Widener Faculty to Speak at 2010 AALS Annual Meeting
Web Editor - Published: January 1, 2010
AALSJanuaryPromoWidener Law will have a strong presence at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools to be held January 6th through the 10th at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Lousiana. The theme of the 2010 Meeting is “Transformative Law.”

Dean Linda L. Ammons will serve as a panelist on Thursday, January 7th. The discussion, entitled, “Transforming Campus Culture: Enriching the Law School Experience for Students and Faculty Through Pro Bono Programs,” will focus on how pro bono programs can serve to promote an “ethic of service” in law school communities.

Professor John G. Culhane, Director of the Health Law Institute, will speak on the Family and Juvenile Law panel, Co-Sponsored by the Sections on Children and the Law, Poverty Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, and Women in Legal Education. Associate Professor Alicia B. Kelly will serve as the moderator for the panel, which will take place on Friday the 8th from 10:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.

Associate Professor Jill E. Family will present a talk entitled “A Broader View of Immigration Adjudication,” on Friday the 8th as part of the Immigration Law session entitled “Adjudication in Immigration Law: Concerns and Realities.”

On Saturday morning, Professor Juliet M. Moringiello will present the draft of a paper that she wrote with Bill Reynolds of the University of Maryland Law School entitled "What's Software Got to Do With It? A Critique of the ALI Principles of the Law of Software Contracts." Professor Moringiello’s presentation will come during the second session of program on Commercial and Related Consumer Law.

In addition, Legal Writing Professor Starla J. Williams will be hosting a Coffee Chat on Thursday, January 7, 2010 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. as part of her duties as co-chair of the Legal Writing Diversity Committee.