Rutgers Law School will celebrate the career of Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg with a panel discussion and reception on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Baker Moot Court Room at the Center for Law and Justice in Newark.
Tractenberg, who retired in May 2016, is a leader in New Jersey public education. He established the Institute on Education Law and Policy and was instrumental in the New Jersey Supreme Court’s landmark Abbott v. Burke ruling.
He is a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor and Alfred C. Clapp Distinguished Public Service Professor of Law.
A panel discussion titled "Using the Law to Achieve Thorough, Efficient and Desegregated Schools: Celebrating the Career of Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg" will be moderated by Lawrence S. Lustberg, Esq., The panel will feature retired New Jersey Chief Justice Deborah Poritz, former Associate Justice Gary Stein, Rutgers Law Professor Elise Boddie, David Sciarra, Executive Director Education Law Center, and Rutgers Professor Julia Sass Rubin, from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
Personal tributes for Professor Tractenberg will be moderated by Brenda C. Liss, Esq.