presenter, “The Coming Constitutional Yo-Yo?: Elite Opinion, Polarization, and the Direction of Judicial Decision Making,” panel on “New Thinking about American Constitutionalism

Chair and Discussant, panel on Historical Transformations in American Constitutional Law

Chair and Discussant, panel on Lawyers as Statebuilders in the United States, 1870-1979

Chair and Discussant, panel on Current Controversies in American Constitutional Law

David Gray:

Presenter, “A Technology-Centered Approach to Quantitative Privacy,” panel on 4th Amendment

Michelle Harner:

Discussant, panel on Alternative Jurisprudence: Re-Examining Corporate Fundamentals from New Perspectives, Disciplines and Theories

Presenter, “Collective Action, Private Investors and Financial Distress,” panel on Learning from Last Resorts: Litigation, Bankruptcy, and Other Bad Outcomes

Robert Koulish:

Presenter, “Immigration Management: Balancing Immigration Custody on a Risk-security Axis,” panel on The Borders of Crimmigration: World Policies on the Merging of Illegal Immigration with the Practice of Crimes

Author, panel on Author Meets Readers: Two Crimmigration New Books—Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear

Robert Percival:

Chair and Discussant, panel on Natural Resources, Animals and the Law

Participant, roundtable on Commotion in China: Emerging Legal Issues for an Emerging Superpower

Shruti Rana:

Chair and Discussant, panel on Democratic, Familial and Economic Consequences of Mass Migration

Presenter, “Microcredit: Money, Morality, and Myth,” panel on Comparative Reflections on Problems in Labor Law and Workers’ Rights

Corey Shdaimah:

Presenter, “Relationships of Care and Caution among Women Engaged in Street-Level Prostitution,” panel on Prostitution in Precarious Times: Socio-Legal Explorations of the Politics, Practice and Policing of Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking

Chair and Discussant, panel on Cause Lawyers, Clients and Communities

Marley Weiss:

Chair, panel on Author Meets Readers: After the Standard Contract of Employment: Innovations in Regulatory Design

Presenter, “From NAFTA-NAALC to TPP: Progressively Enhanced Labor Rights or Eviscerated Power for Workers


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