Several College of Law Faculty to Present at AALS Annual Meeting

Eight College of Law faculty members, including Dean Craig M. Boise, will moderate panels and present their research at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting (“The Power of Words“), taking place Jan. 5-10, 2021. Among the topics Syracuse faculty will address are the effects of COVID-19 on legal education, mental health, people with disabilities, and national security; Brexit and European law; the future of the Americans with Disabilities Act; capital acquisition; and climate change law and policy.

Read the full AALS Annual Meeting program here.

College of Law Faculty Presentations

Professor Kristen Barnes (Chair, Section on European Law), “Comparing Data Protection Structures in the European Union and the United States” (Co-Moderator)

January 5 | 1:15 p.m.
Sections on European Law and Defamation and Privacy Joint Program

Professor Kristen Barnes (Chair, European Law Section), “EU Mixed Agreements Under Brexit, Refugee Women, and Gender Equality” (Moderator)

January 6 | 4:15 p.m.
Section on European Law: Works-in-Progress Panel

Professor Nina Kohn, “Intersectionality, Aging, and the Law”

January 6 | 2:45 p.m.
Section on Aging and the Law

Professor Nina Kohn, “Section on Law and Mental Disability” (Moderator)

January 7 | 1:15 p.m.
“This panel will examine the challenges and pitfalls of providing mental health services in the current moment.”

Professor Mark Nevitt, “Is Climate Change a National Emergency”

January 7 | 4:45 p.m.
Section on Environmental Law

Professor Arlene Kanter, “Times are Changing: The Right to Remote Work Under the Americans with Disabilities Act”

January 8 | 2:45 p.m.
AALS Hot Topic Program: “Disability and COVID-19: Lessons from Disability, Lessons from the Pandemic” (Moderated by Professor Doron Dorfman)

Professor Robert Ashford, “Ameliorating Wealth Concentration by Broadening Capital Acquisition with the Earnings of Capital”

January 8 | 1:15 p.m.
Section on Socio-Economics: “For Whose Benefit the Corporation? Perspectives on Shareholder and Stakeholder Primacy”

Dean Craig M. BoiseThe Future of Legal Education: Online Teaching Post-COVID-19”

January 8 | TBD
Dean’s Forum

The Hon. James E. Baker, “National Security Implications of COVID-19”

January 9 | 11 a.m.
Addressing topics in the Journal of National Security Law & Policy special COVID-19 issue.

Professor Mark Nevitt, “Is Climate Change a National Emergency”

January 9 | 4:45 p.m.
Section on National Security Law