Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy Lunchtime Lecture

When: 
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm

Speaker:

Tracy Robinson, Senior Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, at Mona and former Commissioner, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, in partnership with the Transnational Legal Initiative, welcomes Tracy Robinson, Senior Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, at Mona,  for a lunchtime lecture titled “Criminalized Sex in the Anglo-Caribbean: Loved Law.”

Lecture by Jenny Yang: Gender Equality in the Workplace, Where are We Today?

When: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: 
Newark

Jenny Yang, the former chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is speaking at Rutgers Law School in Newark on Tuesday, March 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Baker Court Room. Her talk is titled: "Gender Equality in the Workplace. Where Are We Today?”

 The lecture is sponsored by the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy (CGSLP) and the Rutgers Law School Dean’s Office,

Insider Trading after Salman Panel Discussion

When: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where: 
Camden

In December, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous victory for prosecutors in Salman v. U.S. The Court’s decision did not fully resolve some difficult issues in tipper-tippee law that arose after the Second Circuit's 2014 decision in U.S. v Newman, which had limited the scope of insider trading prosecutions. Our panelists will react to the decision in Salman and discuss the current state of insider trading law. Speakers: Daniel M. Hawke, Partner, Arnold & Porter, former director, SEC Philadelphia Regional Office; Richard A.

Panel Discussion -- Women in the Workplace: Corporate and Business Law

When: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Where: 
Camden

Corporate and business law is reputed to be a profession dominated by men. Even as firms have made strides towards inclusiveness, the gender gap persists. Our speakers will explore the reasons for this and try to separate myth from reality. What are the ways in which the profession has discouraged or forestalled more women from choosing a career in corporate or business law? How should women with an interest in business law approach these issues? What role do law schools have to play in this effort?

Allan Axelrod Lecture: A Place to Call Home: Giving Voice to Tenants Left Behind

When: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Where: 
Newark

This year's Axelrod Lecture will feature a talk by Paula Franzese, a professor at Seton Hall University Law School, and an expert in property law and government ethics.

Franzese will speak about tenant's rights, eviction issues and the implied warranty of habitability in her talk titled "A Place to Call Home: Giving Voice to Tenants Left Behind" starting at 12 p.m. in the Baker Court Room at the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark.

After her remarks, there will be a lunch in the Berson Board Room from 1 to 2 p.m.

Rutgers Law School Ninth Annual Donald C. Clark, Jr. RLAW ’79 Endowed Law and Religion Lecture

When: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Where: 
Camden

 

Panelists Heather Kimmel, the General Counsel for the United Church of Christ, Michael Broyde, Professor of Law at Emory University, and Edward Correia, Professor of Law at American University, will speak about the upcoming Supreme Court case Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley.

Each speaker will comment on the case from a different perspective and highlight the various issues arising out of the case. A reception will be held following the talk. 

CLE - Automobile Searches: New Direction or End of the Road for Constitutional Divergence?

When: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Newark

This symposium explores this recent development, the future of automobile search jurisprudence, and whether Witt is an anomaly in the tradition of divergence or signals a new direction for the Court in search and seizure jurisprudence under New Jersey’s Constitution.

Protecting Consumers in a New Era

When: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: 
Newark

Presented by the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education, this conference which will feature a panel of academics and professionals who will discuss issues of consumer financial protection including policing banks, debt collections and justice, and mandatory arbitration and justice. Registration and CLE credit information is forthcoming.

Panelists:

Panel Discussion: Who Controls the Story? Alt-Facts, Social Action, and Archiving in the Digital Age

When: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Where: 
Camden

Political and legal activism is increasingly carried out on social media and the internet, yet digital data can easily be lost or erased. This panel addresses the challenges of preserving and documenting this unfolding history. Panelists include: Barbara Ortiz Howard (Women On 20s), Diana Trasatti (Moms Demand Action), Lloyd Henderson (NAACP, Camden East Chapter), John Joergensen (Director, Rutgers Law Library) and will be moderated by Prof. Linda Wharton, ’81 (Stockton University)

Admission is free.

5K Run for Justice on April 1, 2017

When: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00am
Where: 
Camden

5K Run for Justice

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Race start: 9am Registration : 8am

Rutgers University Athletics Center

301 Linden Street        

Camden, NJ

Raising Funds for Social Justice

Many law students dedicate their summers to public interest legal work, advocating for social justice and civil rights.  The Run for Justice raises funds for small stipends for these otherwise unpaid internships.

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